The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 256 277
Rank change year-on-year -42 +21  
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 324 482 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.94% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.98% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 328 256
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +41.46% -36.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 41107 49028 48272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.61% 95.21% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26821 32442 29747
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1373 1399 1938
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +2.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in England over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
London -9 142 £500 +5.26% 31
South East +29 78 £454 +6.88% 7
West Midlands +33 28 £450 -2.70% 7
East of England +11 19 £450 +18.42% 4
South West +4 19 £475 +39.70% 1
Yorkshire -14 14 £400 -31.91% 7
East Midlands -20 11 £343 -20.80% 2
North West -60 8 £500 -5.66% 5
North East +4 5 £434 -27.70%
Delivery Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 England region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 264 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (36.61%) Service Delivery
3 174 (28.95%) Project Management
4 156 (25.96%) Finance
5 123 (20.47%) ITIL
6 104 (17.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 93 (15.47%) Scrum
8 91 (15.14%) Service Management
9 90 (14.98%) PRINCE2
10 73 (12.15%) Security Cleared
11 56 (9.32%) SC Cleared
12 50 (8.32%) Telecoms
13 49 (8.15%) Agile Project Management
14 48 (7.99%) Coaching
15 45 (7.49%) SLA
16 43 (7.15%) Waterfall
17 40 (6.66%) Change Management
18 38 (6.32%) Banking
19 37 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
20 35 (5.82%) Programme Management
21 34 (5.66%) Microsoft
21 34 (5.66%) User Stories
21 34 (5.66%) Mentoring
22 33 (5.49%) Line Management
23 31 (5.16%) Migration
24 27 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
24 27 (4.49%) ITIL V3
25 25 (4.16%) Office 365
25 25 (4.16%) DevOps
25 25 (4.16%) Software Delivery

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 17 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.33%) Confluence
3 6 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.67%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.50%) CMS
5 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.17%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.17%) Mule
6 1 (0.17%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.17%) HFM
3 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.16%) Office 365
2 9 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.83%) IaaS
4 5 (0.83%) PaaS
5 4 (0.67%) SaaS
6 3 (0.50%) G Suite
6 3 (0.50%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.17%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.33%) Firewall
2 6 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.50%) SSL
3 3 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.50%) VoIP
3 3 (0.50%) VPN
4 2 (0.33%) DNS
4 2 (0.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.33%) Internet
4 2 (0.33%) IPsec
4 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.33%) MPLS
4 2 (0.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) 2G
5 1 (0.17%) 3G
5 1 (0.17%) CTI
5 1 (0.17%) DWDM
5 1 (0.17%) HTTP
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (0.67%) MySQL
2 3 (0.50%) Big Data
2 3 (0.50%) Data Lake
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (0.50%) SAP BW
2 3 (0.50%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.33%) MS Access
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 17 (2.83%) JIRA
2 4 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 156 (25.96%) Finance
2 50 (8.32%) Telecoms
3 38 (6.32%) Banking
4 22 (3.66%) Legal
5 21 (3.49%) Marketing
6 20 (3.33%) Retail
7 13 (2.16%) Law
8 11 (1.83%) Billing
9 10 (1.66%) Publishing
10 9 (1.50%) Electronics
11 8 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.67%) Advertising
12 4 (0.67%) Automotive
12 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.33%) Front Office
14 2 (0.33%) Games
14 2 (0.33%) Local Government
15 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.83%) Velocity
2 10 (1.66%) Middleware
2 10 (1.66%) Web Services
3 5 (0.83%) .NET
4 3 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.50%) WPF
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.33%) SAML
5 2 (0.33%) XML
5 2 (0.33%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.17%) EDI
6 1 (0.17%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.17%) J2EE
6 1 (0.17%) JSON
6 1 (0.17%) Lucene
6 1 (0.17%) Node.js
6 1 (0.17%) RESTful
6 1 (0.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.83%) Data Centre
3 9 (1.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.00%) PMI
5 5 (0.83%) User Experience
5 5 (0.83%) Virtual Team
6 4 (0.67%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.50%) CMDB
7 3 (0.50%) IVR
7 3 (0.50%) NHS
8 2 (0.33%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.33%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.33%) Social Media
8 2 (0.33%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.17%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.17%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.17%) Fintech
9 1 (0.17%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.17%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.99%) Windows
2 12 (2.00%) Linux
3 9 (1.50%) Unix
4 4 (0.67%) Android
4 4 (0.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (36.61%) Service Delivery
3 174 (28.95%) Project Management
4 123 (20.47%) ITIL
5 104 (17.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 93 (15.47%) Scrum
7 91 (15.14%) Service Management
8 90 (14.98%) PRINCE2
9 49 (8.15%) Agile Project Management
10 48 (7.99%) Coaching
11 43 (7.15%) Waterfall
12 40 (6.66%) Change Management
13 37 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (5.82%) Programme Management
15 34 (5.66%) Mentoring
15 34 (5.66%) User Stories
16 33 (5.49%) Line Management
17 31 (5.16%) Migration
18 27 (4.49%) ITIL V3
19 25 (4.16%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.50%) Java
2 4 (0.67%) C
3 2 (0.33%) C#
3 2 (0.33%) PHP
3 2 (0.33%) SQL
4 1 (0.17%) Go
4 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.17%) Python
4 1 (0.17%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 73 (12.15%) Security Cleared
2 56 (9.32%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.16%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (3.49%) Degree
5 20 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (2.66%) APMP
7 15 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (2.33%) PMP
9 13 (2.16%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.33%) ISEB
11 6 (1.00%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.67%) CIPD
13 3 (0.50%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.17%) CCIE
15 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
15 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.49%) SLA
2 15 (2.50%) PMO
3 12 (2.00%) QA
4 8 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.50%) GAMP
5 3 (0.50%) GxP
5 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.33%) COBIT
6 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.33%) GAAP
6 2 (0.33%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.17%) Basel III
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.17%) MiFID
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.50%) AirWatch
1 3 (0.50%) Ansible
1 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.33%) Puppet
2 2 (0.33%) SCCM
2 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.49%) SAP
3 18 (3.00%) Oracle
4 10 (1.66%) Huawei
5 8 (1.33%) Cisco
5 8 (1.33%) ServiceNow
6 7 (1.16%) Apple
7 6 (1.00%) Remedy
8 5 (0.83%) Ericsson
8 5 (0.83%) IBM
9 4 (0.67%) BT
9 4 (0.67%) CyberArk
9 4 (0.67%) hybris
9 4 (0.67%) Pega
10 3 (0.50%) VMware
11 2 (0.33%) Adobe
11 2 (0.33%) Google
11 2 (0.33%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.33%) IBM Sterling
11 2 (0.33%) Progress
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