The median contractor rate for a Services Delivery Manager was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Service Delivery Manager
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 484 519
Rank change year-on-year -4 +35  
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 101 139 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 100 69
Median daily rate £444 £409 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.56% -3.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £582 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +2.57% -4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £41.50

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 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Services Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Services Delivery Manager in England

Services Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Services Delivery Manager in England

Services Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Services Delivery Manager in England

Services 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 Services Delivery Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Services Delivery Manager in England

Services 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 Services Delivery Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 -14 41 £463 +5.71% 9
South East +24 31 £408 +0.36% 7
North West +25 12 £363 -19.44% 1
West Midlands +14 6 £450 +20.00% 3
East of England -4 4 - - 2
South West -3 3 £438 -23.91% 1
East Midlands -14 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Yorkshire +22 1 - -
Services Delivery Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Services 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 Services Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 195 (99.49%) Service Delivery
2 119 (60.71%) ITIL
3 80 (40.82%) Service Management
4 49 (25.00%) Finance
5 41 (20.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (18.88%) Security Cleared
7 31 (15.82%) SC Cleared
8 30 (15.31%) Project Management
9 25 (12.76%) ITSM
10 24 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (11.73%) Change Management
11 23 (11.73%) ITIL V3
12 22 (11.22%) Coaching
12 22 (11.22%) SLA
13 20 (10.20%) PRINCE2
14 19 (9.69%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (9.18%) Service Design
15 18 (9.18%) Mentoring
16 17 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Excel
17 16 (8.16%) Incident Management
18 15 (7.65%) Supplier Management
18 15 (7.65%) Legal
19 14 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
19 14 (7.14%) Service Delivery Management
20 13 (6.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 12 (6.12%) Line Management
21 12 (6.12%) ServiceNow
22 11 (5.61%) Microsoft
23 10 (5.10%) CRM

Services 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 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.51%) CloudStack
2 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (4.08%) Office 365
2 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.02%) IaaS
2 2 (1.02%) PaaS
2 2 (1.02%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Veeva
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) Internet
1 2 (1.02%) LAN
1 2 (1.02%) WAN
2 1 (0.51%) Firewall
2 1 (0.51%) PBX
2 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (1.53%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.55%) JIRA
General
1 49 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (7.65%) Legal
3 8 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.06%) Billing
4 6 (3.06%) Retail
5 4 (2.04%) Marketing
6 3 (1.53%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.53%) Local Government
6 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.02%) Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) French Language
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.51%) Web Services
1 1 (0.51%) XML
1 1 (0.51%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.04%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.53%) CMDB
5 3 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.53%) Replication
5 3 (1.53%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.02%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.02%) Life Science
7 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) IVR
7 1 (0.51%) NHS
7 1 (0.51%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.55%) Windows
2 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.02%) Android
4 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (99.49%) Service Delivery
2 119 (60.71%) ITIL
3 80 (40.82%) Service Management
4 41 (20.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (15.31%) Project Management
6 25 (12.76%) ITSM
7 24 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (11.73%) Change Management
8 23 (11.73%) ITIL V3
9 22 (11.22%) Coaching
10 20 (10.20%) PRINCE2
11 18 (9.18%) Mentoring
11 18 (9.18%) Service Design
12 16 (8.16%) Incident Management
13 15 (7.65%) Supplier Management
14 14 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (7.14%) Service Delivery Management
15 13 (6.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 12 (6.12%) Line Management
17 10 (5.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.04%) C
2 2 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (18.88%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.82%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.69%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.59%) Degree
5 7 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.06%) PMP
7 4 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.53%) CCNA
8 3 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.51%) CCENT
10 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.51%) MBA
10 1 (0.51%) MCSE
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.22%) SLA
2 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.04%) GAMP
4 3 (1.53%) GxP
4 3 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.02%) COBIT
5 2 (1.02%) QA
6 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (6.12%) ServiceNow
2 11 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.06%) Cisco
3 6 (3.06%) SAP
4 5 (2.55%) IBM
5 4 (2.04%) Apple
5 4 (2.04%) Oracle
6 3 (1.53%) Snow
7 2 (1.02%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.51%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.51%) Dell
8 1 (0.51%) HP
8 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.51%) Remedy
8 1 (0.51%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.51%) VMware
8 1 (0.51%) Xerox
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