The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Manager
Rank 613 - 570
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Manager 10 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% - 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate £500 - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £625
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Technical Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Technical Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Support Manager
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 10 £500 - 5
South East - 4 £575 - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £500 -
Luton - 3 £500 -
East of England - 3 £500 -
North West - 2 - - 2
Hampshire - 2 £575 - 2
Southampton - 2 £575 - 2
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £410 -
Slough - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £410 -
London - 1 £240 - 1

Technical Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Manager in their job title.

1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
4 4 (19.05%) Advertising
5 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 3 (14.29%) NHS
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) SLA
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Operations Management
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Banking
6 2 (9.52%) Thunderhead
6 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall

Technical Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LAN
1 7 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (19.05%) VPN
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Advertising
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Management
4 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) UAG
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
1 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Guidewire
2 2 (9.52%) Thunderhead
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
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