The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Manager
Rank 356 375 363
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 52 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 27
Average daily rate £350 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £607 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.88% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 -
Support Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Support Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 12 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
City of London +39 9 £250 -57.44% 6
Hayes - 2 £425 -
Westminster - 2 - -
Support Manager
England

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 35 (37.23%) Finance
2 31 (32.98%) Windows
3 29 (30.85%) ITIL
4 23 (24.47%) MS Office
5 21 (22.34%) Windows 7
5 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
5 21 (22.34%) Active Directory
6 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
7 15 (15.96%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (14.89%) Unix
9 13 (13.83%) SCCM
9 13 (13.83%) Windows 8
10 12 (12.77%) Office 365
10 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
10 12 (12.77%) Java
11 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
11 11 (11.70%) Asset Management
11 11 (11.70%) Banking
12 10 (10.64%) SQL
13 9 (9.57%) VPN
13 9 (9.57%) SLA
13 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (9.57%) Investment Banking
13 9 (9.57%) Network Security
13 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (8.51%) Blackberry
14 8 (8.51%) Project Management
14 8 (8.51%) Back Office
14 8 (8.51%) Oracle
14 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.32%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.26%) Apache
3 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (24.47%) MS Office
2 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
3 15 (15.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.32%) MS Project
5 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Sonata
1 3 (3.19%) Tercero
2 1 (1.06%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.06%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) Office 365
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) Network Security
1 9 (9.57%) VPN
2 6 (6.38%) LAN
3 5 (5.32%) WAN
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (4.26%) Internet
5 3 (3.19%) Firewall
6 2 (2.13%) DNS
6 2 (2.13%) Intranet
7 1 (1.06%) DHCP
7 1 (1.06%) LDAP
7 1 (1.06%) SSH
7 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.06%) VLAN
7 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.06%) DB2
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 35 (37.23%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Banking
3 9 (9.57%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.51%) Back Office
5 5 (5.32%) Advertising
5 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.26%) Front Office
7 3 (3.19%) Law
7 3 (3.19%) Retail
8 1 (1.06%) Legal
8 1 (1.06%) Local Government
8 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) J2EE
2 4 (4.26%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.06%) Middleware
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.32%) SWIFT
3 4 (4.26%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.13%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) Derivative
6 1 (1.06%) Equities
6 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.06%) PDA
6 1 (1.06%) Statistics
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.98%) Windows
2 21 (22.34%) Windows 7
3 14 (14.89%) Unix
4 13 (13.83%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) Linux
7 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) AIX
8 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) ITIL
2 11 (11.70%) Asset Management
2 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
3 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.51%) Project Management
5 7 (7.45%) Service Management
5 7 (7.45%) SOA
6 6 (6.38%) Investment Management
6 6 (6.38%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (4.26%) BPEL
8 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.26%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.26%) Wealth Management
9 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.19%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (3.19%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) Java
2 10 (10.64%) SQL
3 4 (4.26%) C
3 4 (4.26%) C#
3 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.13%) Perl
5 2 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) CTC Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.32%) MCSE
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.26%) Degree
4 4 (4.26%) MCDST
4 4 (4.26%) MCP
5 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.06%) CCNA
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.06%) CISSP
7 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.06%) MCSA
7 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.06%) PMP
7 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.13%) SEPA
3 1 (1.06%) P3O
3 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 21 (22.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) XenApp
3 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.13%) Samba
4 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) WSUS
3 1 (1.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle
3 5 (5.32%) Cisco
4 4 (4.26%) Charles River
4 4 (4.26%) Citrix
4 4 (4.26%) VMware
5 3 (3.19%) ATG
5 3 (3.19%) Avaloq
5 3 (3.19%) Avaya
5 3 (3.19%) FNZ
6 2 (2.13%) Apple
6 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.13%) Fiserv
6 2 (2.13%) Pega
7 1 (1.06%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Informatica
7 1 (1.06%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) Sybase
7 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
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