The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Applications Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Manager
Rank 86 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £356 £700 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.10% +70.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £420 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £740 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.94 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.40%
Applications Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
955 933 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.00% 94.91% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 580 396
Median daily rate £425 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 48
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -48.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £13.00 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Applications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Applications Manager in the job title.

Applications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Applications Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Applications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Applications Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Applications Manager in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) iPlanet
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (20.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CA
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (20.00%) iPlanet
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Introscope
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Contactless
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) AIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Jython
2 2 (20.00%) Korn
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) CA
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft