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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 468 429 472
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 137 158 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 82 84
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £336 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £732
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.83 £43.56 £33.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.40% +30.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £33.28

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
52574 48917 53715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32287 29427 30052
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2054 2082 2685
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 30 September 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 -46 125 £425 - 40
South East -13 28 £400 +10.34% 8
North West +15 26 £500 - 3
London -36 22 £425 - 13
East of England -2 21 £500 -9.09% 1
Cheshire +17 15 £493 -1.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 12 £400 -
Milton Keynes +9 12 £400 -
Warrington - 12 £493 -
Cambridgeshire +11 10 £413 -
City of London +17 7 £448 +10.15% 5
South West -26 7 £431 +32.69% 1
Hertfordshire -19 6 £600 +60.00% 1
West Midlands -36 6 £338 -20.58% 6
Scotland -9 5 £350 - 1
Yorkshire -9 5 £380 +8.57% 4
Berkshire -9 5 £308 -10.21% 2
East Midlands +3 4 £325 -13.33% 4
West Yorkshire 0 4 £380 - 3
Manchester -12 4 £400 - 2
Bedfordshire - 4 £500 -
Leeds +9 3 £380 - 3
Northampton +4 3 £250 -37.50%
Northamptonshire +4 3 £250 -37.50% 2
Surrey 0 3 £344 -31.25% 3
Cambridge -2 3 £225 -
Wiltshire -11 3 £465 +3.33% 1
Hampshire -15 3 £300 -11.76% 2
South Wales - 3 £325 - 1
Wales - 3 £325 - 1

Services Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 273 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 179 (65.57%) ITIL
3 95 (34.80%) Service Management
4 62 (22.71%) Finance
5 52 (19.05%) SLA
6 48 (17.58%) Security Cleared
7 39 (14.29%) Project Management
8 38 (13.92%) ITIL Certification
9 37 (13.55%) Risk Management
10 33 (12.09%) Supplier Management
11 31 (11.36%) SC Cleared
12 28 (10.26%) Incident Management
13 25 (9.16%) PRINCE2
14 24 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (6.96%) Change Management
17 17 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (5.86%) CRM
19 15 (5.49%) SAP
19 15 (5.49%) Microsoft
20 14 (5.13%) Management Information System
20 14 (5.13%) Problem Management
20 14 (5.13%) DV Cleared
20 14 (5.13%) People Management
21 13 (4.76%) ITSM
21 13 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
22 12 (4.40%) Oracle
22 12 (4.40%) Windows
22 12 (4.40%) Performance Management
22 12 (4.40%) Banking

Services Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.73%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.56%) MS Project
2 7 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.10%) MS Office
3 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.37%) assyst
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.10%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) SAN
2 2 (0.73%) 3G
2 2 (0.73%) Firewall
3 1 (0.37%) LTE
3 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.37%) 4G
3 1 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.37%) GPRS
3 1 (0.37%) GSM
3 1 (0.37%) UMTS
3 1 (0.37%) DHCP
3 1 (0.37%) DNS
3 1 (0.37%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.20%) DataStage
1 6 (2.20%) Spotfire
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
General
1 62 (22.71%) Finance
2 12 (4.40%) Banking
3 11 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.93%) Retail
4 8 (2.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.20%) Legal
6 5 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.47%) Law
8 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.10%) Marketing
8 3 (1.10%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Games
9 2 (0.73%) Front Office
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Military
10 1 (0.37%) Publishing
10 1 (0.37%) Local Government
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.83%) Web Services
2 4 (1.47%) COM
3 3 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.20%) User Experience
4 5 (1.83%) NHS
4 5 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.10%) Kindle
7 2 (0.73%) FMCG
7 2 (0.73%) Open Source
7 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.37%) DTV
8 1 (0.37%) Online Games
8 1 (0.37%) Economics
8 1 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.40%) Windows
2 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.10%) UNIX
3 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 179 (65.57%) ITIL
3 95 (34.80%) Service Management
4 39 (14.29%) Project Management
5 37 (13.55%) Risk Management
6 33 (12.09%) Supplier Management
7 28 (10.26%) Incident Management
8 25 (9.16%) PRINCE2
9 24 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (6.96%) Change Management
12 16 (5.86%) CRM
13 14 (5.13%) Problem Management
13 14 (5.13%) People Management
14 13 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (4.76%) ITSM
15 12 (4.40%) Performance Management
16 11 (4.03%) Workflow
17 10 (3.66%) Business Continuity
17 10 (3.66%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.92%) ITIL Certification
3 31 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.66%) Degree
5 10 (3.66%) ISEB
5 10 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.73%) PMP
7 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.73%) MAPM
7 2 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.37%) CITP
8 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.37%) MBA
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (19.05%) SLA
2 5 (1.83%) QA
3 3 (1.10%) BS25999
3 3 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) BS15000
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.37%) GxP
5 1 (0.37%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.73%) XenApp
3 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.10%) OVSD
2 2 (0.73%) OpenView
2 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (5.49%) SAP
1 15 (5.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.40%) Oracle
3 7 (2.56%) IBM
4 6 (2.20%) HP
4 6 (2.20%) Citrix
4 6 (2.20%) JD Edwards
4 6 (2.20%) Axway
5 5 (1.83%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.83%) VMware
6 4 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.47%) NetApp
7 3 (1.10%) Reuters
7 3 (1.10%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.73%) Lotus
8 2 (0.73%) EMC
8 2 (0.73%) Capita
9 1 (0.37%) Infor
9 1 (0.37%) Intel
9 1 (0.37%) Cognos
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