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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Manager
Rank 192 219 221
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 11 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.084% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.091% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £158 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £400 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £373 £238
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +57.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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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
5448 6621 7375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.25% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3984 4809 5300
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 140 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £34.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 5 (26.32%) Banking
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Front Office
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Derivative
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Derivative
3 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
3 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.26%) Equities
4 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) ETRM
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Murex
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Charles River