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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 522 487 466
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 60 85 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 54 46
Average daily rate
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£395 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.01% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.63
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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
47107 45196 41281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.71% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30238 28237 24557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1775 1819 1985
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -23 40 £420 -6.66% 16
South West +8 6 £324 - 2
South East -43 5 £375 +10.70% 12
Yorkshire -19 3 £300 -4.76% 2
East Midlands - 3 £250 -
West Midlands - 2 £325 - 1
East of England -2 1 £400 +32.23%
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Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 40 (30.53%) ITIL
2 36 (27.48%) Finance
3 23 (17.56%) Project Management
4 19 (14.50%) SQL
5 18 (13.74%) Microsoft
6 17 (12.98%) MS Office
7 16 (12.21%) SLA
8 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
8 13 (9.92%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.16%) SAP
9 12 (9.16%) Windows
9 12 (9.16%) Service Management
9 12 (9.16%) Service Delivery
9 12 (9.16%) Security Cleared
9 12 (9.16%) Migration
10 10 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (7.63%) Oracle
11 9 (6.87%) .NET
11 9 (6.87%) Java
11 9 (6.87%) UNIX
12 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
12 8 (6.11%) C#
12 8 (6.11%) Hyperion
12 8 (6.11%) Essbase
12 8 (6.11%) Hyperion Planning
12 8 (6.11%) DV Cleared
12 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database
12 8 (6.11%) Hyperion Smart View
12 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (5.34%) Lync

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.34%) Lync
3 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.53%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (12.98%) MS Office
2 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.05%) MS Project
4 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (3.05%) Aareon QL
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.76%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) Firewall
2 4 (3.05%) LAN
2 4 (3.05%) WAN
2 4 (3.05%) Network Security
3 3 (2.29%) ATM
3 3 (2.29%) DNS
3 3 (2.29%) MPLS
4 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.76%) 2G
5 1 (0.76%) VLAN
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.76%) BGP
5 1 (0.76%) ICMP
5 1 (0.76%) VoIP
5 1 (0.76%) SSL
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) 3G
5 1 (0.76%) DHCP
5 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) Essbase
1 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database
1 8 (6.11%) Hyperion Smart View
2 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.76%) DB2
4 1 (0.76%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (27.48%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Publishing
2 7 (5.34%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Retail
3 5 (3.82%) Front Office
4 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.29%) Marketing
6 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Local Government
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) .NET
2 7 (5.34%) J2EE
3 2 (1.53%) Web Services
3 2 (1.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.58%) NHS
3 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.29%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.29%) EPoS
4 3 (2.29%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.53%) User Experience
5 2 (1.53%) PMI
5 2 (1.53%) Clustering
5 2 (1.53%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.53%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.53%) CMDB
5 2 (1.53%) Wiki
6 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.76%) FMCG
6 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.16%) Windows
2 9 (6.87%) UNIX
3 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.53%) AIX
5 1 (0.76%) Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.53%) ITIL
2 23 (17.56%) Project Management
3 13 (9.92%) PRINCE2
4 12 (9.16%) Service Management
4 12 (9.16%) Service Delivery
4 12 (9.16%) Migration
5 10 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.34%) Programme Management
6 7 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.58%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.58%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.58%) Performance Management
7 6 (4.58%) Supplier Management
7 6 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.58%) Change Management
8 5 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.82%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.82%) BPEL
9 4 (3.05%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.05%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.50%) SQL
2 9 (6.87%) Java
3 8 (6.11%) C#
4 7 (5.34%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.34%) C
5 1 (0.76%) C++
5 1 (0.76%) COBOL
5 1 (0.76%) VB
5 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.76%) ABAP
5 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.82%) Degree
5 3 (2.29%) MCSE
5 3 (2.29%) CCNA
5 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.53%) PMP
6 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.53%) CIPD
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) APMP
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.21%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.53%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.53%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) SCCM
2 3 (2.29%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 18 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.16%) SAP
3 10 (7.63%) Oracle
4 8 (6.11%) Hyperion
5 5 (3.82%) VMware
6 4 (3.05%) Northgate
6 4 (3.05%) Civica
6 4 (3.05%) Orchard
6 4 (3.05%) Aareon
7 3 (2.29%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.29%) Cisco
8 2 (1.53%) Lotus
8 2 (1.53%) Apple
8 2 (1.53%) Endeca
8 2 (1.53%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.76%) Verint
9 1 (0.76%) Teradata
9 1 (0.76%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.76%) Google
9 1 (0.76%) LANDesk
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