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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Manager
Rank 501 489 498
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 74 71 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 45
Average daily rate
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£403 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £540 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.72% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.18%
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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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -9 28 £494 +6.75% 6
South East -13 17 £375 -16.66% 6
North West +2 11 £384 -19.21%
West Midlands -1 5 - -
South West -29 4 £415 +6.07%
East Midlands +2 3 £350 - 1
East of England -21 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £650 -
North East -21 1 - -
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Applications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 57 (33.33%) Finance
2 42 (24.56%) ITIL
3 35 (20.47%) Oracle
4 33 (19.30%) PRINCE2
5 31 (18.13%) Service Delivery
6 30 (17.54%) Project Management
7 24 (14.04%) Migration
8 23 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
9 21 (12.28%) Security Cleared
10 19 (11.11%) SLA
10 19 (11.11%) Change Management
11 18 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (9.94%) Service Management
13 16 (9.36%) Windows
13 16 (9.36%) Programme Management
13 16 (9.36%) Oracle Database
14 15 (8.77%) SC Cleared
14 15 (8.77%) MS Excel
14 15 (8.77%) CRM
15 13 (7.60%) Banking
15 13 (7.60%) SQL
16 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (7.02%) SaaS
17 11 (6.43%) QA
17 11 (6.43%) Supplier Management
17 11 (6.43%) Risk Management
17 11 (6.43%) ERP
18 10 (5.85%) SAP
18 10 (5.85%) Back Office

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.09%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.17%) Apache
2 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.58%) Confluence
3 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.58%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.58%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.02%) SaaS
2 7 (4.09%) PaaS
2 7 (4.09%) IaaS
3 3 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) Firewall
2 2 (1.17%) Network Security
2 2 (1.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) Extranet
3 1 (0.58%) AMQP
3 1 (0.58%) SMS
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) VPN
3 1 (0.58%) DNS
3 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.36%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (4.09%) DataStage
3 7 (4.09%) Spotfire
3 7 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.58%) DB2
6 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.58%) MSI
1 1 (0.58%) Maven
1 1 (0.58%) JIRA
1 1 (0.58%) ReSharper
1 1 (0.58%) QADirector
1 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.58%) FindBugs
1 1 (0.58%) dotCover
General
1 57 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (7.60%) Banking
3 10 (5.85%) Retail
3 10 (5.85%) Back Office
4 8 (4.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.92%) Publishing
6 4 (2.34%) Japanese Language
6 4 (2.34%) Billing
7 3 (1.75%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.17%) Front Office
8 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.58%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
9 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.26%) .NET
2 6 (3.51%) COM
3 5 (2.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (2.34%) J2EE
5 2 (1.17%) Web Services
5 2 (1.17%) Middleware
6 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.58%) Spring
6 1 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.58%) WCF
6 1 (0.58%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.58%) HTML5
6 1 (0.58%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.58%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.68%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.09%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.75%) Social Media
7 2 (1.17%) Derivative
7 2 (1.17%) NHS
7 2 (1.17%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.58%) Replication
8 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.58%) Economics
8 1 (0.58%) PKI
8 1 (0.58%) PDA
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) FMCG
8 1 (0.58%) PMI
8 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.36%) Windows
2 8 (4.68%) Solaris
2 8 (4.68%) UNIX
3 3 (1.75%) Linux
4 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) zOS
5 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.56%) ITIL
2 33 (19.30%) PRINCE2
3 31 (18.13%) Service Delivery
4 30 (17.54%) Project Management
5 24 (14.04%) Migration
6 23 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (11.11%) Change Management
8 17 (9.94%) Service Management
9 16 (9.36%) Programme Management
10 15 (8.77%) CRM
11 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (6.43%) Risk Management
12 11 (6.43%) ERP
12 11 (6.43%) Supplier Management
13 9 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (4.09%) Performance Management
14 7 (4.09%) Data Migration
14 7 (4.09%) DevOps
15 6 (3.51%) Service Desk Management
15 6 (3.51%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.60%) SQL
2 6 (3.51%) Java
3 4 (2.34%) C#
4 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.17%) VB
6 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.58%) Ruby
6 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) Perl
6 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.51%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.92%) PMP
6 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.75%) Degree
6 3 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.58%) CISSP
8 1 (0.58%) CISM
8 1 (0.58%) CEH
8 1 (0.58%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.11%) SLA
2 11 (6.43%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.58%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (20.47%) Oracle
2 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.85%) SAP
4 7 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.09%) IBM
4 7 (4.09%) Axway
5 6 (3.51%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.92%) Adobe
6 5 (2.92%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.17%) Charles River
7 2 (1.17%) HP
7 2 (1.17%) Capita
7 2 (1.17%) VMware
8 1 (0.58%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.58%) Northgate
8 1 (0.58%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.58%) Citrix
8 1 (0.58%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.58%) Veritas
8 1 (0.58%) JBoss