The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Support Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Manager
Rank 115 121 125
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.043% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.084% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £315 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £380
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +16.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.12 -
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
2111 2380 2322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.62% 92.36% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1101 1341 1152
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 112 69
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Support Manager in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Support 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 Berkshire region featuring Support Manager in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (50.00%) Perfmon
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Content Development
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet

Support Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Content Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Perfmon
1 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) EMC