Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 18 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 59 84
Rank change year-on-year -5 +25 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 25 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.99% 2.39% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.54% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 34
Cheshire median daily rate £525 £500 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.38% +6.70%
10th Percentile £463 £425 £425
90th Percentile £693 £671 £650
North West median daily rate £525 £475 £495
% change year-on-year +10.53% -4.04% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £36.11 -
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.11 -
% change year-on-year +24.62% - -

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 1,209 1,221 1,929
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 94.00% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 863 1,291
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £226 £213 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 61 83
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.15 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% -12.58% +1.94%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £28.75 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% -18.60% +30.30%

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 January 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 January 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
Warrington -7 10 £525 +5.00% 1
Crewe - 7 £525 - 1
Knutsford -11 3 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £525 -
Widnes - 1 £450 -
Delivery Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
3 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (32.00%) Migration
5 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (16.00%) PRINCE
8 4 (16.00%) Coaching
9 3 (12.00%) Programme Delivery
9 3 (12.00%) Service Management
9 3 (12.00%) SAP
9 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (8.00%) Legal
10 2 (8.00%) ATG
10 2 (8.00%) CMS
10 2 (8.00%) Teradata
10 2 (8.00%) SQL
10 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (8.00%) Sun
10 2 (8.00%) HP
10 2 (8.00%) PaaS

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 (8.00%) CMS
1 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
3 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (32.00%) Migration
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Project Management
5 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (16.00%) Coaching
7 4 (16.00%) PRINCE
7 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) Programme Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.00%) Service Management
9 2 (8.00%) Content Management
9 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) ATG
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) hybris
3 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.00%) Sun
3 2 (8.00%) Teradata
4 1 (4.00%) Cadence
4 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft