The table below looks at the statistics for the Services Delivery Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Services Delivery Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 407 428 451
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 194 154 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 80 56
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£390 £433 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.82% +13.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £433 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.13% +15.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Services Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Services Delivery Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 189 £390 -8.23% 41
London +5 57 £413 -4.62% 15
South East -23 45 £408 -14.21% 8
South West +1 28 £390 -3.10% 4
Berkshire +8 21 £375 -25.74%
West Midlands -9 15 £375 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire +1 13 £335 +3.07% 6
East Midlands +8 10 £400 +17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 10 £408 -11.89% 2
Reading +21 9 £386 -17.60%
City of London +6 9 £300 -31.46% 5
North West -6 9 £407 - 1
Milton Keynes -11 9 £408 +16.42%
Gloucestershire - 9 £400 -
Bristol -8 8 £373 -7.45%
East of England -12 8 £410 -25.45% 3
South Yorkshire +7 6 £335 +3.07% 1
West Yorkshire -6 6 £300 -7.69% 4
Bedfordshire - 6 £410 - 1
Surrey -1 5 £550 +10.00% 3
Manchester -6 5 £401 -
Sheffield +2 4 £305 -6.15% 1
Leeds -3 4 £400 +23.07% 4
Warwickshire -4 4 £370 +9.62%
North East -23 4 £373 -25.50%
Hampshire -24 4 £490 -2.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -26 4 £373 -25.50%
Northamptonshire - 4 £575 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £350 - 1
Northampton - 4 £575 -

Services Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Services Delivery Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Services Delivery Manager in their job title.

1 327 (99.70%) Service Delivery
2 220 (67.07%) ITIL
3 97 (29.57%) Service Management
4 80 (24.39%) Finance
5 79 (24.09%) Security Cleared
6 67 (20.43%) SLA
7 57 (17.38%) ITIL Certification
8 55 (16.77%) SC Cleared
9 45 (13.72%) Project Management
10 42 (12.80%) Risk Management
11 38 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (8.54%) PRINCE2
14 26 (7.93%) E-Commerce
14 26 (7.93%) Telecoms
14 26 (7.93%) DV Cleared
15 24 (7.32%) Supplier Management
16 22 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (6.40%) Change Management
18 20 (6.10%) Management Information System
18 20 (6.10%) Microsoft
19 19 (5.79%) People Management
20 18 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (5.49%) Line Management
20 18 (5.49%) Business Development
20 18 (5.49%) Degree
20 18 (5.49%) SAP
21 17 (5.18%) Incident Management
21 17 (5.18%) Problem Management
22 16 (4.88%) ITSM

Services Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Services Delivery Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Services Delivery Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.22%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (3.66%) MS Office
2 10 (3.05%) MS Project
3 8 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.83%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.30%) Endur
2 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.91%) SaaS
2 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.44%) 3G
2 6 (1.83%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (1.52%) 4G
4 3 (0.91%) WAN
5 2 (0.61%) Internet
5 2 (0.61%) LTE
6 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.30%) GPRS
6 1 (0.30%) GSM
6 1 (0.30%) UMTS
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.30%) Big Data
3 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.22%) JUnit
General
1 80 (24.39%) Finance
2 26 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.05%) Banking
4 9 (2.74%) Retail
5 7 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.52%) Marketing
6 5 (1.52%) Law
6 5 (1.52%) Legal
7 4 (1.22%) Back Office
8 3 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.91%) Electronics
8 3 (0.91%) Games
9 2 (0.61%) Advertising
9 2 (0.61%) Publishing
9 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.44%) J2EE
2 3 (0.91%) EDI
2 3 (0.91%) WAP
3 1 (0.30%) Web Services
3 1 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.10%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.05%) NHS
4 6 (1.83%) FMCG
4 6 (1.83%) User Experience
5 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.91%) Kindle
7 3 (0.91%) Online Games
7 3 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.91%) DTV
8 2 (0.61%) Statistics
8 2 (0.61%) iPad
9 1 (0.30%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.30%) Wiki
9 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.30%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.96%) Windows
2 4 (1.22%) Linux
2 4 (1.22%) UNIX
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (99.70%) Service Delivery
2 220 (67.07%) ITIL
3 97 (29.57%) Service Management
4 45 (13.72%) Project Management
5 42 (12.80%) Risk Management
6 38 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 34 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (8.54%) PRINCE2
9 26 (7.93%) E-Commerce
10 24 (7.32%) Supplier Management
11 22 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (6.40%) Change Management
13 19 (5.79%) People Management
14 18 (5.49%) Line Management
14 18 (5.49%) Business Development
15 17 (5.18%) Incident Management
15 17 (5.18%) Problem Management
16 16 (4.88%) ITSM
17 13 (3.96%) Performance Management
17 13 (3.96%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.35%) SQL
2 9 (2.74%) Java
3 1 (0.30%) C#
3 1 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 79 (24.09%) Security Cleared
2 57 (17.38%) ITIL Certification
3 55 (16.77%) SC Cleared
4 26 (7.93%) DV Cleared
5 18 (5.49%) Degree
6 13 (3.96%) ISEB
6 13 (3.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.91%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (0.91%) PMP
7 3 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.30%) CISSP
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (20.43%) SLA
2 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.61%) BS15000
3 2 (0.61%) COBIT
3 2 (0.61%) QA
3 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) COREP
4 1 (0.30%) FINREP
4 1 (0.30%) Basel III
4 1 (0.30%) BS25999
4 1 (0.30%) BS7799
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.13%) OVSD
2 3 (0.91%) OpenView
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 20 (6.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.49%) SAP
3 11 (3.35%) Oracle
4 6 (1.83%) JD Edwards
5 5 (1.52%) IBM
5 5 (1.52%) HP
6 4 (1.22%) Citrix
6 4 (1.22%) hybris
7 2 (0.61%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.61%) VMware
7 2 (0.61%) Lotus
7 2 (0.61%) EMC
7 2 (0.61%) Cognos
7 2 (0.61%) Infor
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco
8 1 (0.30%) BMC
8 1 (0.30%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
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