The median contractor rate for a Support Manager was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 April 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 West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 130 145
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.038% 0.20% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.21% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £250 £350 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +52.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £348 £300
% change year-on-year -12.23% +15.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +88.88%  

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2544 2841 2989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.53% 96.24% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 1819 1853
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 187 172
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +73.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Support Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Manager in the South West

Support Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Manager in the South West

Support Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Manager in the South West

Support Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Bristol +6 1 £250 -27.53% 2
Support Manager
England

Support Manager Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 West region featuring Support Manager in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) PMO
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Support Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory