The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Manager
Rank 78 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.41% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £650 £450 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +56.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £450 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £450 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £23.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.13% -20.41%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 726 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.44% 94.90% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 372 462
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Manager
West Yorkshire

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) RDF
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) OLAP
2 3 (37.50%) Identity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 3 (37.50%) InfoPath
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) OLAP
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) RDF
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Identity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco