The median contractor rate for a Services Delivery Manager was £408 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 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.

Service Delivery Manager
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 241 231
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 21 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 24
Median daily rate £408 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.20% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £319 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £498 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -2.72% +5.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year +41.46% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Services Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Services Delivery Manager in the South East

Services 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 Services Delivery Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Services Delivery Manager in the South East

Services Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Services Delivery Manager in the South East

Services 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 Services Delivery Manager in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Services Delivery Manager in the South East

Services 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 Services Delivery Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £406 +0.01% 1
Berkshire +24 3 - - 1
Hampshire +15 3 £324 -31.89%
Surrey +1 2 £456 +73.66%
Oxfordshire -7 1 £475 +11.76%
West Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £460 -
Services Delivery Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region featuring Services Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 24 (60.00%) ITIL
3 16 (40.00%) Service Management
4 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
5 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (22.50%) SLA
7 8 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.00%) Service Design
9 6 (15.00%) Change Management
9 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (10.00%) SAP
10 4 (10.00%) Validation
10 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
11 3 (7.50%) Office 365
11 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
11 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
11 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (7.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 3 (7.50%) Contract Management
11 3 (7.50%) Regulatory Compliance
11 3 (7.50%) Retail
11 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
11 3 (7.50%) French Language
11 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
11 3 (7.50%) DNA
11 3 (7.50%) GAMP
11 3 (7.50%) GxP

Services 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.50%) CloudStack
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DHCP
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) PBX
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) French Language
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) MVS
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 24 (60.00%) ITIL
3 16 (40.00%) Service Management
4 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.00%) Change Management
5 6 (15.00%) Service Design
6 4 (10.00%) Validation
7 3 (7.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (7.50%) Contract Management
7 3 (7.50%) DNA
7 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (5.00%) Coaching
8 2 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (5.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 2 (5.00%) Economics
8 2 (5.00%) Line Management
8 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) GAMP
2 3 (7.50%) GxP
3 1 (2.50%) COBIT
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) SAP
1 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Concur