The median contractor rate for a Services Delivery Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 67 62
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.52% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.62% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +1.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +2.57% -4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £41.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 524 807 805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.29% 93.29% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 471 394
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £25.00 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Services Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Services Delivery Manager in Reading

Services Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Services Delivery Manager in Reading

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Reading region featuring Services Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Amdocs
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Virgin Media
5 1 (20.00%) PMP
5 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (20.00%) COBIT
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (20.00%) MSF
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) MSF
5 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Amdocs
1 1 (20.00%) Virgin Media