The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Delivery Manager
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 62 79
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 8 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.27% 2.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 2.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 0
Median daily rate £385 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.83% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 596 867 947
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.45% 94.34% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 628 566
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 49
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £21.40 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Delivery Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in Cheshire

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Delivery Manager in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in Cheshire

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in Cheshire

Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Delivery Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Warrington +13 5 £680 +13.33%
Macclesfield +1 1 £385 +10.00%
Chester - 1 £300 -
Delivery Manager
North West

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Kanban
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 1 (8.33%) Secure Coding
4 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) TDD

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) CA PPM
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Kanban
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft