The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Manager
Rank 31 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.39% - 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£638 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £357 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.59% +12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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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 Luton 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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
208 77 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 96.30% 95.06% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 46 65
Average daily rate £425 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Support Manager
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Endeca
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) hybris
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Maven

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Endeca
1 2 (40.00%) hybris
1 2 (40.00%) F5