The table below looks at the statistics for the Services Delivery Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 116 86 103
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 6 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 1.09% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.18% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £330 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £434 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £88.42 - £33.28
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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
2338 1955 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.11% 92.43% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 1040 1068
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 146 151
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.13 £30.00 £37.50
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 in the West Midlands

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham -6 1 £250 -19.35% 1
Warwickshire -6 1 - - 1
Coventry -16 1 - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
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Services Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 10 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) OpenView
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Intel
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Front Office
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Billing
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) Local Government
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management

Services Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
General
1 1 (10.00%) Front Office
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Intel