The median contractor rate for a Services Delivery Manager was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 378 379
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 41 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 35
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £720 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +2.57% -4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Services Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Services Delivery Manager in London

Services Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Services Delivery Manager in London

Services Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Services Delivery Manager in London

Services Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Services Delivery Manager in London

Services Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +7 9 £375 -21.05% 3
Brentford - 1 £220 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £450 -
Services Delivery Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Services Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 79 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 62 (78.48%) ITIL
3 43 (54.43%) Service Management
4 28 (35.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (30.38%) Security Cleared
6 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared
7 18 (22.78%) Finance
8 17 (21.52%) Coaching
9 16 (20.25%) Mentoring
10 14 (17.72%) ITSM
11 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Excel
12 12 (15.19%) SLA
13 11 (13.92%) Change Management
14 10 (12.66%) Legal
14 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (12.66%) Line Management
14 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery Management
15 9 (11.39%) ITIL V3
15 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
16 8 (10.13%) Portfolio Management
16 8 (10.13%) Service Desk Management
16 8 (10.13%) Incident Management
17 7 (8.86%) Project Management
17 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
17 7 (8.86%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (8.86%) ServiceNow
18 6 (7.59%) Service Design
18 6 (7.59%) Release Management
19 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
19 5 (6.33%) JIRA

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Firewall
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
1 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) JIRA
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Legal
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Billing
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) French Language
6 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) Web Services
1 1 (1.27%) XML
1 1 (1.27%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Replication
2 3 (3.80%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.53%) CMDB
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.53%) Reinsurance
3 2 (2.53%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
1 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
1 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) Android
2 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 62 (78.48%) ITIL
3 43 (54.43%) Service Management
4 28 (35.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (21.52%) Coaching
6 16 (20.25%) Mentoring
7 14 (17.72%) ITSM
8 11 (13.92%) Change Management
9 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.66%) Line Management
9 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery Management
10 9 (11.39%) ITIL V3
10 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
11 8 (10.13%) Incident Management
11 8 (10.13%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (10.13%) Service Desk Management
12 7 (8.86%) Project Management
13 6 (7.59%) Release Management
13 6 (7.59%) Service Design
14 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) C
2 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (30.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.33%) Degree
5 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.53%) QA
4 1 (1.27%) COBIT
4 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.27%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
1 7 (8.86%) ServiceNow
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle
2 3 (3.80%) Snow
3 2 (2.53%) IBM
3 2 (2.53%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (2.53%) SAP
4 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft