Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 63 69
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 17 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.30% 2.19% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 2.30% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 28
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.00% +2.56% -5.80%
10th Percentile £313 £368 £393
90th Percentile £675 £695 £675
North West median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £6.00 - £187.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1,250 1,217 1,496
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 95.38% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 868 1,075
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £258 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 62 53
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.25 £38.75 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -10.53%

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Delivery Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -6 6 £360 - 1
Warrington -9 3 £525 -
Crewe -20 2 £650 +26.83% 2
Chester -3 1 - -
Delivery Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Delivery Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Waterfall
4 7 (41.18%) SDLC
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) RUP
4 7 (41.18%) Unix
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (41.18%) Change Management
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Project Planning
5 6 (35.29%) PRINCE
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) PMI
5 6 (35.29%) PMI Certification
6 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (29.41%) Supplier Management
6 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation

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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DMZ
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) iBATIS
1 1 (5.88%) JMS
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) PMI
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Waterfall
4 7 (41.18%) Change Management
4 7 (41.18%) Project Planning
4 7 (41.18%) RUP
4 7 (41.18%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) PRINCE
6 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (29.41%) Supplier Management
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) DevOps
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 1 (5.88%) Coaching
9 1 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
9 1 (5.88%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) PMI Certification
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco