The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 79 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 0.52% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.55% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
977 915 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.74% 94.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 563 408
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £27.00 £110.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Manager across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Support Manager
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Front Office
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) HP

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) HP