The median contractor rate for a Support Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 403 394
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 15 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.098% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 33
Median daily rate £550 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.93% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £535 £650
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 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Manager in London

Support Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Manager in London

Support Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Manager in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Manager in London

Support Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Manager in London

Support Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London +1 1 £750 +114.28% 5
Chiswick - 1 £200 -
Support Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring Support Manager in the job title.

1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Finance
3 10 (23.26%) Banking
4 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
5 7 (16.28%) Service Management
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (11.63%) SLA
7 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.30%) SCCM
8 4 (9.30%) SAP
8 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.30%) Windows
8 4 (9.30%) Linux
8 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) PMO
9 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
9 3 (6.98%) Line Management
9 3 (6.98%) Unix
9 3 (6.98%) Cisco
9 3 (6.98%) Process Management
9 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.98%) Release Management
9 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (6.98%) Incident Management

Support Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) Network Security
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) PBX
2 1 (2.33%) Skype
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Blockchain
1 1 (2.33%) KDB
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Billing
4 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) LAMP
1 1 (2.33%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) CMDB
1 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (4.65%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.33%) Derivative
2 1 (2.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.33%) Equities
2 1 (2.33%) Fintech
2 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
3 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 7 (16.28%) Service Management
4 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.98%) Line Management
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.98%) Process Management
6 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.98%) Release Management
6 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (4.65%) Information Management
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) PHP
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 4 (9.30%) PMO
3 2 (4.65%) QA
4 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.33%) Avaya
5 1 (2.33%) BT
5 1 (2.33%) Siebel
5 1 (2.33%) Siemens
5 1 (2.33%) VMware