The median contractor rate for a Systems Delivery Manager was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 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.

System Delivery Manager
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 638 617
Rank change year-on-year +42 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Delivery Manager 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.004% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Median daily rate £473 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.88% +4.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.88% +4.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43148 51543 50918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.77% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 33436 30785
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1586 2043
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Systems Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Delivery Manager in the UK

Systems Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Delivery Manager in the UK

Systems Delivery Manager
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Delivery Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +50 4 £473 +9.88%
South East +21 4 £473 +9.88%
Berkshire +26 2 £473 -0.52%
Reading - 2 £473 -
Hampshire - 1 £473 -

Systems Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Systems 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 Systems Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Systems 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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture