The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Manager
Rank 73 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £418 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Support Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
923 1128 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.06% 96.08% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 550 500
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 63
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 4 £418 -
Support Manager
South East

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) COBOL
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) ATM
4 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
4 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) People Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) UAG
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) UAG
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft