The median contractor rate for a Support Manager was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 257 269
Rank change year-on-year +23 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 5 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.065% 0.15% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.15% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £300 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £363 £300
% change year-on-year +17.93% +20.83%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7221 8475 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.54% 94.99% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4232 5056 5117
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £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 307 385 431
Median hourly rate £17.77 £20.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +23.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Support Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Manager in the South East

Support Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Manager in the South East

Support Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Manager in the South East

Support Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Manager in the South East

Support Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +22 2 £300 -25.00%
Surrey +1 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 -
Support Manager
England

Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Support Manager in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.67%) FMCG
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Italian Language
5 1 (6.67%) QA
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) IOS XR
5 1 (6.67%) Sonata
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (6.67%) Security Monitoring

Support Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (6.67%) IOS XR
2 1 (6.67%) OSPF
2 1 (6.67%) Softphone
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Italian Language
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) SDLC
1 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) BCP
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) RUP
4 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) SSADM
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCIE
1 1 (6.67%) CCIP
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Mitel