The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Technical Support Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Manager
UK
Rank 593 608 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Manager 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.020% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.021% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £375 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Technical Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Technical Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Support Manager
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
England +39 3 £375 -25.00% 2
East of England -4 2 £375 -25.00%
South East +11 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire +4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £375 -

Technical Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support Manager in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

Technical 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle