The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Support Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Manager
Rank 159 - 136
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% - 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £215
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 - £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 - £222
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £300 £396
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+88.88% -12.19%
Support Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3802 3677 2957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.67% 94.50% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2299 1973 1574
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 226 200
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £11.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Support Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Manchester - 2 £210 - 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £700 -
Support Manager
England

Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 North West region featuring Support Manager in the job title.

1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Problem Management
3 7 (28.00%) Performance Management
4 5 (20.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (16.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) NHS
5 4 (16.00%) Android
6 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (12.00%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) CMS
7 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) VPN
7 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (8.00%) Contactless
7 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) Project Governance
8 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) Demand Management
8 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management

Support Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (8.00%) CMS
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) VPN
1 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) NHS
2 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) Contactless
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Handset
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Problem Management
3 7 (28.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Demand Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (4.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Apple
1 1 (4.00%) IBM
1 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow