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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 513 450 446
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 66 103 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 66 45
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£375 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £563 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £339 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.79% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 -
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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 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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -24 40 £388 -13.88% 9
East Midlands -6 7 £250 - 2
South East -25 7 £375 +20.96% 4
West Midlands - 5 £550 - 4
Yorkshire -19 4 £300 -53.84% 3
South West +7 2 £230 -45.69% 2
East of England +2 2 £400 +14.28% 8
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Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 44 (29.53%) ITIL
2 35 (23.49%) Finance
3 27 (18.12%) Project Management
4 19 (12.75%) MS Office
4 19 (12.75%) SLA
5 18 (12.08%) Microsoft
5 18 (12.08%) SQL
6 16 (10.74%) SharePoint
7 15 (10.07%) SAP
8 14 (9.40%) Windows
8 14 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (8.72%) PRINCE2
9 13 (8.72%) Service Management
9 13 (8.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (8.05%) Service Delivery
10 12 (8.05%) Problem Management
11 9 (6.04%) Time Management
11 9 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (6.04%) Banking
11 9 (6.04%) Line Management
12 8 (5.37%) Programme Management
12 8 (5.37%) Migration
12 8 (5.37%) Security Cleared
12 8 (5.37%) Change Management
13 7 (4.70%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
13 7 (4.70%) UNIX
13 7 (4.70%) Oracle
13 7 (4.70%) Java
13 7 (4.70%) MS Excel

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.74%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.70%) Lync
3 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.34%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (12.75%) MS Office
2 7 (4.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.36%) MS Project
3 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Aareon QL
1 4 (2.68%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.34%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.67%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.67%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.67%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) Network Security
2 5 (3.36%) Firewall
2 5 (3.36%) LAN
2 5 (3.36%) WAN
3 4 (2.68%) DNS
4 3 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.01%) MPLS
4 3 (2.01%) ATM
5 2 (1.34%) VLAN
5 2 (1.34%) DHCP
5 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.34%) VPN
5 2 (1.34%) VoIP
6 1 (0.67%) 2G
6 1 (0.67%) Internet
6 1 (0.67%) 3G
6 1 (0.67%) BGP
6 1 (0.67%) ICMP
6 1 (0.67%) HTTP
6 1 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.68%) Hyperion Smart View
3 4 (2.68%) Essbase
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (23.49%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Banking
3 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.70%) Retail
4 6 (4.03%) Front Office
5 5 (3.36%) Marketing
6 4 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.68%) Legal
6 4 (2.68%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.01%) Publishing
7 3 (2.01%) Law
7 3 (2.01%) Billing
8 2 (1.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.67%) Electronics
9 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.67%) Advertising
9 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) .NET
2 5 (3.36%) J2EE
3 4 (2.68%) Web Services
4 2 (1.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.36%) Fixed Income
1 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.68%) PMI
2 4 (2.68%) NHS
2 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.34%) User Experience
4 2 (1.34%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.34%) Wiki
4 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.34%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (1.34%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (1.34%) Spread Betting
4 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.34%) Clustering
5 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.67%) Equities
5 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.40%) Windows
2 7 (4.70%) UNIX
3 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.01%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.67%) Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.53%) ITIL
2 27 (18.12%) Project Management
3 14 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (8.72%) PRINCE2
4 13 (8.72%) Service Management
4 13 (8.72%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (8.05%) Service Delivery
5 12 (8.05%) Problem Management
6 9 (6.04%) Time Management
6 9 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.04%) Line Management
7 8 (5.37%) Programme Management
7 8 (5.37%) Migration
7 8 (5.37%) Change Management
8 7 (4.70%) Risk Management
8 7 (4.70%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.36%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.36%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.36%) Data Management
9 5 (3.36%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.08%) SQL
2 7 (4.70%) Java
3 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.36%) C#
4 3 (2.01%) C
5 1 (0.67%) Python
5 1 (0.67%) C++
5 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.03%) Degree
2 6 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.36%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.68%) PMP
4 4 (2.68%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.01%) MCSE
5 3 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.01%) CCNA
5 3 (2.01%) APMP
6 2 (1.34%) CIPD
7 1 (0.67%) CISA
7 1 (0.67%) CISM
7 1 (0.67%) CISSP
7 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.75%) SLA
2 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.01%) P3O
4 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.34%) QA
5 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.68%) vSphere
4 2 (1.34%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) SCCM
2 3 (2.01%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.07%) SAP
3 7 (4.70%) Oracle
4 5 (3.36%) VMware
5 4 (2.68%) Aareon
5 4 (2.68%) Northgate
5 4 (2.68%) Civica
5 4 (2.68%) Orchard
5 4 (2.68%) Hyperion
5 4 (2.68%) Apple
6 3 (2.01%) Charles River
6 3 (2.01%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.01%) HP
7 2 (1.34%) RedPrairie
7 2 (1.34%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.34%) Endeca
7 2 (1.34%) Cisco
7 2 (1.34%) Lotus
8 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.67%) Bloomberg
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