The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Manager
Rank 568 559 535
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Manager 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.014% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.015% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
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£300 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

IT Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

IT Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IT Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Support Manager
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England -17 7 £300 -20.00% 5
London -16 3 £300 -35.48% 3
South East - 2 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Staines - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Leicester - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

IT Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Support Manager in their job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) Apple
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Handset
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) SLA
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP

IT Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Support Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) Handset
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (7.14%) Spread Betting
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper