The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Support Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Manager
Rank 571 565 532
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 57 69 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 54
Median daily rate £425 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £540 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £453 £380
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +19.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £21.06 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.12 -
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47538 49528 48278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.73% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31327 32075 29701
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1871 1931
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
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 England

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Support Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 19 £438 +3.11% 5
South East +25 15 £475 - 3
West Midlands -25 7 £459 +118.57% 1
East of England +22 5 £350 -26.31% 10
North West 0 5 £406 -16.66%
East Midlands - 4 £425 - 1
South West +2 3 £300 -7.33% 1
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Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region featuring Support Manager in the job title.

1 37 (29.60%) ITIL
2 35 (28.00%) Finance
3 23 (18.40%) Windows
4 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
5 17 (13.60%) Change Management
6 16 (12.80%) Project Management
6 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
7 14 (11.20%) Service Management
7 14 (11.20%) Linux
7 14 (11.20%) SQL
7 14 (11.20%) Oracle
7 14 (11.20%) Service Delivery
7 14 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (10.40%) Problem Management
8 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
9 12 (9.60%) SLA
9 12 (9.60%) SC Cleared
10 11 (8.80%) Banking
10 11 (8.80%) Cisco
11 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
11 10 (8.00%) Incident Management
12 9 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.20%) SharePoint
12 9 (7.20%) Citrix
13 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
13 8 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (6.40%) VMware
13 8 (6.40%) .NET
13 8 (6.40%) SQL Server

Support Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.40%) WordPress
4 2 (1.60%) Apache
4 2 (1.60%) CMS
5 1 (0.80%) Drupal
5 1 (0.80%) JBoss
5 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.80%) MS Office
3 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.80%) MS Project
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.80%) BASE24
2 1 (0.80%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.80%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.60%) SaaS
3 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (4.00%) LAN
1 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.00%) VPN
1 5 (4.00%) WAN
1 5 (4.00%) Wireless
2 4 (3.20%) BGP
2 4 (3.20%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (3.20%) HSRP
2 4 (3.20%) IPsec
2 4 (3.20%) NX-OS
2 4 (3.20%) OSPF
2 4 (3.20%) SSL
2 4 (3.20%) VRRP
3 3 (2.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.80%) Firewall
4 1 (0.80%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.60%) DB2
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.60%) QlikView
4 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.60%) JIRA
2 1 (0.80%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 35 (28.00%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Banking
3 8 (6.40%) Retail
4 7 (5.60%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.00%) Back Office
5 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.20%) Legal
7 2 (1.60%) Advertising
7 2 (1.60%) Front Office
7 2 (1.60%) Law
8 1 (0.80%) Billing
8 1 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.80%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) .NET
2 5 (4.00%) CSS
3 3 (2.40%) Middleware
4 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.80%) Spring
4 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.20%) NHS
4 3 (2.40%) EPoS
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.60%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.60%) iSeries
5 2 (1.60%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.80%) Blog
6 1 (0.80%) BYOD
6 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.80%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) iPhone
6 1 (0.80%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.40%) Windows
2 14 (11.20%) Linux
3 7 (5.60%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.60%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.80%) Unix
5 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.60%) CentOS
8 1 (0.80%) AIX
8 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.80%) HPUX
8 1 (0.80%) Solaris
8 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.60%) ITIL
2 17 (13.60%) Change Management
3 16 (12.80%) Project Management
4 14 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.20%) Service Delivery
4 14 (11.20%) Service Management
5 13 (10.40%) Problem Management
6 10 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.60%) ITSM
9 7 (5.60%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.80%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.80%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.00%) Campaign Management
11 5 (4.00%) DevOps
11 5 (4.00%) ITIL V3
11 5 (4.00%) People Management
11 5 (4.00%) Release Management
11 5 (4.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.20%) SQL
2 5 (4.00%) Java
3 3 (2.40%) Perl
3 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.40%) VBA
4 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.60%) VB
5 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.80%) C
5 1 (0.80%) C#
5 1 (0.80%) C++
5 1 (0.80%) Korn
5 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.60%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.00%) Degree
4 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.40%) MCSE
6 2 (1.60%) CISA
6 2 (1.60%) CRISC
6 2 (1.60%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) ISACA
6 2 (1.60%) MCITP
6 2 (1.60%) MCP
6 2 (1.60%) MCTS
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.80%) CCNA
7 1 (0.80%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.80%) HNC
7 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.60%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Control-M
1 3 (2.40%) ITRS Geneos
1 3 (2.40%) Puppet
1 3 (2.40%) SCCM
2 2 (1.60%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.60%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.60%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.80%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.80%) Nagios
3 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.80%) SCOM
3 1 (0.80%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.20%) Oracle
3 11 (8.80%) Cisco
4 9 (7.20%) Citrix
5 8 (6.40%) VMware
6 7 (5.60%) ServiceNow
7 5 (4.00%) Sybase
8 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.40%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.40%) Cognos
9 3 (2.40%) Reuters
9 3 (2.40%) SAP
10 2 (1.60%) FactSet
10 2 (1.60%) HP
10 2 (1.60%) iManage
10 2 (1.60%) SmartStream
10 2 (1.60%) Sun
11 1 (0.80%) Apple
11 1 (0.80%) Calypso
11 1 (0.80%) EMC