The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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 advertised for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Manager
Rank 484 491 472
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 85 64 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 45
Average daily rate
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£399 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.38% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £378 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
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 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Applications Manager
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Applications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Applications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Applications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Applications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London 0 29 £488 +2.63% 14
South East +6 24 £375 -16.66% 11
North West +5 11 £384 -4.06% 3
South West -23 7 £400 +2.23% 3
West Midlands -13 5 £175 -
East Midlands 0 3 £500 - 1
East of England -20 3 £300 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire +5 1 £650 -
North East - 1 - - 1
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Applications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications 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 Applications Manager in their job title.

1 53 (28.80%) Finance
2 51 (27.72%) ITIL
3 34 (18.48%) Oracle
4 33 (17.93%) Service Delivery
5 30 (16.30%) Microsoft
6 28 (15.22%) PRINCE2
7 24 (13.04%) Windows
7 24 (13.04%) Project Management
8 23 (12.50%) SLA
9 22 (11.96%) Service Management
9 22 (11.96%) Migration
10 20 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (10.87%) Change Management
11 19 (10.33%) Security Cleared
12 18 (9.78%) QA
12 18 (9.78%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (8.70%) Programme Management
13 16 (8.70%) CRM
14 15 (8.15%) MS Excel
14 15 (8.15%) Oracle Database
15 14 (7.61%) Banking
15 14 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (7.61%) SC Cleared
16 13 (7.07%) Retail
16 13 (7.07%) SQL
17 12 (6.52%) Service Desk Management
17 12 (6.52%) Mobile App
18 11 (5.98%) SaaS
18 11 (5.98%) Performance Management
18 11 (5.98%) Supplier Management

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications 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 Applications Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (3.26%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.26%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (1.09%) Apache
3 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.54%) Confluence
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.72%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.72%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.63%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.63%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.63%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.54%) Agresso
3 1 (0.54%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.98%) SaaS
2 7 (3.80%) PaaS
2 7 (3.80%) IaaS
3 2 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.17%) Firewall
2 3 (1.63%) Network Security
3 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) SMS
4 1 (0.54%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.15%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (3.80%) Spotfire
3 7 (3.80%) DataStage
4 5 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.54%) DB2
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.54%) DTS
6 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.54%) MSI
1 1 (0.54%) Maven
1 1 (0.54%) JIRA
1 1 (0.54%) ReSharper
1 1 (0.54%) QADirector
1 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.54%) PhoneGap
1 1 (0.54%) FindBugs
1 1 (0.54%) dotCover
General
1 53 (28.80%) Finance
2 14 (7.61%) Banking
3 13 (7.07%) Retail
4 10 (5.43%) Back Office
5 8 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.17%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.63%) Billing
7 3 (1.63%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.09%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.09%) Publishing
8 2 (1.09%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Front Office
9 1 (0.54%) Local Government
9 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.54%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.80%) .NET
2 6 (3.26%) COM
3 5 (2.72%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.63%) J2EE
5 2 (1.09%) Web Services
5 2 (1.09%) Middleware
5 2 (1.09%) HTML5
5 2 (1.09%) HTML
6 1 (0.54%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.54%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.54%) Spring
6 1 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.54%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.54%) WCF
6 1 (0.54%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.89%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.80%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.63%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.09%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) PMI
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.54%) mHealth
8 1 (0.54%) Replication
8 1 (0.54%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.54%) Economics
8 1 (0.54%) PKI
8 1 (0.54%) Derivative
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.04%) Windows
2 9 (4.89%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.35%) UNIX
3 8 (4.35%) Solaris
4 2 (1.09%) Linux
4 2 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.72%) ITIL
2 33 (17.93%) Service Delivery
3 28 (15.22%) PRINCE2
4 24 (13.04%) Project Management
5 22 (11.96%) Service Management
5 22 (11.96%) Migration
6 20 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (10.87%) Change Management
7 16 (8.70%) CRM
7 16 (8.70%) Programme Management
8 14 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (6.52%) Service Desk Management
10 11 (5.98%) Scrum
10 11 (5.98%) Supplier Management
10 11 (5.98%) ERP
10 11 (5.98%) Performance Management
11 10 (5.43%) Risk Management
11 10 (5.43%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.89%) ITIL V3
12 9 (4.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.07%) SQL
2 5 (2.72%) Java
3 3 (1.63%) C#
4 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.09%) VB
5 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.54%) Ruby
5 1 (0.54%) VBScript
5 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.61%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.80%) MCDST
5 5 (2.72%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.17%) Degree
6 4 (2.17%) PMP
7 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.54%) CISSP
8 1 (0.54%) CISM
8 1 (0.54%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.50%) SLA
2 18 (9.78%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.54%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (18.48%) Oracle
2 30 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.98%) SAP
4 7 (3.80%) IBM
4 7 (3.80%) Apple
4 7 (3.80%) Axway
5 6 (3.26%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.72%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.09%) CA
7 2 (1.09%) Adobe
7 2 (1.09%) HP
7 2 (1.09%) Capita
7 2 (1.09%) VMware
8 1 (0.54%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.54%) Northgate
8 1 (0.54%) Civica
8 1 (0.54%) Charles River
8 1 (0.54%) Perforce
8 1 (0.54%) Wall Street Systems
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