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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 118 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.078% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£315 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £353 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.63% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 -
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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
2290 2254 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.38% 89.41% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1189 1106 903
Average daily rate £388 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 74 118
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) Verint
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Verint