Period
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The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 127 126 119
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +75
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 71 42 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.64% 1.31% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.40% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 15
10th Percentile £413 £414 £238
25th Percentile £463 £489 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £575 £500
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -
75th Percentile £600 £605 £544
90th Percentile £725 £685 £570
Central London median daily rate £550 £555 £500
% change year-on-year -0.86% +10.95% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 4,048 2,994 2,552
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.34% 93.68% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,995 2,196 1,913
10th Percentile £358 £350 £306
25th Percentile £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -2.44%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £600
90th Percentile £775 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £545 £500
% change year-on-year +0.92% +9.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 37
10th Percentile £17.10 £12.30 £12.47
25th Percentile £25.94 £14.06 £14.38
Median hourly rate £44.50 £23.00 £26.00
Median % change year-on-year +93.48% -11.54% +30.00%
75th Percentile £55.38 £31.08 £38.75
90th Percentile £64.55 £38.65 £54.10
Central London median hourly rate £43.00 £23.00 £26.22
% change year-on-year +86.96% -12.28% +31.10%

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Delivery Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in the City of London

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Delivery Manager in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in the City of London

Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Delivery Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in the City of London

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, Delivery Manager contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 47 (66.20%) Agile
2 22 (30.99%) Public Sector
3 18 (25.35%) Scrum
4 17 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (21.13%) Project Management
5 15 (21.13%) Social Skills
6 13 (18.31%) Project Delivery
6 13 (18.31%) Service Delivery
7 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
7 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
8 11 (15.49%) Finance
9 10 (14.08%) ITIL
9 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (12.68%) Change Management
11 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
11 8 (11.27%) DevOps
11 8 (11.27%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 7 (9.86%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (9.86%) User Research
12 7 (9.86%) Azure
13 6 (8.45%) AWS
13 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (8.45%) Microsoft 365
13 6 (8.45%) Migration
13 6 (8.45%) Conflict Resolution
14 5 (7.04%) Programme Delivery
14 5 (7.04%) Coaching
14 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
14 5 (7.04%) Degree
14 5 (7.04%) JIRA

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Azure
2 6 (8.45%) AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (5.63%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.82%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.41%) GitHub
5 1 (1.41%) Miro
5 1 (1.41%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) LAN
1 3 (4.23%) WAN
2 2 (2.82%) MPLS
2 2 (2.82%) SD-WAN
2 2 (2.82%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (2.82%) Wireless
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Power BI
2 1 (1.41%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.41%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) JIRA
General
1 22 (30.99%) Public Sector
2 15 (21.13%) Social Skills
3 11 (15.49%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Influencing Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Billing
5 2 (2.82%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
1 4 (5.63%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) Agile
2 18 (25.35%) Scrum
3 17 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (21.13%) Project Management
5 13 (18.31%) Project Delivery
5 13 (18.31%) Service Delivery
6 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (14.08%) ITIL
7 9 (12.68%) Change Management
8 8 (11.27%) DevOps
8 8 (11.27%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 7 (9.86%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (9.86%) User Research
10 6 (8.45%) Conflict Resolution
10 6 (8.45%) Migration
10 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (7.04%) Coaching
11 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
11 5 (7.04%) Programme Delivery
12 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) PMO
1 2 (2.82%) QA
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.41%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.41%) New Relic
3 1 (1.41%) Splunk