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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 486 473 454
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 143 142 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 89 63
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£425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £380 £334
% change year-on-year
+16.77% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 -24 128 £425 +11.84% 41
London +19 50 £400 - 15
South East -16 26 £410 -8.88% 11
South West +8 18 £400 -11.11% 6
City of London -4 13 £435 +8.75% 3
Surrey +1 10 £438 -10.25% 8
North West -17 9 £515 +49.27% 3
Yorkshire -33 9 £515 +41.09% 2
East Midlands - 9 £416 - 1
West Yorkshire -29 8 £503 +35.81% 2
Northamptonshire - 8 £413 -
West Midlands +2 6 £350 +19.14% 2
Tyne and Wear -17 6 £503 +0.50%
North East -19 6 £503 +0.50% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 6 £503 +0.50%
Leeds -36 6 £503 +35.81%
Northampton - 6 £425 -
Birmingham +10 5 £350 +16.66% 2
Wiltshire +10 5 £350 -26.31% 3
Wales +3 5 £575 +4.54% 2
Berkshire +3 5 £395 -12.22%
Swansea - 5 £575 -
West Wales - 5 £575 -
Milton Keynes -1 4 £402 -8.11%
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £402 -10.66% 1
Scotland -4 4 £340 -2.85%
Edinburgh -7 4 £340 -2.85%
Cheshire -8 4 £518 +38.73% 1
South Yorkshire -10 4 £516 +72.08%
Warrington - 4 £518 -

Services Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 273 (98.56%) Service Delivery
2 185 (66.79%) ITIL
3 122 (44.04%) Service Management
4 80 (28.88%) Finance
5 68 (24.55%) SLA
6 50 (18.05%) Change Management
7 49 (17.69%) ITIL Certification
7 49 (17.69%) Security Cleared
8 47 (16.97%) Project Management
9 38 (13.72%) SC Cleared
10 36 (13.00%) PRINCE2
11 32 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (10.83%) ITSM
13 24 (8.66%) Incident Management
13 24 (8.66%) Degree
14 22 (7.94%) Problem Management
14 22 (7.94%) Microsoft
15 21 (7.58%) DV Cleared
15 21 (7.58%) Coaching
16 20 (7.22%) Supplier Management
16 20 (7.22%) SAP
16 20 (7.22%) Business Continuity
17 17 (6.14%) Telecoms
18 16 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (5.78%) MS Excel
19 15 (5.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 14 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (5.05%) CRM
20 14 (5.05%) Risk Management
20 14 (5.05%) Agile Software Development

Services Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 7 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.69%) MS Office
3 6 (2.17%) MS Project
4 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.72%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.72%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.17%) Office 365
2 4 (1.44%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.25%) WAN
2 8 (2.89%) LAN
3 6 (2.17%) NAS
4 5 (1.81%) VPN
5 3 (1.08%) SAN
6 2 (0.72%) DHCP
6 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.72%) Firewall
6 2 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.36%) Wireless
7 1 (0.36%) 2G
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.36%) 4G
7 1 (0.36%) PABX
7 1 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.36%) Broadband
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.36%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
General
1 80 (28.88%) Finance
2 17 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.61%) Banking
4 8 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.44%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Retail
6 3 (1.08%) Billing
6 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Advertising
7 2 (0.72%) French Language
7 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.08%) .NET
2 1 (0.36%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.61%) Performance Metrics
3 9 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.89%) Statistics
5 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.81%) NHS
7 3 (1.08%) FMCG
8 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) DTV
9 1 (0.36%) GIS
9 1 (0.36%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.36%) Informatics
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.36%) CMDB
9 1 (0.36%) PMI
9 1 (0.36%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.61%) Windows
2 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
2 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.72%) UNIX
3 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.72%) Android
4 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.36%) Linux
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (98.56%) Service Delivery
2 185 (66.79%) ITIL
3 122 (44.04%) Service Management
4 50 (18.05%) Change Management
5 47 (16.97%) Project Management
6 36 (13.00%) PRINCE2
7 32 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (10.83%) ITSM
9 24 (8.66%) Incident Management
10 22 (7.94%) Problem Management
11 21 (7.58%) Coaching
12 20 (7.22%) Supplier Management
12 20 (7.22%) Business Continuity
13 16 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (5.05%) Risk Management
14 14 (5.05%) CRM
14 14 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (4.69%) ITIL V3
15 13 (4.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.44%) SQL
2 2 (0.72%) C#
3 1 (0.36%) Java
3 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (17.69%) ITIL Certification
1 49 (17.69%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.72%) SC Cleared
3 24 (8.66%) Degree
4 21 (7.58%) DV Cleared
5 15 (5.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.89%) CCNA
7 7 (2.53%) MCSE
7 7 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.08%) APMP
9 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.72%) MCP
9 2 (0.72%) ISEB
10 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (24.55%) SLA
2 6 (2.17%) QA
3 4 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) XenApp
3 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) OVSD
2 2 (0.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.22%) SAP
3 11 (3.97%) Cisco
4 9 (3.25%) VMware
5 7 (2.53%) Citrix
6 4 (1.44%) IBM
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle
7 3 (1.08%) HP
7 3 (1.08%) Dell
7 3 (1.08%) EMC
7 3 (1.08%) Avaya
7 3 (1.08%) NetApp
8 2 (0.72%) Lotus
8 2 (0.72%) Apple
8 2 (0.72%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.72%) Hitachi
8 2 (0.72%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.36%) Capita
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe
9 1 (0.36%) JD Edwards
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