The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Support Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Manager
Rank 256 264 228
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 15 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.074% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.078% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 13
Median daily rate £263 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £327 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £375 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £315 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 - £20.50
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8851 8939 8414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.66% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 4996 4610
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 427 461
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Support Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Buckinghamshire +9 3 - - 1
Berkshire -6 3 £350 +11.11%
Oxfordshire - 3 £175 - 1
Surrey - 3 £363 - 2
Hampshire -6 1 £625 - 2
Home Counties - 1 - -
Support Manager
England

Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Support Manager in the job title.

1 11 (31.43%) Finance
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco
3 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
4 7 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (20.00%) Service Management
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) Windows
4 7 (20.00%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
5 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
6 5 (14.29%) NetApp
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 5 (14.29%) Banking
6 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (11.43%) WordPress
7 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
7 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.43%) SLA
7 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
7 4 (11.43%) SQL
7 4 (11.43%) Intranet
8 3 (8.57%) COBOL
8 3 (8.57%) ATM

Support Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) WordPress
3 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Intranet
2 3 (8.57%) ATM
3 2 (5.71%) Broadband
3 2 (5.71%) MPLS
3 2 (5.71%) PSTN
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (8.57%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.57%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) BYOD
3 1 (2.86%) Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) EFT
3 1 (2.86%) EFTPOS
3 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) Equities
3 1 (2.86%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.86%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
1 7 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 7 (20.00%) Project Management
1 7 (20.00%) Service Management
2 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Coaching
5 3 (8.57%) Fund Accounting
5 3 (8.57%) Investment Management
5 3 (8.57%) SDLC
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Content Development
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (5.71%) People Management
6 2 (5.71%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) COBOL
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) MCSE
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) APMP
2 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (5.71%) Perfmon
1 2 (5.71%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.86%) Control-M
2 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) NetApp
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Avaya
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Guidewire
5 2 (5.71%) Juniper
5 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.71%) Sun
5 2 (5.71%) Thunderhead
6 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.86%) FactSet
6 1 (2.86%) Fiserv
6 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.86%) Informatica
6 1 (2.86%) Reuters
6 1 (2.86%) VeriFone
6 1 (2.86%) Wincor Nixdorf