Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £494 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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 West
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 130 172
Rank change year-on-year -20 +42 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 75 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.17% 1.26% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.33% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 22
South West median daily rate £494 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.18% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £359
90th Percentile £644 £555 £635
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.38 £36.11
% change year-on-year +1.82% -4.80% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 6,086 4,966 5,030
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 94.99% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,930 3,108 3,266
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £251 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 242 362
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.95 £47.43
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.36 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.84% -0.12% -0.62%

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in the South West

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in the South West

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in the South West

Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Delivery Manager in the South West

Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Wiltshire -28 34 £500 +19.05% 2
Bristol -26 18 £394 -7.35% 3
Devon -1 8 £505 +26.25% 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £406 - 2
Somerset -3 1 £588 +38.24%
Delivery Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 South West region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 48 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Scrum
3 23 (30.67%) Service Delivery
3 23 (30.67%) Security Cleared
4 22 (29.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (24.00%) Project Management
6 17 (22.67%) Finance
7 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 13 (17.33%) Office 365
8 13 (17.33%) Risk Management
9 12 (16.00%) Decision-Making
10 11 (14.67%) DV Cleared
10 11 (14.67%) Kanban
11 10 (13.33%) PRINCE2
12 9 (12.00%) ITIL
12 9 (12.00%) Agile Coaching
12 9 (12.00%) Coaching
13 8 (10.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 8 (10.67%) Process Improvement
13 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
13 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
13 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
14 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (9.33%) SDLC
15 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (8.00%) Retail
16 5 (6.67%) JIRA
16 5 (6.67%) Military
16 5 (6.67%) Service Management
16 5 (6.67%) Migration

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) Trello
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Retail
3 5 (6.67%) Military
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) Velocity
2 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.67%) Middleware
2 2 (2.67%) Node.js
2 2 (2.67%) React
3 1 (1.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) JFC
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) EPoS
2 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.33%) Robotics
3 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Scrum
3 23 (30.67%) Service Delivery
4 22 (29.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (24.00%) Project Management
6 13 (17.33%) Risk Management
7 12 (16.00%) Decision-Making
8 11 (14.67%) Kanban
9 10 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 9 (12.00%) Agile Coaching
10 9 (12.00%) Coaching
10 9 (12.00%) ITIL
11 8 (10.67%) Process Improvement
11 8 (10.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
12 7 (9.33%) SDLC
13 5 (6.67%) Migration
13 5 (6.67%) PRINCE
13 5 (6.67%) Service Management
13 5 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) C
1 4 (5.33%) Java
2 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (30.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.33%) APMP
6 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) GDPR
2 1 (1.33%) PMO
2 1 (1.33%) SEPA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) TARGET2
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle
2 2 (2.67%) Pega
3 1 (1.33%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.33%) Splunk
3 1 (1.33%) VMware