Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Services Delivery Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 505 490
Rank change year-on-year -49 -15 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 80 102 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 82
London median daily rate £438 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75% -3.61%
10th Percentile £303 £338 £310
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
England median daily rate £425 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £101.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -65.43% +211.54% +21.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Services Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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
Central London -5 13 £405 -10.00% 2
South London -25 11 £625 -16.67% 1
West London -12 4 £300 -20.58% 2
North London - 4 £408 -
East London -9 2 £525 -4.55%
Services Delivery Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (98.75%) Service Delivery
2 56 (70.00%) ITIL
3 36 (45.00%) Service Management
4 22 (27.50%) Finance
5 13 (16.25%) Incident Management
6 12 (15.00%) Change Management
6 12 (15.00%) Project Management
7 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
7 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
8 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.25%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (10.00%) SLA
10 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.75%) Service Design
11 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
12 6 (7.50%) Banking
12 6 (7.50%) Retail
12 6 (7.50%) Financial Institution
12 6 (7.50%) ITSM
12 6 (7.50%) Coaching
12 6 (7.50%) ITIL V3
13 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
13 5 (6.25%) Workflow
13 5 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (6.25%) Matrix Management
14 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
14 4 (5.00%) Asset Management

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 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (1.25%) SAS
1 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) MySQL
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
2 6 (7.50%) Financial Institution
2 6 (7.50%) Retail
3 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.00%) Law
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) German Language
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.25%) CSS
1 1 (1.25%) J2EE
1 1 (1.25%) jQuery
1 1 (1.25%) REST
1 1 (1.25%) Sass
1 1 (1.25%) Spring
1 1 (1.25%) Spring MVC
1 1 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) FMCG
3 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.50%) CMDB
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.25%) Unix
2 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (98.75%) Service Delivery
2 56 (70.00%) ITIL
3 36 (45.00%) Service Management
4 13 (16.25%) Incident Management
5 12 (15.00%) Change Management
5 12 (15.00%) Project Management
6 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.75%) Service Design
10 6 (7.50%) Coaching
10 6 (7.50%) ITIL V3
10 6 (7.50%) ITSM
11 5 (6.25%) Matrix Management
11 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.25%) Workflow
12 4 (5.00%) Asset Management
12 4 (5.00%) Proactive Management
12 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
12 4 (5.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (1.25%) C
2 1 (1.25%) C++
2 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.50%) PMP
5 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.25%) COBIT
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) Remedy
4 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.25%) BMC
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco
5 1 (1.25%) Dell
5 1 (1.25%) EMC
5 1 (1.25%) NetApp
5 1 (1.25%) Sun