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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 497 482 440
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 123 176 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 122 123
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £549 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -47 105 £450 +9.75% 17
London -16 37 £475 +1.33% 5
North West +6 19 £488 +2.63% 1
South East -8 17 £425 +4.23% 3
Wales +7 14 £450 +5.88%
South Wales +16 13 £450 +5.88%
Cardiff - 13 £450 -
East of England +10 10 £375 -11.76% 1
Cheshire +15 9 £500 -1.47%
Hampshire +28 8 £288 -31.34%
Warrington +6 8 £500 -1.47%
Yorkshire +21 7 £425 +29.77%
Manchester 0 7 £275 -21.48% 1
West Midlands -10 7 £425 -5.55% 1
West Yorkshire +12 5 £388 +19.23%
Bedfordshire +8 5 £363 -14.70%
South West +4 4 £625 +63.39% 4
Hertfordshire -2 4 £400 -33.33%
North East -33 4 £400 +14.28%
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 4 £400 +14.28%
Tyne and Wear -39 4 £400 +14.28%
Kent - 4 £525 - 1
Coventry - 4 £438 -
Bristol +5 3 £625 +117.39%
Hounslow +2 3 £350 -
Bedford - 3 £350 -
Scotland +9 2 £255 -32.00% 1
Basingstoke +7 2 £150 -61.29%
North Yorkshire +5 2 £450 +36.36%
City of London -7 2 £400 -8.57%

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 267 (98.52%) Service Delivery
2 171 (63.10%) ITIL
3 109 (40.22%) Service Management
4 68 (25.09%) SLA
5 51 (18.82%) Finance
6 43 (15.87%) Security Cleared
7 38 (14.02%) Project Management
8 35 (12.92%) ITIL V3
8 35 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (12.55%) PRINCE2
10 30 (11.07%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (9.23%) Problem Management
12 25 (9.23%) SC Cleared
13 24 (8.86%) ITSM
13 24 (8.86%) Data Centre
14 23 (8.49%) Change Management
15 19 (7.01%) Configuration Management
15 19 (7.01%) Supplier Management
16 18 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (6.27%) Release Management
17 17 (6.27%) Service Design
17 17 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (5.90%) Microsoft
19 15 (5.54%) Incident Management
20 14 (5.17%) Migration
20 14 (5.17%) ISEB
21 13 (4.80%) Risk Management
21 13 (4.80%) Change Control
21 13 (4.80%) People Management

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 9 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.58%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.37%) CMS
3 1 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (3.69%) MS Excel
1 10 (3.69%) MS Office
2 8 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.95%) Office 365
3 2 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.48%) DHCP
1 4 (1.48%) DNS
1 4 (1.48%) Network Security
1 4 (1.48%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.37%) Firewall
3 1 (0.37%) FTP
3 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.37%) LAN
3 1 (0.37%) PSTN
3 1 (0.37%) SAN
3 1 (0.37%) Skype
3 1 (0.37%) WAN
3 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.37%) MySQL
3 1 (0.37%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) CA Gen
2 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (18.82%) Finance
2 12 (4.43%) Banking
3 11 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.69%) Legal
5 9 (3.32%) Billing
6 8 (2.95%) French Language
7 7 (2.58%) Retail
8 5 (1.85%) Law
9 3 (1.11%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.11%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (1.11%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.74%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.37%) Marketing
11 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.74%) .NET
2 1 (0.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.43%) Virtual Team
4 9 (3.32%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (1.85%) NHS
5 5 (1.85%) Wiki
6 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.48%) Statistics
7 3 (1.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.74%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) CMDB
9 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.37%) Handset
9 1 (0.37%) IVR
9 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.37%) RIA
9 1 (0.37%) Tandem
9 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.69%) Windows
2 2 (0.74%) Unix
3 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.37%) Linux
3 1 (0.37%) MVS
3 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (98.52%) Service Delivery
2 171 (63.10%) ITIL
3 109 (40.22%) Service Management
4 38 (14.02%) Project Management
5 35 (12.92%) ITIL V3
5 35 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (12.55%) PRINCE2
7 26 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (9.23%) Problem Management
9 24 (8.86%) ITSM
10 23 (8.49%) Change Management
11 19 (7.01%) Configuration Management
11 19 (7.01%) Supplier Management
12 18 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (6.27%) Release Management
13 17 (6.27%) Service Design
14 15 (5.54%) Incident Management
15 14 (5.17%) Migration
16 13 (4.80%) Change Control
16 13 (4.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.48%) C
2 3 (1.11%) SQL
3 1 (0.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 30 (11.07%) ITIL Certification
3 25 (9.23%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.17%) ISEB
5 11 (4.06%) Degree
6 5 (1.85%) CISSP
6 5 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.74%) APMP
8 2 (0.74%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) ACDT
9 1 (0.37%) ACHDS
9 1 (0.37%) ACTC
9 1 (0.37%) CISM
9 1 (0.37%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.37%) MCDST
9 1 (0.37%) MCSM
9 1 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (25.09%) SLA
2 6 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.74%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.37%) Legato
1 1 (0.37%) SCCM
1 1 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (5.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.43%) Cisco
3 6 (2.21%) Citrix
3 6 (2.21%) Remedy
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle
4 4 (1.48%) VMware
5 3 (1.11%) HP
6 2 (0.74%) Apple
6 2 (0.74%) Fujitsu
6 2 (0.74%) IBM
6 2 (0.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.37%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.37%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.37%) F5
7 1 (0.37%) Progress
7 1 (0.37%) Samsung
7 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.37%) Sybase
7 1 (0.37%) Tableau
7 1 (0.37%) Verint
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