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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 383 365 378
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 41 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £260 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
City of London -11 6 £400 +14.28% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £277 -
Uxbridge - 1 £325 -
Support Manager
England

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 24 (28.92%) Finance
1 24 (28.92%) ITIL
2 15 (18.07%) SQL
2 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.46%) Project Management
4 11 (13.25%) MS Office
4 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
5 10 (12.05%) Oracle
5 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
6 9 (10.84%) Migration
7 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
7 8 (9.64%) Essbase
7 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
7 8 (9.64%) UNIX
7 8 (9.64%) C
7 8 (9.64%) SAP
7 8 (9.64%) SLA
7 8 (9.64%) Hyperion
7 8 (9.64%) Hyperion Planning
7 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
7 8 (9.64%) Hyperion Smart View
8 7 (8.43%) Lync
8 7 (8.43%) DV Cleared
8 7 (8.43%) SCCM
8 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (8.43%) C#
8 7 (8.43%) Java
8 7 (8.43%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.43%) .NET
8 7 (8.43%) J2EE

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.43%) Lync
3 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Office
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.61%) MS Project
4 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (4.82%) Aareon QL
3 2 (2.41%) Agresso
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) DNS
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) BGP
2 1 (1.20%) ICMP
2 1 (1.20%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.20%) VLAN
2 1 (1.20%) Network Security
2 1 (1.20%) LAN
2 1 (1.20%) VoIP
2 1 (1.20%) WAN
2 1 (1.20%) DHCP
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) Essbase
1 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
1 8 (9.64%) Hyperion Smart View
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) DB2
3 1 (1.20%) EDRMS
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Publishing
3 5 (6.02%) Front Office
4 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.41%) Legal
6 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Local Government
7 1 (1.20%) Billing
7 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.20%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) .NET
1 7 (8.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) EPoS
1 4 (4.82%) NHS
1 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.61%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.41%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.41%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (2.41%) CMDB
3 2 (2.41%) Wiki
3 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.20%) BYOD
4 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.20%) FMCG
4 1 (1.20%) SCADA
4 1 (1.20%) Contract for Difference
4 1 (1.20%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) UNIX
2 7 (8.43%) Windows
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.20%) AIX
5 1 (1.20%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) ITIL
2 12 (14.46%) Project Management
3 9 (10.84%) Migration
4 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.43%) Service Management
6 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.02%) BPEL
8 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.82%) Time Management
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.82%) CRM
8 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.82%) Change Management
9 3 (3.61%) ERP
9 3 (3.61%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.61%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) C
3 7 (8.43%) C#
3 7 (8.43%) Java
3 7 (8.43%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.20%) COBOL
4 1 (1.20%) ABAP
4 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) CIPD
5 1 (1.20%) APMP
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PMP
5 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) SAP
3 8 (9.64%) Hyperion
4 4 (4.82%) Aareon
4 4 (4.82%) Northgate
4 4 (4.82%) Civica
4 4 (4.82%) Orchard
5 3 (3.61%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.41%) Apple
7 1 (1.20%) Sage
7 1 (1.20%) VMware
7 1 (1.20%) Teradata
7 1 (1.20%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco
7 1 (1.20%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) Juniper