The median contractor rate for a Support Manager was £470 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 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
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 160 204
Rank change year-on-year -7 +44  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.061% 0.090% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.094% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
City of London median daily rate £470 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.28% -12.50%  
10th Percentile £239 £315 £180
90th Percentile £717 £390 £488
London median daily rate £538 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +38.70% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3116 3206 5526
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 95.93% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8621 9400 15096
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £500 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 120 330
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -3.62%  
10th Percentile £10.90 £14.38 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.00 £32.25 £37.05
London median hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.66% -6.57%  

Support Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Support Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Support Manager in the City of London

Support Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Manager in the City of London

Support Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Manager in the City of London

Support Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Manager in the City of London

Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 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 City of London region featuring Support Manager in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Process Management
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) ZyXEL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
3 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) PMO
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management

Support Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) PBX
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Process Management
2 1 (11.11%) BCP
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Meraki
2 1 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) ZyXEL