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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Manager
Rank 651 657 626
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Manager 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.011% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.011% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 10
Median daily rate £388 £506 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.45% +27.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £374 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £398
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.49%
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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 14 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 30 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
England +21 10 £388 -23.45% 15
London +1 6 £149 -70.97% 7
North West - 2 £456 - 2
South East - 2 £450 - 2
Warrington - 1 £525 -
Nottingham - 1 £388 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £388 -
Southport - 1 £388 -
Cheshire - 1 £525 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £388 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £388 -

IT Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) MS Office
4 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
5 12 (31.58%) Windows 8
6 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 10 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (23.68%) ITIL
7 9 (23.68%) Office 365
8 8 (21.05%) Network Security
9 7 (18.42%) Asset Management
9 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
9 7 (18.42%) Finance
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
11 5 (13.16%) Oracle
11 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
11 5 (13.16%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (10.53%) Intranet
12 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
12 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 4 (10.53%) SQL
12 4 (10.53%) VMware

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 (13.16%) MS Exchange
1 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.53%) WordPress
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Office
2 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Network Security
2 4 (10.53%) Intranet
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) DSL
4 1 (2.63%) IMAP
4 1 (2.63%) SMTP
4 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) MAPI
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
3 12 (31.58%) Windows 8
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.79%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Fedora
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Asset Management
2 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.26%) Escalation Management
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Release Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.63%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) VBA
2 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) MCTS
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) Sophos
5 2 (5.26%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Adobe
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Mitel
6 1 (2.63%) Veeam