The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 25 July 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 South East 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Manager
Rank 208 220 227
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 30 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £279 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £21.63 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8433 7851 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.92% 92.74% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4584 4045 4124
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 547 641
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Manager
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Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Support Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Hampshire -3 14 £375 +11.11% 3
East Sussex - 4 £413 - 2
Berkshire +3 3 £380 +1.33% 1
Surrey -2 3 £280 -24.32% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £400 +66.66% 5
Oxfordshire -2 1 - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Support Manager
England

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (60.34%) ITIL
2 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
3 15 (25.86%) SLA
4 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 12 (20.69%) Windows
4 12 (20.69%) Service Desk Management
5 10 (17.24%) Finance
6 9 (15.52%) Change Management
6 9 (15.52%) SAP
7 8 (13.79%) Problem Management
7 8 (13.79%) Service Management
8 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (12.07%) MCDST
8 7 (12.07%) ITIL V3
8 7 (12.07%) Incident Management
9 6 (10.34%) Retail
9 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (8.62%) Process Management
10 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
10 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
11 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
11 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.90%) Quality Management
11 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.90%) Project Management
11 4 (6.90%) Sun
12 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
12 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
12 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
12 3 (5.17%) Risk Management

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (1.72%) IIS
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.72%) LiveLink
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) LAN
1 1 (1.72%) WAN
1 1 (1.72%) DHCP
1 1 (1.72%) DNS
1 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.72%) Handset
2 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) ITIL
2 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
3 12 (20.69%) Service Desk Management
4 9 (15.52%) Change Management
5 8 (13.79%) Service Management
5 8 (13.79%) Problem Management
6 7 (12.07%) Incident Management
6 7 (12.07%) ITIL V3
7 5 (8.62%) Process Management
8 4 (6.90%) Quality Management
8 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.90%) Project Management
8 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.17%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.17%) Operations Management
9 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.17%) Migration
10 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) VBScript
1 2 (3.45%) VB
1 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (12.07%) MCDST
2 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
1 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (3.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) SAP
3 4 (6.90%) Sun
4 2 (3.45%) BMC
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.72%) Open Text
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
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