The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Buckinghamshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Manager
Rank 81 64 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £285 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 - £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £23.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.13% -20.41%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1129 762 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.08% 91.37% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 414 489
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 73 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.20 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Manager
South East

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Manager in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Manager
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -15 2 £285 -
Bletchley - - - -
Support Manager
South East

Support Manager
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Support Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Manager in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Support Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP