The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 518 459 441
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 65 124 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 79 45
Average daily rate
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£350 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £209 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £642 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £396 £340
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -14.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -14.13%
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46651 45814 39905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.37% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28796 28459 23430
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1839 1844 2046
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Support Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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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
London -33 38 £375 -3.84% 14
South East -38 9 £375 - 3
East Midlands -1 6 £238 -5.00% 1
Yorkshire -29 5 £300 -53.84% 6
West Midlands - 4 £550 - 6
East of England +3 2 £400 -
South West -12 1 £230 -45.78% 2
North West -21 1 - - 4
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Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 42 (27.45%) ITIL
2 35 (22.88%) Finance
3 30 (19.61%) Project Management
4 25 (16.34%) MS Office
5 23 (15.03%) Microsoft
6 21 (13.73%) SQL
7 19 (12.42%) SLA
8 17 (11.11%) SAP
9 16 (10.46%) SharePoint
10 15 (9.80%) Windows
11 14 (9.15%) PRINCE2
11 14 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (8.50%) Service Delivery
12 13 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (7.84%) Problem Management
14 11 (7.19%) Change Management
14 11 (7.19%) Service Management
14 11 (7.19%) Line Management
15 10 (6.54%) MS Excel
15 10 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (6.54%) Programme Management
16 9 (5.88%) Banking
16 9 (5.88%) VMware
17 8 (5.23%) Front Office
17 8 (5.23%) Telecoms
17 8 (5.23%) Retail
17 8 (5.23%) SCCM
17 8 (5.23%) Time Management
17 8 (5.23%) Marketing
17 8 (5.23%) Degree

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 16 (10.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.58%) Lync
3 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.96%) IIS
4 2 (1.31%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (16.34%) MS Office
2 10 (6.54%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.27%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.27%) MS Project
4 3 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Aareon QL
2 2 (1.31%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.65%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.65%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.65%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) WAN
1 6 (3.92%) Network Security
2 5 (3.27%) LAN
2 5 (3.27%) Firewall
3 4 (2.61%) DNS
4 3 (1.96%) ATM
4 3 (1.96%) VoIP
4 3 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.96%) SAN
4 3 (1.96%) MPLS
4 3 (1.96%) VPN
5 2 (1.31%) VLAN
5 2 (1.31%) DHCP
5 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.65%) SSL
6 1 (0.65%) HTTP
6 1 (0.65%) BGP
6 1 (0.65%) ICMP
6 1 (0.65%) Internet
6 1 (0.65%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.27%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (22.88%) Finance
2 9 (5.88%) Banking
3 8 (5.23%) Retail
3 8 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.23%) Marketing
3 8 (5.23%) Front Office
4 4 (2.61%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.61%) Legal
4 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.96%) Law
5 3 (1.96%) Back Office
6 2 (1.31%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.58%) .NET
2 4 (2.61%) J2EE
2 4 (2.61%) Web Services
3 2 (1.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.27%) Fixed Income
3 4 (2.61%) PMI
3 4 (2.61%) SCADA
4 3 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.31%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.31%) User Experience
5 2 (1.31%) Clustering
5 2 (1.31%) Wiki
5 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.31%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.31%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.31%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (1.31%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.65%) PKI
6 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.80%) Windows
2 5 (3.27%) UNIX
2 5 (3.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.96%) Windows 8
3 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.96%) Linux
4 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.45%) ITIL
2 30 (19.61%) Project Management
3 14 (9.15%) PRINCE2
3 14 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (8.50%) Service Delivery
4 13 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (7.84%) Problem Management
6 11 (7.19%) Change Management
6 11 (7.19%) Service Management
6 11 (7.19%) Line Management
7 10 (6.54%) Programme Management
7 10 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.23%) Analytics
8 8 (5.23%) Time Management
9 7 (4.58%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.92%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.92%) Data Management
10 6 (3.92%) Supplier Management
11 5 (3.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.73%) SQL
2 6 (3.92%) Java
3 4 (2.61%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.61%) C#
4 3 (1.96%) C
5 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (5.23%) Degree
2 6 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.61%) PMP
3 4 (2.61%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) CIPD
4 3 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.96%) APMP
4 3 (1.96%) MCSE
4 3 (1.96%) CCNA
4 3 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.65%) CISSP
5 1 (0.65%) CISA
5 1 (0.65%) CISM
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.42%) SLA
2 5 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.96%) P3O
4 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.65%) QA
5 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.61%) vSphere
4 2 (1.31%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.23%) SCCM
2 3 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 23 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.11%) SAP
3 9 (5.88%) VMware
4 5 (3.27%) Oracle
5 4 (2.61%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.61%) Northgate
5 4 (2.61%) Civica
5 4 (2.61%) Orchard
5 4 (2.61%) Aareon
6 3 (1.96%) Apple
6 3 (1.96%) Charles River
6 3 (1.96%) HP
7 2 (1.31%) Dell
7 2 (1.31%) Citrix
7 2 (1.31%) Cisco
7 2 (1.31%) Lotus
7 2 (1.31%) Endeca
7 2 (1.31%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.31%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.65%) Verint
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