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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Manager
Rank 90 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.36% 0.30% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.31% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £445 £725 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.62% +81.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £705 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £745 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.04 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.24%
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
1023 956 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.00% 95.98% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 576 385
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 57 57
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.25 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -18 1 - -
Chester - 1 £450 -
Macclesfield - 1 £445 -
Applications Manager
North West

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 8 (34.78%) ITIL
1 8 (34.78%) Problem Management
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Management
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 4 (17.39%) C
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Android
5 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (13.04%) Internet
5 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
5 3 (13.04%) ERP
5 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Banking
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (8.70%) Introscope
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (8.70%) Jython
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (8.70%) Unix
6 2 (8.70%) AIX
6 2 (8.70%) Linux

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 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (8.70%) iPlanet
1 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) SSL
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Introscope
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Contactless
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Handset
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
1 8 (34.78%) Problem Management
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Management
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Demand Management
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.35%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Jython
3 2 (8.70%) Korn
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CA Wily
2 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) CA
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft