The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Support Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Manager
Rank 160 199 197
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £189 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Support Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3179 5502 5646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.64% 94.73% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 4240 4197
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 73
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 City of London region featuring Support Manager in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) MCP
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) Service Design
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (20.00%) MCDST
3 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE

Support Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Escalation Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) ISMS
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCP
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCDST
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) CRISC
3 1 (10.00%) ISACA
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 2 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware