The median contractor rate for a Services Delivery Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Delivery Manager
England / London
Rank 368 393 369
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 38 47 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 32
Median daily rate £500 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -0.47% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year +41.46% -  

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 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +5 6 £500 +25.00% 7
Croydon +5 2 £325 -33.33%
Hammersmith - 2 £450 -
Bromley - 1 £575 -
Services Delivery Manager
England

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 69 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 50 (72.46%) ITIL
3 39 (56.52%) Service Management
4 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
5 18 (26.09%) SC Cleared
6 17 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (23.19%) SLA
8 15 (21.74%) Finance
9 14 (20.29%) PRINCE2
10 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
11 11 (15.94%) Coaching
12 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (13.04%) Service Design
14 8 (11.59%) ITSM
14 8 (11.59%) ITIL V3
15 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
15 7 (10.14%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
16 6 (8.70%) Project Management
16 6 (8.70%) Degree
16 6 (8.70%) Line Management
17 5 (7.25%) Marketing
17 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
17 5 (7.25%) Change Management
17 5 (7.25%) CRM
17 5 (7.25%) Legal
18 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
18 4 (5.80%) MS Office
18 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Management
18 4 (5.80%) Portfolio Management

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (1.45%) CMS
1 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Network Security
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Legal
2 5 (7.25%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.90%) CMDB
2 2 (2.90%) Reinsurance
2 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.45%) IVR
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 50 (72.46%) ITIL
3 39 (56.52%) Service Management
4 17 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.29%) PRINCE2
6 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 11 (15.94%) Coaching
8 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.04%) Service Design
10 8 (11.59%) ITIL V3
10 8 (11.59%) ITSM
11 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
12 6 (8.70%) Line Management
12 6 (8.70%) Project Management
13 5 (7.25%) Change Management
13 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (7.25%) CRM
14 4 (5.80%) Case Management
14 4 (5.80%) Portfolio Management
14 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) C
1 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 18 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) IBM
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (1.45%) Mercator
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
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