Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 161 124
Rank change year-on-year -9 -37 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 48 39 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.67% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.71% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 87
North West median daily rate £475 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £358 £303 £375
90th Percentile £600 £695 £668
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median hourly rate £6.00 - £187.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £101.25
% change year-on-year +14.29% -65.43% +237.50%

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 5,602 5,507 6,978
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.56% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,484 3,369 4,384
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £243 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 252 260
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £18.84 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.18% +12.48% -9.31%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.09 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.92%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 20 £475 +35.71% 6
Cheshire -9 14 £363 -26.58% 4
Lancashire 0 8 £500 +33.33% 2
Merseyside - 3 £475 -
Delivery Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (29.17%) Finance
3 14 (29.17%) Project Management
4 12 (25.00%) ITIL
5 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 10 (20.83%) Scrum
5 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 8 (16.67%) Windows
6 8 (16.67%) SDLC
6 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (14.58%) Linux
7 7 (14.58%) Change Management
7 7 (14.58%) Unix
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (12.50%) Kanban
8 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 6 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 6 (12.50%) Service Management
8 6 (12.50%) RUP
8 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle
9 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (10.42%) PMI
9 5 (10.42%) PMI Certification
9 5 (10.42%) PRINCE
9 5 (10.42%) JIRA
9 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
9 5 (10.42%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (8.33%) User Stories

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 3 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.08%) TPMS
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.08%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.08%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.08%) SAP SD
1 1 (2.08%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DMZ
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) Skype
1 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) DB2
1 3 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) IDMS
3 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.42%) PMI
2 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) VME
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (29.17%) Project Management
4 12 (25.00%) ITIL
5 10 (20.83%) Scrum
5 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (16.67%) SDLC
7 7 (14.58%) Change Management
8 6 (12.50%) Kanban
8 6 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 6 (12.50%) RUP
8 6 (12.50%) Service Management
8 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
9 5 (10.42%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (10.42%) PRINCE
10 4 (8.33%) CRM
10 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) COBOL
1 1 (2.08%) Java
1 1 (2.08%) Perl
1 1 (2.08%) Python
1 1 (2.08%) Ruby
1 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.08%) VB
1 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) PMI Certification
1 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) GDPR
2 1 (2.08%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.08%) Progress
3 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.08%) SAP