The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Delivery Manager
UK
Rank 323 268 266
Rank change year-on-year -55 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 300 460 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.87% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.91% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 287 254
Median daily rate £473 £475 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.52% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.46% -36.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +41.46% -36.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -46 285 £474 -0.26% 61
London +14 123 £500 +8.10% 29
South East +13 57 £448 +5.52% 8
Berkshire +19 26 £475 +18.75% 3
West Midlands +13 26 £458 -2.40% 4
South West -2 20 £450 +5.88% 2
East of England +4 19 £450 +18.42% 5
Birmingham +13 18 £450 -18.18% 2
City of London +11 17 £525 +24.62% 11
North West -37 16 £500 - 2
Reading +22 14 £473 +35.00% 2
Hertfordshire +8 12 £500 +36.98% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 12 £425 +7.59% 1
Bristol +7 11 £400 +60.00%
Yorkshire -22 11 £400 -33.33% 9
Watford +6 9 - - 1
Newbury - 9 £500 -
Milton Keynes -6 8 £425 +7.59%
East Midlands -9 8 £343 -31.50%
Manchester -17 8 £380 -13.14% 2
West Yorkshire -21 8 £400 -36.00% 7
Wiltshire +5 7 £500 +5.26%
Nottingham +4 7 £343 -46.89%
Nottinghamshire 0 7 £343 -36.27%
Hampshire +15 6 £325 - 2
Coventry -2 6 £505 +9.18%
Scotland -4 6 £463 +5.71% 2
Surrey +6 5 £456 -5.27%
Swindon +2 5 £500 -
Leeds -20 5 £375 -42.30% 5

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 279 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (35.77%) Service Delivery
3 197 (29.98%) Project Management
4 156 (23.74%) Finance
5 138 (21.00%) ITIL
6 118 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 99 (15.07%) Service Management
7 99 (15.07%) PRINCE2
8 96 (14.61%) Scrum
9 76 (11.57%) Security Cleared
10 61 (9.28%) SC Cleared
10 61 (9.28%) Agile Project Management
11 53 (8.07%) Telecoms
12 50 (7.61%) Waterfall
13 48 (7.31%) Banking
13 48 (7.31%) Coaching
14 44 (6.70%) SLA
15 43 (6.54%) Mentoring
16 41 (6.24%) Change Management
16 41 (6.24%) User Stories
17 40 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
18 38 (5.78%) Microsoft
19 35 (5.33%) Migration
20 33 (5.02%) E-Commerce
21 32 (4.87%) Line Management
22 31 (4.72%) Programme Management
22 31 (4.72%) Retail
23 30 (4.57%) Software Delivery
24 29 (4.41%) Data Centre
24 29 (4.41%) Windows

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 16 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.52%) Confluence
3 5 (0.76%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.46%) CMS
5 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.15%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.15%) JBoss
6 1 (0.15%) Mule
6 1 (0.15%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.28%) MS Office
3 10 (1.52%) MS Project
4 7 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.15%) HFM
5 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.15%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.74%) Office 365
2 8 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.61%) SaaS
5 3 (0.46%) IaaS
5 3 (0.46%) PaaS
5 3 (0.46%) Veeva
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.15%) G Suite
6 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (1.07%) Firewall
3 5 (0.76%) DNS
3 5 (0.76%) HTTP
3 5 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.61%) DHCP
4 4 (0.61%) Internet
4 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.46%) LAN
5 3 (0.46%) SAN
5 3 (0.46%) SSL
5 3 (0.46%) VPN
5 3 (0.46%) WAN
6 2 (0.30%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.30%) IPsec
6 2 (0.30%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.30%) MPLS
6 2 (0.30%) Skype
6 2 (0.30%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.98%) Relational Database
2 6 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.76%) SAP BW
3 5 (0.76%) SAP HANA
4 4 (0.61%) Data Lake
4 4 (0.61%) MySQL
4 4 (0.61%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.46%) Big Data
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.30%) MS Access
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.15%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (1.98%) JIRA
2 4 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 156 (23.74%) Finance
2 53 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 48 (7.31%) Banking
4 31 (4.72%) Retail
5 20 (3.04%) Marketing
6 18 (2.74%) Legal
7 16 (2.44%) Law
8 12 (1.83%) Billing
9 11 (1.67%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.07%) Publishing
11 6 (0.91%) Electronics
11 6 (0.91%) Games
11 6 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.61%) Automotive
13 3 (0.46%) Advertising
13 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.46%) French Language
13 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.46%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.30%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.52%) Velocity
1 10 (1.52%) Web Services
2 9 (1.37%) .NET
3 8 (1.22%) Middleware
4 4 (0.61%) XML
5 3 (0.46%) JSON
5 3 (0.46%) RESTful
5 3 (0.46%) Spring
6 2 (0.30%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (0.30%) COM
6 2 (0.30%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.30%) J2EE
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.30%) SAML
6 2 (0.30%) WPF
7 1 (0.15%) HTML
7 1 (0.15%) JSP
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.41%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.22%) PMI
3 8 (1.22%) User Experience
4 7 (1.07%) NHS
5 6 (0.91%) Virtual Team
6 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.61%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.46%) CMDB
8 3 (0.46%) IVR
8 3 (0.46%) Online Games
9 2 (0.30%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.30%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.30%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.30%) Life Science
9 2 (0.30%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.30%) Social Media
10 1 (0.15%) Apple TV
10 1 (0.15%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.41%) Windows
2 17 (2.59%) Linux
3 9 (1.37%) Unix
4 5 (0.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.61%) Android
5 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) MVS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (35.77%) Service Delivery
3 197 (29.98%) Project Management
4 138 (21.00%) ITIL
5 118 (17.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 99 (15.07%) PRINCE2
6 99 (15.07%) Service Management
7 96 (14.61%) Scrum
8 61 (9.28%) Agile Project Management
9 50 (7.61%) Waterfall
10 48 (7.31%) Coaching
11 43 (6.54%) Mentoring
12 41 (6.24%) Change Management
12 41 (6.24%) User Stories
13 40 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (5.33%) Migration
15 33 (5.02%) E-Commerce
16 32 (4.87%) Line Management
17 31 (4.72%) Programme Management
18 30 (4.57%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.35%) Java
2 6 (0.91%) C
2 6 (0.91%) SQL
3 4 (0.61%) C++
3 4 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.30%) C#
4 2 (0.30%) PHP
5 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.15%) Go
5 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.15%) Python
5 1 (0.15%) Ruby
5 1 (0.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 76 (11.57%) Security Cleared
2 61 (9.28%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.81%) Degree
4 24 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 18 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (2.74%) PMP
7 17 (2.59%) APMP
8 16 (2.44%) PMI Certification
9 14 (2.13%) ISEB
10 8 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.61%) CIPD
11 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.30%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.15%) CCIE
13 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.70%) SLA
2 15 (2.28%) PMO
3 13 (1.98%) QA
4 10 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.46%) GAMP
5 3 (0.46%) GxP
5 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.30%) COBIT
6 2 (0.30%) GAAP
6 2 (0.30%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) Basel III
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
4 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.46%) Ansible
1 3 (0.46%) SCCM
2 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.30%) Puppet
2 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (5.78%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.65%) Oracle
2 24 (3.65%) SAP
3 10 (1.52%) Cisco
3 10 (1.52%) Huawei
4 7 (1.07%) Citrix
4 7 (1.07%) ServiceNow
5 6 (0.91%) Remedy
5 6 (0.91%) VMware
6 5 (0.76%) CyberArk
6 5 (0.76%) Ericsson
6 5 (0.76%) hybris
7 4 (0.61%) Apple
7 4 (0.61%) BT
7 4 (0.61%) IBM
7 4 (0.61%) Pega
7 4 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe
8 2 (0.30%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.30%) Siebel
Central London / West End
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Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
North London
Plan-net
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Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Movement8
Rate: From £325 to £325 per day
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London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Talent International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
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