The median contractor rate for a Support Manager was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Support Manager
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 116 112
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.13% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +14.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1685 2159 2273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.73% 92.82% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 1152 1143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 95 93
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Support Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Support Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Manager in Berkshire

Support Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Manager in Berkshire

Support Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Manager in Berkshire

Support Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Reading +16 2 £300 -25.00%
Support Manager
South East

Support Manager Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Berkshire region featuring Support Manager in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) IOS XR
3 1 (14.29%) Sonata
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) AS400
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) BGP

Support Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) IOS XR
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCIP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco