Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 January 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 > South West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 170 181
Rank change year-on-year +47 +11 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 67 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.27% 0.52% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.55% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 25
South West median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +5.82%
10th Percentile £325 £359 £314
90th Percentile £552 £635 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.38 £36.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +11.11% +30.00%

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 4,999 5,076 5,890
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.07% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,131 3,291 3,909
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £520
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 364 355
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -19.12% +70.00%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.95 £47.28 £47.28
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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
Bristol -1 26 £400 -15.79% 5
Wiltshire +29 25 £420 -30.00% 3
Devon +10 7 £400 -11.11% 1
Somerset - 3 £425 -
Delivery Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 South West region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Project Management
3 20 (29.85%) Service Delivery
4 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (23.88%) User Stories
6 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (22.39%) Scrum
6 15 (22.39%) Finance
7 12 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
8 10 (14.93%) Mentoring
8 10 (14.93%) Coaching
9 9 (13.43%) Kanban
9 9 (13.43%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (11.94%) Confluence
10 8 (11.94%) DevOps
10 8 (11.94%) Case Management
10 8 (11.94%) Analytical Thinking
10 8 (11.94%) Degree
10 8 (11.94%) JIRA
10 8 (11.94%) ITIL
11 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
11 7 (10.45%) Legal
11 7 (10.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
12 6 (8.96%) Software Delivery
12 6 (8.96%) PMO
12 6 (8.96%) Retail
12 6 (8.96%) NHS

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 (11.94%) Confluence
2 2 (2.99%) CMS
2 2 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) SMS
2 1 (1.49%) Broadband
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Legal
3 6 (8.96%) Retail
4 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.97%) Electronics
5 4 (5.97%) Marketing
6 3 (4.48%) Law
6 3 (4.48%) Military
7 2 (2.99%) Banking
8 1 (1.49%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) Velocity
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) NHS
3 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Project Management
3 20 (29.85%) Service Delivery
4 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (23.88%) User Stories
6 15 (22.39%) Scrum
7 12 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (14.93%) Coaching
8 10 (14.93%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.43%) Agile Project Management
9 9 (13.43%) Kanban
10 8 (11.94%) Analytical Thinking
10 8 (11.94%) Case Management
10 8 (11.94%) DevOps
10 8 (11.94%) ITIL
11 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
11 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (8.96%) Software Delivery
13 5 (7.46%) People Management
13 5 (7.46%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) Degree
3 7 (10.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) PMO
2 5 (7.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.48%) SLA
4 1 (1.49%) BS25999
4 1 (1.49%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) SAP
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco
2 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.49%) hybris
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) Progress