Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 281 307
Rank change year-on-year -33 +26 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 685 921 774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.91% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.95% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 638 523
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £313
90th Percentile £613 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
England median hourly rate £35.00 £101.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.43% +211.54% -1.72%
10th Percentile £31.40 £31.63 £31.25
90th Percentile £46.25 £175.88 £33.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +70.73% -36.92% +11.93%

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 83672 96526 97318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.11% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 54598 63585 61301
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2671 2836 3805
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.48
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 21 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
London -17 323 £500 +5.26% 38
South East +49 153 £450 +6.51% 13
Midlands +11 76 £465 +8.14% 2
North of England -71 74 £400 -20.00% 13
West Midlands +33 55 £475 +10.47% 2
Yorkshire -7 34 £400 -18.37% 6
North West -68 32 £400 -20.00% 7
East of England -6 30 £443 +10.63% 4
South West -9 30 £450 +2.86% 3
East Midlands -29 20 £450 +4.65%
North East +38 10 £500 +11.11%
Delivery Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 326 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (35.62%) Service Delivery
3 235 (34.31%) Project Management
4 168 (24.53%) Finance
5 166 (24.23%) ITIL
6 147 (21.46%) Scrum
7 142 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 100 (14.60%) Security Cleared
9 95 (13.87%) Service Management
10 92 (13.43%) PRINCE2
11 89 (12.99%) Agile Project Management
12 71 (10.36%) SC Cleared
13 61 (8.91%) Coaching
14 60 (8.76%) Programme Management
15 59 (8.61%) Telecoms
16 52 (7.59%) Change Management
17 47 (6.86%) Kanban
18 42 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
18 42 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
19 41 (5.99%) Banking
20 40 (5.84%) SAP
21 39 (5.69%) Mentoring
22 38 (5.55%) User Stories
23 37 (5.40%) Software Delivery
23 37 (5.40%) JIRA
24 33 (4.82%) Microsoft
25 32 (4.67%) SLA
25 32 (4.67%) Migration
25 32 (4.67%) Waterfall
26 31 (4.53%) Office 365

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 16 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.46%) Confluence
3 6 (0.88%) CMS
3 6 (0.88%) OpenStack
3 6 (0.88%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.15%) Apache
6 1 (0.15%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.15%) SAS
6 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.92%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.44%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.29%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.15%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.53%) Office 365
2 11 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.46%) PaaS
4 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.02%) IaaS
6 5 (0.73%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.58%) G Suite
8 3 (0.44%) SaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.17%) WAN
1 8 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (1.02%) Firewall
3 6 (0.88%) LAN
4 4 (0.58%) SMS
5 2 (0.29%) Internet
5 2 (0.29%) VoIP
5 2 (0.29%) VPN
6 1 (0.15%) 4G
6 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.15%) Broadband
6 1 (0.15%) DOCSIS
6 1 (0.15%) DWDM
6 1 (0.15%) IPv6
6 1 (0.15%) LTE
6 1 (0.15%) MPLS
6 1 (0.15%) PBX
6 1 (0.15%) Skype
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.92%) Big Data
2 19 (2.77%) Hadoop
3 16 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (2.19%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.73%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.29%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.29%) MS Access
8 1 (0.15%) Lumira
8 1 (0.15%) MySQL
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.15%) QlikView
8 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 37 (5.40%) JIRA
2 6 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 168 (24.53%) Finance
2 59 (8.61%) Telecoms
3 41 (5.99%) Banking
4 26 (3.80%) Retail
5 25 (3.65%) Legal
6 22 (3.21%) Marketing
7 15 (2.19%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.90%) Electronics
10 11 (1.61%) Law
11 8 (1.17%) Billing
11 8 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.17%) Publishing
12 4 (0.58%) Local Government
13 3 (0.44%) Advertising
13 3 (0.44%) Front Office
13 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.04%) D3.js
1 14 (2.04%) JSON
2 9 (1.31%) Middleware
3 6 (0.88%) .NET
3 6 (0.88%) Velocity
4 4 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.44%) WPF
6 2 (0.29%) Lucene
6 2 (0.29%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.29%) Web Services
6 2 (0.29%) XML
6 2 (0.29%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.15%) COM+
7 1 (0.15%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 16 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.61%) Virtual Team
5 9 (1.31%) NHS
5 9 (1.31%) User Experience
6 8 (1.17%) PMI
7 7 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.88%) Derivative
9 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.73%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (0.58%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.58%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.44%) CMDB
11 3 (0.44%) Fintech
11 3 (0.44%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.29%) Life Science
12 2 (0.29%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.77%) Windows
2 6 (0.88%) Windows 10
3 5 (0.73%) Unix
3 5 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.58%) Linux
4 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.29%) Android
6 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (35.62%) Service Delivery
3 235 (34.31%) Project Management
4 166 (24.23%) ITIL
5 147 (21.46%) Scrum
6 142 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 95 (13.87%) Service Management
8 92 (13.43%) PRINCE2
9 89 (12.99%) Agile Project Management
10 61 (8.91%) Coaching
11 60 (8.76%) Programme Management
12 52 (7.59%) Change Management
13 47 (6.86%) Kanban
14 42 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 39 (5.69%) Mentoring
16 38 (5.55%) User Stories
17 37 (5.40%) Software Delivery
18 32 (4.67%) Migration
18 32 (4.67%) Waterfall
19 31 (4.53%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.19%) JavaScript
2 7 (1.02%) Java
3 6 (0.88%) SQL
4 5 (0.73%) C
5 2 (0.29%) PHP
5 2 (0.29%) Python
5 2 (0.29%) SPARQL
6 1 (0.15%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.15%) Go
6 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.15%) R
6 1 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (14.60%) Security Cleared
2 71 (10.36%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.94%) Degree
4 24 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (3.07%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (2.92%) PMP
7 16 (2.34%) MAPM
8 14 (2.04%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.17%) APMP
9 8 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.02%) CCNA
10 7 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.02%) ISEB
11 5 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.44%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.29%) CCENT
14 2 (0.29%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.67%) SLA
2 19 (2.77%) PMO
3 10 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.31%) QA
5 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.88%) MiFID
6 4 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.58%) EMIR
6 4 (0.58%) GAMP
6 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.44%) GxP
8 2 (0.29%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.15%) Basel III
9 1 (0.15%) COBIT
9 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.29%) Firmware
3 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
4 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.44%) SCCM
2 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.15%) Ansible
3 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (5.84%) SAP
2 33 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.19%) Oracle
4 13 (1.90%) Cisco
5 12 (1.75%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.17%) IBM
6 8 (1.17%) Motorola
7 7 (1.02%) Huawei
7 7 (1.02%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.88%) Progress
8 6 (0.88%) Remedy
9 4 (0.58%) Apple
10 3 (0.44%) Google
10 3 (0.44%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.44%) Workday
11 2 (0.29%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.29%) hybris
11 2 (0.29%) Pega
11 2 (0.29%) VMware
11 2 (0.29%) Xerox
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