The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Manager
Rank 578 555 578
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Manager 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.002% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Average daily rate £363 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - £17.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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
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 30 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -27 9 £363 - 5
London -32 3 £338 - 1
East of England - 3 £338 -
South East - 2 £363 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £300 -
City of London -10 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackpool - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Northampton - - - -

IT Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (13.33%) XenApp
7 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (13.33%) Release Management
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Advertising
7 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (13.33%) SLA
7 2 (13.33%) LAN
7 2 (13.33%) WAN
8 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (6.67%) VPN

IT Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) LiveLink
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.67%) PDA
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) BCP
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) SimCorp
2 1 (6.67%) FactSet
2 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
2 1 (6.67%) Open Text