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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Manager
England / South East
Rank 227 232 244
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 9 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 8
Median daily rate £425 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £200 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00

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
7134 8104 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.43% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 4931 4801
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 383 421
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +16 4 £450 +8.10%
West Sussex - 2 £388 -
Surrey +12 1 £375 -11.76% 1
Hampshire +11 1 £425 -26.08% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £363 -13.17%
Support Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.26%) Sonata
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) Service Design
6 1 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (5.26%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) QA
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008

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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) Softphone
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Design
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Mitel