The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Manager
Rank 128 133 126
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.071% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.077% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £396
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+88.88% -12.19%
Support Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2331 2614 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.39% 92.63% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 1364 1281
Average daily rate £400 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 100
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Manager across the Berkshire region.

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Manager across the Berkshire region.

Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Support Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Manager in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
5 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) APMP
5 1 (12.50%) Puppet
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) EMC

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Support Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) EMC