The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Services Delivery Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 118 111 120
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 30 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.38% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 2
Median daily rate £400 £450 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £392 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £476 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £187.50 £32.50 £88.42
% change year-on-year
+476.92% -63.24%
Services Delivery Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3071 2391 2420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.99% 94.25% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1832 1359 1221
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 150 175
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.14 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Services Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Services Delivery Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Services Delivery Manager across the West Midlands region.

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Services Delivery Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Services Delivery Manager across the West Midlands region.

Services Delivery Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Services Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Shropshire -16 16 £610 +65.98%
Birmingham -4 5 £250 - 2
Herefordshire +2 2 £400 -14.66%
Solihull - 2 - -
Walsall - 2 £250 -
Coventry - 1 £388 -
Services Delivery Manager
England

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Services Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 26 (55.32%) ITIL
3 22 (46.81%) Service Management
4 13 (27.66%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
6 11 (23.40%) Finance
6 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
7 10 (21.28%) ITIL V3
7 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
8 9 (19.15%) Cisco
9 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (17.02%) Billing
9 8 (17.02%) Matrix Management
9 8 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (14.89%) ITSM
11 6 (12.77%) Virtual Team
12 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
12 5 (10.64%) Change Control
12 5 (10.64%) Capacity Management
12 5 (10.64%) Migration
13 4 (8.51%) High Availability
14 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (6.38%) People Management
14 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
14 3 (6.38%) Project Management
14 3 (6.38%) SLA
14 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
14 3 (6.38%) Release Management
14 3 (6.38%) Change Management
15 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) Intranet
1 1 (2.13%) Skype
1 1 (2.13%) VoIP
1 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) CA Gen
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Billing
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
1 1 (2.13%) EDI
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
1 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) Virtual Team
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 26 (55.32%) ITIL
3 22 (46.81%) Service Management
4 13 (27.66%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
6 10 (21.28%) ITIL V3
7 8 (17.02%) Matrix Management
7 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (14.89%) ITSM
9 5 (10.64%) Capacity Management
9 5 (10.64%) Change Control
9 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
9 5 (10.64%) Migration
10 4 (8.51%) High Availability
11 3 (6.38%) Change Management
11 3 (6.38%) People Management
11 3 (6.38%) Project Management
11 3 (6.38%) Release Management
11 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
12 2 (4.26%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) APMP
3 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Cisco
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix
2 1 (2.13%) Fujitsu
2 1 (2.13%) Infor
2 1 (2.13%) Informatica
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle