The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 282 321
Rank change year-on-year -21 +39  
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 354 461 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.85% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.90% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 322 255
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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 -28 326 £489 +2.89% 76
London -22 166 £520 +4.00% 40
South East +23 71 £450 +7.14% 14
North West -29 19 £393 -21.50% 4
Hampshire +18 18 £425 -10.52% 2
West Midlands +18 17 £450 +5.88% 9
Berkshire +8 17 £413 +3.12% 2
City of London -2 16 £550 +10.00% 7
East of England 0 15 £493 -6.19% 3
Yorkshire +20 14 £513 +28.12% 1
Surrey +8 13 £475 -2.56% 7
Wales +8 13 £488 +27.45%
Basingstoke +3 11 £375 -36.17%
Oxfordshire 0 11 £290 -45.41%
South Wales - 11 £500 -
Scotland +32 10 £475 +5.55% 2
Edinburgh +14 10 £475 +5.55% 1
Manchester +9 10 £325 -29.34% 4
Buckinghamshire -17 9 £433 +6.76%
Oxford +4 8 £370 -10.30%
South West -1 8 £438 -23.07% 1
North East +71 7 £434 +2.05%
Sheffield +13 7 £550 +22.22% 1
West Yorkshire +13 7 £418 +11.33%
South Yorkshire +11 7 £550 +22.22% 1
Cheshire +10 7 £533 -11.25%
Essex -14 7 £435 -20.90%
East Midlands -16 7 £435 +16.00% 4
Southend-on-Sea -27 7 £435 +117.50%
Tyne and Wear +79 6 £434 +11.86%

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 297 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (36.69%) Service Delivery
3 202 (31.27%) Project Management
4 167 (25.85%) Finance
5 162 (25.08%) ITIL
6 132 (20.43%) Scrum
7 125 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 109 (16.87%) Security Cleared
9 94 (14.55%) Service Management
10 93 (14.40%) PRINCE2
11 76 (11.76%) SC Cleared
12 73 (11.30%) Agile Project Management
13 64 (9.91%) Coaching
14 57 (8.82%) Telecoms
14 57 (8.82%) Programme Management
15 48 (7.43%) Change Management
16 41 (6.35%) Mentoring
17 40 (6.19%) Kanban
18 38 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
19 37 (5.73%) SLA
20 36 (5.57%) SAP
20 36 (5.57%) Banking
21 32 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (4.80%) ITIL V3
22 31 (4.80%) Migration
23 30 (4.64%) Waterfall
23 30 (4.64%) User Stories
24 28 (4.33%) Software Delivery
24 28 (4.33%) JIRA
25 27 (4.18%) Microsoft

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.08%) Confluence
3 5 (0.77%) CMS
3 5 (0.77%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.62%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.15%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.41%) Office 365
2 10 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.39%) PaaS
4 8 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.93%) IaaS
7 4 (0.62%) G Suite
8 3 (0.46%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.31%) SaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.24%) WAN
2 7 (1.08%) Firewall
2 7 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (0.93%) LAN
4 5 (0.77%) Internet
5 4 (0.62%) VPN
6 3 (0.46%) DNS
6 3 (0.46%) SAN
6 3 (0.46%) Skype
7 2 (0.31%) 4G
7 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.31%) LTE
7 2 (0.31%) MPLS
7 2 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.31%) VoIP
8 1 (0.15%) DHCP
8 1 (0.15%) PBX
8 1 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.15%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.94%) Big Data
2 18 (2.79%) Hadoop
3 15 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.77%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.31%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.31%) MS Access
7 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.15%) Lumira
8 1 (0.15%) MySQL
8 1 (0.15%) QlikView
8 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (4.33%) JIRA
2 6 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 167 (25.85%) Finance
2 57 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 36 (5.57%) Banking
4 23 (3.56%) Legal
5 22 (3.41%) Retail
6 21 (3.25%) Marketing
7 13 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.86%) Electronics
9 11 (1.70%) Billing
9 11 (1.70%) Law
10 8 (1.24%) Publishing
11 7 (1.08%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.77%) Local Government
13 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.46%) Advertising
14 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.31%) Automotive
15 2 (0.31%) Front Office
16 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.01%) D3.js
1 13 (2.01%) JSON
2 8 (1.24%) Middleware
3 7 (1.08%) Velocity
4 4 (0.62%) .NET
5 3 (0.46%) Web Services
5 3 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.46%) WPF
6 2 (0.31%) Lucene
6 2 (0.31%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.31%) XML
6 2 (0.31%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.15%) EDI
7 1 (0.15%) Node.js
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 15 (2.32%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.39%) User Experience
5 8 (1.24%) PMI
5 8 (1.24%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.77%) Derivative
8 5 (0.77%) NHS
8 5 (0.77%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (0.62%) Fintech
9 4 (0.62%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.46%) CMDB
10 3 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.31%) EPoS
11 2 (0.31%) IVR
11 2 (0.31%) Life Science
11 2 (0.31%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.31%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.25%) Windows
2 8 (1.24%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.08%) Linux
4 5 (0.77%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.62%) Unix
5 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.46%) Android
6 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (36.69%) Service Delivery
3 202 (31.27%) Project Management
4 162 (25.08%) ITIL
5 132 (20.43%) Scrum
6 125 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 94 (14.55%) Service Management
8 93 (14.40%) PRINCE2
9 73 (11.30%) Agile Project Management
10 64 (9.91%) Coaching
11 57 (8.82%) Programme Management
12 48 (7.43%) Change Management
13 41 (6.35%) Mentoring
14 40 (6.19%) Kanban
15 38 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (4.80%) ITIL V3
16 31 (4.80%) Migration
17 30 (4.64%) User Stories
17 30 (4.64%) Waterfall
18 28 (4.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.01%) JavaScript
2 8 (1.24%) SQL
3 7 (1.08%) Java
4 3 (0.46%) C
5 2 (0.31%) SPARQL
6 1 (0.15%) Go
6 1 (0.15%) PHP
6 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.15%) Python
6 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 109 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 76 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 22 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (3.41%) PMP
5 21 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (2.63%) Degree
7 16 (2.48%) MAPM
8 15 (2.32%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.39%) APMP
10 8 (1.24%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.08%) ISEB
12 5 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.62%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.62%) CCNA
13 4 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.46%) CCA
15 2 (0.31%) CIPD
15 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.73%) SLA
2 18 (2.79%) PMO
3 15 (2.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (1.86%) QA
5 9 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.77%) MiFID
8 4 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.62%) EMIR
8 4 (0.62%) GAMP
9 3 (0.46%) GxP
9 3 (0.46%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.31%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.15%) Basel III
11 1 (0.15%) COBIT
11 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.15%) GDPR
11 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
4 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.77%) SCCM
2 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.31%) vRealize
3 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.15%) Ansible
3 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (5.57%) SAP
2 27 (4.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.32%) Cisco
4 14 (2.17%) Oracle
5 12 (1.86%) ServiceNow
6 10 (1.55%) Huawei
7 8 (1.24%) Motorola
8 7 (1.08%) IBM
8 7 (1.08%) Remedy
9 6 (0.93%) Ericsson
10 5 (0.77%) Apple
10 5 (0.77%) VMware
11 4 (0.62%) Citrix
11 4 (0.62%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.46%) Google
13 2 (0.31%) BT
13 2 (0.31%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.31%) Fortinet
13 2 (0.31%) HP
13 2 (0.31%) IBM Sterling
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £534 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £534 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Digital Gurus
Rate: £490 - £534 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £400 per day
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CPS Group UK
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: From £65,000 to £69,999 per annum
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Southampton
TDA Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: From £475 to £490 per day
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Nationwide People Ltd
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