Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Services Delivery Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 175 159
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 8 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.65% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.68% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 5
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -9.72% +28.57%
10th Percentile £323 £222 £385
90th Percentile £534 £649 £501
England median daily rate £425 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England 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 the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4575 5889 4639
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.05% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2894 3540 2651
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £237 £213
90th Percentile £542 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 238 271
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Services Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Services Delivery Manager in the West Midlands

Services Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Services Delivery Manager in the West Midlands

Services Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Services Delivery Manager in the West Midlands

Services Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Services Delivery Manager in the West Midlands

Services Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
Birmingham +6 4 £400 +60.00%
Shropshire +2 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Halesowen - 1 £425 -
Services Delivery Manager
England

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region featuring Services Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Logistics
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) SMS
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (12.50%) ABAP
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) JDA
6 1 (12.50%) SAP MM

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
1 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Logistics
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) ABAP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) JDA
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow