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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Manager
Rank 475 504 470
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 106 81 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 48 68
Average daily rate £375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £361
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 -
Support Manager
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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
43990 43968 42850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.47% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28696 27774 25794
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1544 1773 1919
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 13 February 2016.

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 13 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
London +7 49 £350 -26.31% 24
South East +9 20 £425 +6.25% 9
North West +7 19 £500 +29.03% 4
East of England +5 6 £500 -
East Midlands -2 5 £325 - 2
South West 0 3 £304 - 1
West Midlands -21 3 £350 +3.70% 2
Yorkshire -15 1 £110 -72.50% 1
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Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 69 (36.13%) Finance
2 67 (35.08%) ITIL
3 41 (21.47%) Windows
4 32 (16.75%) MS Office
5 30 (15.71%) Service Delivery
6 29 (15.18%) Problem Management
7 28 (14.66%) Microsoft
8 25 (13.09%) SLA
8 25 (13.09%) Active Directory
9 24 (12.57%) Windows 7
10 22 (11.52%) Service Management
11 20 (10.47%) Banking
11 20 (10.47%) MS Excel
12 18 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (9.42%) Security Cleared
13 17 (8.90%) MS PowerPoint
14 16 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (8.38%) PRINCE2
14 16 (8.38%) SQL
15 15 (7.85%) Unix
15 15 (7.85%) Cisco
15 15 (7.85%) Project Management
15 15 (7.85%) Telecoms
16 14 (7.33%) Java
16 14 (7.33%) Performance Management
16 14 (7.33%) Windows 8
17 13 (6.81%) Office 365
17 13 (6.81%) SCCM
17 13 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (6.28%) Incident Management

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.62%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.09%) Apache
3 4 (2.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.05%) Documentum
5 2 (1.05%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (16.75%) MS Office
2 20 (10.47%) MS Excel
3 17 (8.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.14%) MS Project
5 3 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) CODA-Financials
1 5 (2.62%) Cognos Planning
2 3 (1.57%) Sonata
2 3 (1.57%) Tercero
3 2 (1.05%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.52%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.52%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.52%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.81%) Office 365
2 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.28%) VPN
2 10 (5.24%) LAN
3 9 (4.71%) Network Security
3 9 (4.71%) WAN
4 5 (2.62%) Firewall
4 5 (2.62%) Internet
4 5 (2.62%) VoIP
5 4 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.57%) ATM
6 3 (1.57%) DNS
6 3 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.05%) Broadband
7 2 (1.05%) Intranet
7 2 (1.05%) MPLS
7 2 (1.05%) PSTN
7 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.05%) Wireless
8 1 (0.52%) SAN
8 1 (0.52%) SSH
8 1 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.05%) DB2
3 2 (1.05%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.52%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 69 (36.13%) Finance
2 20 (10.47%) Banking
3 15 (7.85%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.71%) Back Office
4 9 (4.71%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.62%) Advertising
5 5 (2.62%) Retail
6 4 (2.09%) Front Office
7 3 (1.57%) Law
8 2 (1.05%) Legal
8 2 (1.05%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.52%) Local Government
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.66%) J2EE
2 4 (2.09%) .NET
3 2 (1.05%) HTML
3 2 (1.05%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.05%) Middleware
3 2 (1.05%) Web Services
3 2 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (5.24%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.71%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.19%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.19%) NHS
4 5 (2.62%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.09%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.09%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.57%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.05%) Contactless
7 2 (1.05%) Derivative
7 2 (1.05%) Equities
7 2 (1.05%) iSeries
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) Handset
8 1 (0.52%) PDA
8 1 (0.52%) PMI
8 1 (0.52%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.47%) Windows
2 24 (12.57%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.85%) Unix
4 14 (7.33%) Windows 8
5 9 (4.71%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.62%) Android
7 5 (2.62%) Linux
7 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.09%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.09%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.05%) AIX
10 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.52%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.08%) ITIL
2 30 (15.71%) Service Delivery
3 29 (15.18%) Problem Management
4 22 (11.52%) Service Management
5 18 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.38%) PRINCE2
7 15 (7.85%) Project Management
8 14 (7.33%) Performance Management
9 13 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.28%) Incident Management
10 12 (6.28%) ITIL V3
11 11 (5.76%) Asset Management
11 11 (5.76%) Supplier Management
12 10 (5.24%) Change Management
13 9 (4.71%) Investment Management
14 8 (4.19%) Coaching
14 8 (4.19%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.19%) Migration
15 7 (3.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.38%) SQL
2 14 (7.33%) Java
3 8 (4.19%) C
4 6 (3.14%) Python
5 4 (2.09%) C#
5 4 (2.09%) C++
5 4 (2.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.09%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.57%) COBOL
7 2 (1.05%) Perl
7 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.05%) VBA
8 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.24%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (4.19%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.66%) Degree
4 7 (3.66%) MCSE
4 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.14%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.62%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.09%) MCDST
7 4 (2.09%) MCP
8 2 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.05%) PMP
8 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.52%) APMP
9 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.52%) CCNA
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.52%) CISSP
9 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.09%) SLA
2 5 (2.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.05%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) SEPA
4 1 (0.52%) P3O
System Software
1 25 (13.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.62%) XenApp
3 4 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.05%) Samba
4 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) UAG
5 1 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (6.81%) SCCM
2 2 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.05%) Control-M
2 2 (1.05%) SCSM
2 2 (1.05%) WSUS
3 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.85%) Cisco
3 12 (6.28%) Oracle
4 10 (5.24%) VMware
5 6 (3.14%) Avaya
5 6 (3.14%) Citrix
5 6 (3.14%) SAP
6 5 (2.62%) Charles River
6 5 (2.62%) CODA
6 5 (2.62%) Cognos
6 5 (2.62%) JD Edwards
6 5 (2.62%) NetApp
7 3 (1.57%) Apple
7 3 (1.57%) ATG
7 3 (1.57%) Avaloq
7 3 (1.57%) Fiserv
7 3 (1.57%) FNZ
7 3 (1.57%) IBM
7 3 (1.57%) Juniper
8 2 (1.05%) Guidewire
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