Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £505 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
England > North West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 150 139
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 64 60 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.07% 1.06% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.12% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 52
North West median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% -
10th Percentile £385 £335 £364
90th Percentile £720 £669 £625
England median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
North West median hourly rate £6.00 £45.00 £187.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -86.67% -76.00% -
England median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £101.25
% change year-on-year -1.43% -65.43% +211.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,676 5,376 6,151
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 95.34% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,569 3,403 3,964
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £235 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
England median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 254 220
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -11.39%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.25 £10.99
90th Percentile £45.10 £48.75 £45.27
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.35
% change year-on-year -2.23% +1.89% +1.96%

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in the North West

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in the North West

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in the North West

Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Delivery Manager in the North West

Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Delivery Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Manchester -12 29 £483 +1.58% 7
Lancashire -8 14 £505 +34.67% 6
Cheshire -18 14 £625 +19.05% 5
Merseyside -4 6 £525 +23.53% 6
Delivery Manager
England

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Delivery Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 21 (32.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 16 (25.00%) Project Management
4 16 (25.00%) ITIL
5 12 (18.75%) Scrum
6 11 (17.19%) Service Management
6 11 (17.19%) Oracle
7 7 (10.94%) JIRA
7 7 (10.94%) Kanban
7 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
8 6 (9.38%) Windows
8 6 (9.38%) Linux
8 6 (9.38%) SAS
9 5 (7.81%) CRM
9 5 (7.81%) ERP
9 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.81%) Banking
9 5 (7.81%) Service Design
9 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (7.81%) User Stories
9 5 (7.81%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (6.25%) Office 365
10 4 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (6.25%) Customer-Centricity

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (9.38%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.25%) Office 365
4 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.69%) SaaS
5 2 (3.13%) Serverless
6 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) DMZ
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) DB2
1 3 (4.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Law
4 3 (4.69%) Billing
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
4 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.56%) iBATIS
2 1 (1.56%) JMS
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) REST
2 1 (1.56%) RESTful
2 1 (1.56%) Spring
2 1 (1.56%) Spring Security
2 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) CMDB
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) Fintech
4 1 (1.56%) PMI
4 1 (1.56%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Unix
4 1 (1.56%) VME
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 16 (25.00%) ITIL
4 16 (25.00%) Project Management
5 12 (18.75%) Scrum
6 11 (17.19%) Service Management
7 7 (10.94%) Kanban
8 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
8 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.81%) CRM
9 5 (7.81%) ERP
9 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.81%) Service Design
9 5 (7.81%) User Stories
10 4 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.25%) Customer-Centricity
10 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) COBOL
3 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.56%) VB
3 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) AWS Certification
2 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) P3O
2 1 (1.56%) SEPA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) TARGET2
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.13%) BMC
3 2 (3.13%) Intapp
3 2 (3.13%) Reuters
3 2 (3.13%) SAP
3 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.13%) Snow
4 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.56%) Informatica
4 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com