The median contractor rate for a Services Delivery Manager was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Delivery Manager
UK / Wales
Rank 66 75 61
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.28% 0.29% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £388 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -0.47% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year +41.46% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 681 668 697
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.60% 98.38% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 445 394
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £186 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 39 43
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Services Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Services Delivery Manager in Wales

Services Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Services Delivery Manager in Wales

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Services 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 across the Wales region featuring Services Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 15 (93.75%) ITIL
3 12 (75.00%) Relational Database
4 11 (68.75%) Service Management
5 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) NHS
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 3 (18.75%) ITSM
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Fiorano
8 1 (6.25%) InterSystems
8 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) Information Management
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (6.25%) CCAB
8 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (6.25%) BPR

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) JCAPS
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 15 (93.75%) ITIL
3 11 (68.75%) Service Management
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) BPR
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Information Management
7 1 (6.25%) People Management
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCAB
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Fiorano
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) InterSystems
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) SAP