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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Manager
Rank 196 212 211
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 11 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
Average daily rate
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£545 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.71% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £156 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £365 £225
% change year-on-year
-16.43% +62.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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
5567 6726 6552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.50% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 4892 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 137 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Front Office
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Derivative
4 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Back Office
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) ETRM

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Front Office
4 2 (10.53%) Back Office
5 1 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 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%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.26%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) BPEL
3 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Development
3 1 (5.26%) Release Management
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) System Testing
3 1 (5.26%) ETRM
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) People Management
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
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Charles River
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Murex