The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Support Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Manager
Rank 494 496 486
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Support Manager 95 67 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 43 45
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £201 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
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

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

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 Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +24 91 £425 +25.92% 57
London +2 38 £474 +18.43% 25
South East +10 30 £375 +10.70% 16
Hampshire +5 14 £375 +11.11% 3
East of England - 10 £463 - 1
City of London +21 9 £410 -6.28% 13
North West +2 7 £378 +75.58% 1
Southampton - 5 £375 - 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £650 -
Berkshire +6 3 £380 +1.33%
Surrey +1 3 £280 -24.32% 2
East Sussex - 3 £413 - 1
Essex - 3 £445 - 1
Luton - 3 £638 -
Yorkshire +5 2 £315 -21.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £400 +81.81% 4
Milton Keynes -7 2 £400 +81.81% 2
South West -34 2 £388 +47.61% 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £315 -
Slough - 2 £350 -
Brighton - 2 £425 - 1
Dunstable - 2 £710 -
Oxfordshire +1 1 - - 5
Oxford -1 1 - - 1
Scotland -28 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £463 -
Wiltshire - 1 £388 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 86 (36.29%) ITIL
2 54 (22.78%) Finance
3 43 (18.14%) Windows
4 39 (16.46%) Microsoft
5 34 (14.35%) Service Delivery
6 31 (13.08%) SLA
7 30 (12.66%) Service Management
8 29 (12.24%) Change Management
9 26 (10.97%) Project Management
10 24 (10.13%) SAP
10 24 (10.13%) Oracle
11 23 (9.70%) Problem Management
12 22 (9.28%) SQL
13 21 (8.86%) Banking
13 21 (8.86%) Incident Management
13 21 (8.86%) Security Cleared
14 19 (8.02%) Retail
14 19 (8.02%) PRINCE2
15 18 (7.59%) MS Excel
15 18 (7.59%) Remedy
16 16 (6.75%) UNIX
17 15 (6.33%) Performance Management
17 15 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (5.91%) SC Cleared
18 14 (5.91%) Client/Server
19 13 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (5.49%) Oracle Database
20 12 (5.06%) Service Desk Management
21 11 (4.64%) Migration
21 11 (4.64%) MS Exchange

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (4.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.27%) Apache
4 2 (0.84%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.84%) LiveLink
4 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.27%) MS Office
4 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.84%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.42%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.42%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) assyst
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.42%) Agresso
3 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.38%) PaaS
1 8 (3.38%) IaaS
2 3 (1.27%) Office 365
3 2 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.84%) FTP
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) DNS
2 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.42%) LAN
2 1 (0.42%) VoIP
2 1 (0.42%) WAN
2 1 (0.42%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.49%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.53%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.69%) OLAP
6 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.42%) DTS
8 1 (0.42%) DataStage
8 1 (0.42%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (3.80%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.84%) Maven
2 2 (0.84%) Ant
2 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.42%) Toad
3 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 54 (22.78%) Finance
2 21 (8.86%) Banking
3 19 (8.02%) Retail
4 10 (4.22%) Back Office
5 7 (2.95%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.53%) Front Office
7 4 (1.69%) Publishing
8 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.84%) Advertising
9 2 (0.84%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Marketing
10 1 (0.42%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) Law
10 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.11%) J2EE
2 3 (1.27%) Web Services
2 3 (1.27%) JSON
2 3 (1.27%) .NET
3 2 (0.84%) REST
3 2 (0.84%) XML
3 2 (0.84%) Middleware
3 2 (0.84%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.91%) Client/Server
2 9 (3.80%) NHS
3 8 (3.38%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.95%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.53%) AS400
5 6 (2.53%) Clustering
5 6 (2.53%) iSeries
6 4 (1.69%) Equities
6 4 (1.69%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.27%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.84%) Social Media
8 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.84%) FMCG
8 2 (0.84%) Derivative
9 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.14%) Windows
2 16 (6.75%) UNIX
3 7 (2.95%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.69%) Linux
5 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (36.29%) ITIL
2 34 (14.35%) Service Delivery
3 30 (12.66%) Service Management
4 29 (12.24%) Change Management
5 26 (10.97%) Project Management
6 23 (9.70%) Problem Management
7 21 (8.86%) Incident Management
8 19 (8.02%) PRINCE2
9 15 (6.33%) Performance Management
9 15 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.06%) Service Desk Management
12 11 (4.64%) Migration
13 10 (4.22%) Supplier Management
14 9 (3.80%) CRM
14 9 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (3.38%) ITIL V3
15 8 (3.38%) E-Commerce
15 8 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.28%) SQL
2 8 (3.38%) Java
3 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.27%) C#
5 3 (1.27%) VBScript
5 3 (1.27%) VB
6 2 (0.84%) ABAP
6 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.22%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (3.38%) MCDST
6 3 (1.27%) Degree
6 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) MCSE
7 1 (0.42%) CCNP
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.08%) SLA
2 9 (3.80%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) GMP
System Software
1 7 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) SCCM
2 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (0.84%) SCSM
2 2 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 39 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.13%) Oracle
2 24 (10.13%) SAP
3 18 (7.59%) Remedy
4 11 (4.64%) Business Objects
5 10 (4.22%) Sun
6 9 (3.80%) Citrix
7 7 (2.95%) IBM
8 5 (2.11%) Sybase
8 5 (2.11%) VMware
9 4 (1.69%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.27%) Cisco
10 3 (1.27%) ION Trading
10 3 (1.27%) F5
11 2 (0.84%) Endeca
11 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.84%) hybris
11 2 (0.84%) Open Text
11 2 (0.84%) BMC
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