The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 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.

Delivery Manager
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 68 94
Rank change year-on-year -18 +26  
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 4 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 1.90% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 2.01% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 24 3
Median daily rate - £438 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.74%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £480 £413
% change year-on-year -6.25% +16.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +41.46% -36.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1251 1689 1565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.84% 94.46% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 983 822
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £12.28 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in Manchester

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Manchester region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 9 (32.14%) Service Delivery
2 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) ISEB
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) Release Management
4 5 (17.86%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) Finance
5 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Escalation Management
6 3 (10.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (10.71%) Workflow
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) QA
7 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
8 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.57%) Office 365

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (3.57%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.57%) 2G
2 1 (3.57%) 3G
2 1 (3.57%) 4G
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) LTE
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Service Delivery
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.86%) Release Management
3 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 3 (10.71%) Escalation Management
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Workflow
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.57%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISEB
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) Ericsson
2 1 (3.57%) ESRI
2 1 (3.57%) Huawei
2 1 (3.57%) Nokia