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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Manager
Rank 116 124 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.16% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £416 £450 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +75.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £370 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £470 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2297 2506 2439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.26% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1239 1220
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 64 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +10 5 £416 -10.00%
Reading -8 1 - - 1
Support Manager
South East

Support Manager
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) NetApp
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) IFS
4 1 (12.50%) APMP

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
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%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) 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%) ERP
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
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) NetApp
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) IFS