The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Support Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Manager
Rank 629 646 630
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Manager 26 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.015% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 7
Median daily rate £340 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £211 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

IT Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

IT Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IT Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Support Manager
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
England +29 25 £355 +14.51% 10
London +5 13 £261 -47.75% 2
South East +25 9 £363 +38.09% 3
West Sussex - 5 £413 - 1
Crawley - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +18 2 £314 +19.52%
North West +16 1 £388 -29.54% 2
South West +12 1 £300 -6.25% 1
East of England +9 1 - - 2
Bristol - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £388 -
Glasgow - 1 £225 -
Scotland - 1 £225 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £388 -
Southport - 1 £388 -
Merseyside - 1 £388 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -
Surrey - 1 £325 -
City of London - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £475 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £388 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

IT Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT 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 featuring IT Support Manager in the job title.

1 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) Project Management
4 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
5 6 (17.14%) Service Management
5 6 (17.14%) Finance
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 5 (14.29%) SLA
6 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.43%) Change Management
7 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
7 4 (11.43%) Degree
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (8.57%) Banking
8 3 (8.57%) Retail
8 3 (8.57%) Cognos
8 3 (8.57%) SQL
8 3 (8.57%) IBM
8 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
9 2 (5.71%) PMP
9 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
9 2 (5.71%) MS Office
9 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.71%) Legal

IT Support Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) DSL
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
1 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.86%) BYOD
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.86%) iPhone
1 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Project Management
2 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
3 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Escalation Management
6 2 (5.71%) ITSM
6 2 (5.71%) Release Management
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.86%) BCP
7 1 (2.86%) CRM
7 1 (2.86%) Dependency Management
7 1 (2.86%) Practice Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.71%) PMP
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos
2 3 (8.57%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) arcserve
3 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Reuters
3 1 (2.86%) Sophos
3 1 (2.86%) Wyse