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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Manager
Rank 501 478 456
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 88 81 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 44 58
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£475 £468 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £440 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +5 41 £475 - 15
South East -20 17 £478 +1.59% 3
North West -4 9 £475 +18.75% 5
South West - 8 £188 -
East of England -16 4 £475 +35.71%
West Midlands -13 3 £500 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £225 -
East Midlands +3 2 - - 4
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Applications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 50 (30.49%) Finance
2 35 (21.34%) Project Management
2 35 (21.34%) ITIL
3 32 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.02%) SQL
5 22 (13.41%) Oracle
6 21 (12.80%) Security Cleared
7 20 (12.20%) PRINCE2
7 20 (12.20%) Migration
8 19 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (10.98%) Windows
10 17 (10.37%) .NET
11 16 (9.76%) Microsoft
11 16 (9.76%) Service Delivery
11 16 (9.76%) SC Cleared
12 13 (7.93%) Risk Management
12 13 (7.93%) Banking
13 12 (7.32%) SLA
13 12 (7.32%) IIS
14 11 (6.71%) Service Management
14 11 (6.71%) Change Management
14 11 (6.71%) Problem Management
14 11 (6.71%) Retail
15 8 (4.88%) Performance Management
15 8 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
15 8 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (4.88%) ERP
16 7 (4.27%) SAN
16 7 (4.27%) CRM
16 7 (4.27%) UNIX

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (7.32%) IIS
2 6 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.22%) CMS
4 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.44%) MS Project
2 4 (2.44%) MS Office
3 3 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.44%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.22%) Markit EDM
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.22%) Maximo
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.61%) BPCS
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.61%) Endur
6 1 (0.61%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.61%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.61%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.27%) PaaS
1 7 (4.27%) IaaS
2 3 (1.83%) Office 365
2 3 (1.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) SAN
2 5 (3.05%) WAN
3 4 (2.44%) LAN
4 2 (1.22%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) DNS
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) MPLS
5 1 (0.61%) Extranet
5 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.05%) EDRMS
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.61%) DB2
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Anywhere
6 1 (0.61%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.61%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.61%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) MSI
General
1 50 (30.49%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Banking
3 11 (6.71%) Retail
4 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.44%) Back Office
7 3 (1.83%) Front Office
7 3 (1.83%) Publishing
8 2 (1.22%) Billing
8 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.22%) Local Government
8 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.22%) Law
8 2 (1.22%) Legal
8 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) German Language
9 1 (0.61%) Marketing
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.37%) .NET
2 4 (2.44%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (0.61%) EDI
3 1 (0.61%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.61%) Middleware
3 1 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.61%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.61%) iOS SDK
3 1 (0.61%) PhoneGap
3 1 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.05%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.05%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (3.05%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.44%) Derivative
4 2 (1.22%) Social Media
4 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.22%) Equities
4 2 (1.22%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.22%) FMCG
4 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.22%) PMI
5 1 (0.61%) NHS
5 1 (0.61%) PKI
5 1 (0.61%) PDA
5 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.61%) Statistics
5 1 (0.61%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.98%) Windows
2 7 (4.27%) UNIX
3 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.83%) Linux
4 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.22%) Android
5 2 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.34%) Project Management
1 35 (21.34%) ITIL
2 32 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (12.20%) PRINCE2
3 20 (12.20%) Migration
4 19 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (9.76%) Service Delivery
6 13 (7.93%) Risk Management
7 11 (6.71%) Service Management
7 11 (6.71%) Change Management
7 11 (6.71%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.88%) Performance Management
8 8 (4.88%) ERP
9 7 (4.27%) CRM
9 7 (4.27%) Workflow
9 7 (4.27%) Supplier Management
9 7 (4.27%) Waterfall
10 6 (3.66%) Line Management
10 6 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.05%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.02%) SQL
2 5 (3.05%) Java
3 4 (2.44%) C#
4 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.22%) Perl
6 1 (0.61%) VBScript
6 1 (0.61%) VB
6 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.61%) Ruby
6 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (3.66%) Degree
5 5 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.83%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.22%) PMP
8 1 (0.61%) CAPM
8 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) SLA
2 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.22%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.61%) OPNET
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (13.41%) Oracle
2 16 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.66%) VMware
4 4 (2.44%) Charles River
5 3 (1.83%) IBM
5 3 (1.83%) Adobe
5 3 (1.83%) SAP
5 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.22%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.22%) Cognos
6 2 (1.22%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix
7 1 (0.61%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.61%) Lotus
7 1 (0.61%) Compuware
7 1 (0.61%) Siebel
7 1 (0.61%) Open Text
7 1 (0.61%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.61%) Apple
7 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
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