Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Services Delivery Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Service Delivery Manager
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 89 113
Rank change year-on-year +1 +24 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 3 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.25% 0.98% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.01% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 4
Wales median daily rate £400 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -12.24% +36.73%
10th Percentile £378 £325 £406
90th Percentile £423 £488 £614
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £101.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -65.43% +211.54% +21.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1148 1386 1589
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 97.47% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 932 1130
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £167 £193 £210
90th Percentile £550 £556 £476
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 92 81
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.02% -5.36% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.33 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £62.38 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Services Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Services Delivery Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
South Wales +5 3 £400 -11.11%
Services Delivery Manager
UK

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Power Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware