The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 180 192 186
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£550 £163 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+238.46% -60.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £112 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £396 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £23.88
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4701 5391 5260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.81% 93.38% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3589 3786 3909
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 85 117
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Front Office
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Markit EDM
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (8.33%) Northgate
4 1 (8.33%) Civica
4 1 (8.33%) Orchard

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Markit EDM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
1 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (16.67%) Data Management
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (8.33%) People Management
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) Northgate
3 1 (8.33%) Civica
3 1 (8.33%) Orchard
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Charles River