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 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Manager
Rank 247 263 218
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 11 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.042% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.044% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 20
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £327 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
8311 9063 8668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.20% 94.85% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4966 5337 4682
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 426 432
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Berkshire +5 3 £400 +26.98%
Hampshire - 2 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £363 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
Support Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (26.92%) Windows
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 4 (15.38%) WordPress
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 4 (15.38%) Intranet
4 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (11.54%) Finance
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
6 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.69%) Banking
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management

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 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) Broadband
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.85%) MPLS
2 1 (3.85%) PSTN
2 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office
5 1 (3.85%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) BYOD
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) EFT
2 1 (3.85%) EFTPOS
2 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.85%) EPoS
2 1 (3.85%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Content Development
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Document Management
4 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) HNC
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Perfmon
1 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Guidewire
4 2 (7.69%) Thunderhead
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) FactSet
5 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Reuters
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Toshiba
5 1 (3.85%) VeriFone
5 1 (3.85%) Wincor Nixdorf