The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Manager
Rank 481 463 451
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 98 99 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 70 45
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£400 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £395 £475
% change year-on-year
- -16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £60.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.54 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46747 45310 39113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.35% 92.48% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29016 28316 22943
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1851 2012
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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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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
London -7 52 £425 -15.00% 6
South East -21 16 £387 -0.12% 5
East of England +8 9 £425 +24.54% 5
North West -11 8 £375 -
West Midlands -10 6 £388 -3.12% 4
Yorkshire -6 5 £330 -45.00%
South West +11 2 £449 -1.64% 1
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Applications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 56 (31.28%) Finance
2 54 (30.17%) Project Management
3 42 (23.46%) ITIL
4 29 (16.20%) PRINCE2
5 25 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (12.85%) Windows
6 23 (12.85%) SQL
7 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.73%) .NET
8 21 (11.73%) Change Management
9 19 (10.61%) SLA
10 18 (10.06%) Migration
11 17 (9.50%) Oracle
11 17 (9.50%) Banking
12 16 (8.94%) Microsoft
12 16 (8.94%) Service Delivery
12 16 (8.94%) Service Management
13 15 (8.38%) SharePoint
13 15 (8.38%) SAP
13 15 (8.38%) Problem Management
14 13 (7.26%) CRM
14 13 (7.26%) Security Cleared
15 11 (6.15%) MS Excel
15 11 (6.15%) PMI Certification
16 10 (5.59%) PMP
16 10 (5.59%) ERP
16 10 (5.59%) IIS
16 10 (5.59%) Legal
17 9 (5.03%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (5.03%) Supplier Management

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 15 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.59%) IIS
3 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.68%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.35%) MS Project
3 5 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.23%) MS Office
5 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.79%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.23%) Aareon QL
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (1.12%) Siebel Analytics
5 2 (1.12%) Maximo
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.12%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.56%) Summit
6 1 (0.56%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.56%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.56%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.56%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
1 1 (0.56%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) SAN
2 2 (1.12%) Firewall
2 2 (1.12%) LAN
2 2 (1.12%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (1.68%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) DTS
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 56 (31.28%) Finance
2 17 (9.50%) Banking
3 10 (5.59%) Legal
4 6 (3.35%) Retail
4 6 (3.35%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.35%) Front Office
4 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.12%) Local Government
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.73%) .NET
2 4 (2.23%) J2EE
2 4 (2.23%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.12%) EDI
3 2 (1.12%) CSS
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.56%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.56%) WCF
4 1 (0.56%) AppFabric
4 1 (0.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.91%) Fat Client
2 7 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (3.91%) Thin Client
2 7 (3.91%) BYOD
3 6 (3.35%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.23%) Economics
4 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.68%) Wiki
5 3 (1.68%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.56%) SCADA
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) FMCG
7 1 (0.56%) PMI
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) Equities
7 1 (0.56%) IVR
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.85%) Windows
2 6 (3.35%) UNIX
3 3 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.12%) Android
4 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.17%) Project Management
2 42 (23.46%) ITIL
3 29 (16.20%) PRINCE2
4 25 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (11.73%) Change Management
7 18 (10.06%) Migration
8 16 (8.94%) Service Delivery
8 16 (8.94%) Service Management
9 15 (8.38%) Problem Management
10 13 (7.26%) CRM
11 10 (5.59%) ERP
12 9 (5.03%) Risk Management
12 9 (5.03%) Supplier Management
13 8 (4.47%) Project Planning
13 8 (4.47%) Software Delivery
14 7 (3.91%) Business Analysis
15 6 (3.35%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (3.35%) ITIL V3
15 6 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.85%) SQL
2 8 (4.47%) Java
3 6 (3.35%) C
4 5 (2.79%) C#
5 4 (2.23%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.56%) C++
7 1 (0.56%) Perl
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.56%) VB
7 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.15%) PMI Certification
3 10 (5.59%) PMP
4 9 (5.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.35%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.23%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.12%) Degree
9 1 (0.56%) CISM
9 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.56%) HNC
9 1 (0.56%) HND
9 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) GAMP
4 1 (0.56%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (5.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Snort
3 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.12%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (9.50%) Oracle
2 16 (8.94%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.38%) SAP
4 6 (3.35%) Siebel
4 6 (3.35%) VMware
5 4 (2.23%) Northgate
5 4 (2.23%) Civica
5 4 (2.23%) Orchard
5 4 (2.23%) Aareon
6 3 (1.68%) Symantec
6 3 (1.68%) Charles River
6 3 (1.68%) OpenText
6 3 (1.68%) HP
7 2 (1.12%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.12%) Teradata
7 2 (1.12%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.12%) DataFlux
8 1 (0.56%) Planview
8 1 (0.56%) LANDesk
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