Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 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.

Delivery Manager
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 282 212
Rank change year-on-year +97 -70 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 209 100 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.24% 0.60% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.64% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 56 118
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +8.07%
10th Percentile £353 £274 £350
90th Percentile £628 £558 £541
England median daily rate £489 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +2.89% +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South East median hourly rate £23.75 - £28.50
10th Percentile £21.88 - £27.30
90th Percentile £25.63 - £29.70
England median hourly rate £35.00 £101.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -65.43% +237.50% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15913 15669 18329
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9313 10771
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 785 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.46 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in the South East

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in the South East

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in the South East

Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Delivery Manager in the South East

Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +40 81 £450 +10.43% 3
Surrey +33 53 £475 +9.83%
Hampshire +30 45 £500 +16.28% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 42 £438 +9.38% 2
Berkshire +7 35 £426 +16.71%
West Sussex +3 15 £400 -20.00%
East Sussex - 5 £370 -
Middlesex +7 4 £450 +28.57%
Oxfordshire +2 4 £463 -10.19% 1
Kent -12 1 £625 +19.05%
Delivery Manager
England

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 84 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (39.23%) Service Delivery
3 54 (25.84%) Project Management
4 53 (25.36%) ITIL
4 53 (25.36%) Finance
5 51 (24.40%) Scrum
6 40 (19.14%) DevOps
7 33 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (14.83%) Service Management
9 30 (14.35%) Telecoms
10 28 (13.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (12.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (11.96%) Process Improvement
13 24 (11.48%) Technical Architecture
14 23 (11.00%) Release Management
14 23 (11.00%) Security Cleared
15 22 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (10.53%) Software Delivery
16 21 (10.05%) Waterfall
17 20 (9.57%) Cloud Computing
17 20 (9.57%) PMO
18 19 (9.09%) PRINCE2
19 18 (8.61%) JIRA
20 17 (8.13%) Change Management
20 17 (8.13%) SDLC
21 15 (7.18%) Banking
22 14 (6.70%) SLA
22 14 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
23 13 (6.22%) ITIL V3
23 13 (6.22%) OpenStack

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (6.22%) OpenStack
2 8 (3.83%) Confluence
3 2 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.96%) IIS
3 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.57%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.31%) OpenShift
4 8 (3.83%) IaaS
4 8 (3.83%) PaaS
5 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.48%) Office 365
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.39%) Firewall
2 4 (1.91%) LAN
2 4 (1.91%) WAN
2 4 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.91%) WLAN
3 3 (1.44%) LTE
3 3 (1.44%) SAN
4 2 (0.96%) 4G
4 2 (0.96%) PBX
4 2 (0.96%) VoIP
4 2 (0.96%) Wireless
5 1 (0.48%) 2G
5 1 (0.48%) 3G
5 1 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.39%) MongoDB
1 5 (2.39%) NuoDB
1 5 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (2.39%) Redis
2 4 (1.91%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.48%) Big Data
3 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.48%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (8.61%) JIRA
2 7 (3.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.87%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.39%) Selenium
5 1 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (25.36%) Finance
2 30 (14.35%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.18%) Banking
4 10 (4.78%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.39%) Legal
6 3 (1.44%) Retail
7 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.35%) Web Services
2 6 (2.87%) RESTful
3 5 (2.39%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.96%) Middleware
4 2 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.48%) .NET
5 1 (0.48%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.83%) Virtual Team
3 6 (2.87%) IVR
3 6 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.39%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.91%) NHS
6 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.96%) Digital Signage
6 2 (0.96%) PMI
7 1 (0.48%) CMDB
7 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.48%) Life Science
7 1 (0.48%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.83%) Linux
2 7 (3.35%) Windows
3 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.96%) pSOS
5 2 (0.96%) Unix
5 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (39.23%) Service Delivery
3 54 (25.84%) Project Management
4 53 (25.36%) ITIL
5 51 (24.40%) Scrum
6 40 (19.14%) DevOps
7 33 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (14.83%) Service Management
9 28 (13.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (12.44%) Continuous Delivery
11 25 (11.96%) Process Improvement
12 24 (11.48%) Technical Architecture
13 23 (11.00%) Release Management
14 22 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (10.53%) Software Delivery
15 21 (10.05%) Waterfall
16 19 (9.09%) PRINCE2
17 17 (8.13%) Change Management
17 17 (8.13%) SDLC
18 13 (6.22%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.96%) Java
2 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.48%) PHP
2 1 (0.48%) Python
2 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.74%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (5.74%) Degree
2 12 (5.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.87%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (2.39%) CCNA
5 5 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.39%) PMP
6 2 (0.96%) CCENT
6 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.48%) MBA
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.57%) PMO
2 14 (6.70%) SLA
3 6 (2.87%) QA
4 5 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.48%) GAMP
8 1 (0.48%) GDPR
8 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) SCCM
1 3 (1.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (5.74%) IBM
1 12 (5.74%) Red Hat
2 9 (4.31%) Pega
3 8 (3.83%) Motorola
4 6 (2.87%) Genesys
4 6 (2.87%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.39%) Cisco
5 5 (2.39%) Huawei
5 5 (2.39%) SAP
6 4 (1.91%) Oracle
6 4 (1.91%) VMware
7 3 (1.44%) EMC
8 2 (0.96%) Adobe
8 2 (0.96%) Citrix
8 2 (0.96%) HP
8 2 (0.96%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.96%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.48%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.48%) Hortonworks