The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Services Delivery Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Delivery Manager
UK
Rank 496 531 447
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -84
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 90 91 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 54 110
Median daily rate £430 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 - £25.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Services Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Services Delivery Manager in the job title.

Services Delivery Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the UK.

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Services Delivery Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the UK.

Services Delivery Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Services Delivery Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 84 £450 +5.88% 25
London +8 23 £455 -1.62% 9
South East +15 20 £448 +13.90% 8
East of England +19 15 £438 +19.86% 4
West Midlands +19 13 £323 -32.81%
Birmingham - 9 £280 -
Hertfordshire -1 7 £550 +50.68% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £411 -0.96% 1
North West +23 5 £438 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +14 5 £324 -28.11%
Berkshire +14 5 £563 +45.16% 2
Watford +3 5 - - 2
Bedfordshire +8 4 £350 -22.22%
Milton Keynes +1 4 £411 -0.96% 1
South West +10 3 £430 +14.66%
City of London +7 3 £455 +1.11% 3
Bedford -1 3 £350 -22.22%
Coventry -7 3 £450 -6.25%
Hammersmith - 3 £450 -
Yorkshire +20 2 £375 -35.06% 1
Surrey +12 2 £456 +106.04% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 2 £488 -9.30%
Manchester +7 2 £400 +14.28%
Nottingham +2 2 £488 -9.30%
East Midlands +2 2 £488 -9.30% 1
Croydon -2 2 £325 -9.04%
Cambridge - 2 £438 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £456 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £438 - 1
Wales - 2 £388 -

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Services Delivery Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Services Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 226 (99.56%) Service Delivery
2 128 (56.39%) ITIL
3 86 (37.89%) Service Management
4 42 (18.50%) SLA
5 39 (17.18%) Security Cleared
6 34 (14.98%) PRINCE2
6 34 (14.98%) Finance
7 33 (14.54%) Project Management
8 31 (13.66%) SC Cleared
8 31 (13.66%) ITIL V3
9 29 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (10.57%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (8.37%) Service Design
12 15 (6.61%) Change Management
12 15 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (6.17%) Incident Management
14 13 (5.73%) Configuration Management
15 12 (5.29%) Risk Management
15 12 (5.29%) Supplier Management
15 12 (5.29%) Relational Database
16 11 (4.85%) Release Management
16 11 (4.85%) Telecoms
16 11 (4.85%) Microsoft
16 11 (4.85%) MS Office
17 10 (4.41%) ITSM
17 10 (4.41%) Migration
17 10 (4.41%) Degree
17 10 (4.41%) Office 365
17 10 (4.41%) Analytical Skills

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.20%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.44%) CMS
3 1 (0.44%) JCAPS
3 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (4.85%) MS Office
2 8 (3.52%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.41%) Office 365
2 7 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.88%) Veeva
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.76%) DHCP
1 4 (1.76%) DNS
2 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.88%) Internet
3 2 (0.88%) LAN
3 2 (0.88%) WAN
4 1 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) PSTN
4 1 (0.44%) Skype
4 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) CA Gen
General
1 34 (14.98%) Finance
2 11 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.52%) Banking
3 8 (3.52%) Billing
4 6 (2.64%) Marketing
5 5 (2.20%) Retail
6 4 (1.76%) French Language
6 4 (1.76%) Legal
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.44%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (0.44%) Web Services
2 1 (0.44%) XML
2 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (4.41%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.08%) Virtual Team
3 5 (2.20%) Wiki
4 4 (1.76%) NHS
5 3 (1.32%) CMDB
5 3 (1.32%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.88%) Economics
6 2 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.88%) Reinsurance
6 2 (0.88%) User Experience
6 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.44%) IVR
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) RIA
7 1 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.96%) Windows
2 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.44%) MVS
3 1 (0.44%) Unix
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (99.56%) Service Delivery
2 128 (56.39%) ITIL
3 86 (37.89%) Service Management
4 34 (14.98%) PRINCE2
5 33 (14.54%) Project Management
6 31 (13.66%) ITIL V3
7 29 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (8.37%) Service Design
9 15 (6.61%) Change Management
9 15 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (6.17%) Incident Management
11 13 (5.73%) Configuration Management
12 12 (5.29%) Risk Management
12 12 (5.29%) Supplier Management
13 11 (4.85%) Release Management
14 10 (4.41%) ITSM
14 10 (4.41%) Migration
15 9 (3.96%) Budgeting and Forecasting
15 9 (3.96%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.44%) C
2 1 (0.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (17.18%) Security Cleared
2 31 (13.66%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.57%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (4.41%) Degree
5 8 (3.52%) ISEB
6 5 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) APMP
7 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.88%) PMP
7 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CCAB
8 1 (0.44%) CISM
8 1 (0.44%) CISSP
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (18.50%) SLA
2 5 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.88%) GAMP
3 2 (0.88%) GxP
3 2 (0.88%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) HL7
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (3.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (4.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.52%) Cisco
2 8 (3.52%) SAP
3 5 (2.20%) Citrix
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle
4 3 (1.32%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.44%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.44%) BMC
5 1 (0.44%) BT
5 1 (0.44%) Concur
5 1 (0.44%) Fiorano
5 1 (0.44%) HP
5 1 (0.44%) IBM
5 1 (0.44%) Informatica
5 1 (0.44%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.44%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.44%) Juniper
5 1 (0.44%) Mercator
5 1 (0.44%) Progress
5 1 (0.44%) Remedy
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago