The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 Support Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Manager
Rank 577 554 548
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 31 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.051% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.054% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 12
Average daily rate £470 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +11.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £355 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £559 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Support Manager
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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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Applications Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Applications Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Applications Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Applications Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Support 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 Support Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 15 £425 -10.52% 2
North West +3 14 £500 +33.33%
South East -8 1 £425 +19.71% 1
East of England - 1 £250 -
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Applications Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications Support 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 Support Manager in their job title.

1 27 (45.00%) ITIL
2 15 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 11 (18.33%) Performance Management
3 11 (18.33%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) Windows
4 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 10 (16.67%) Finance
5 9 (15.00%) Service Management
6 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 8 (13.33%) C
6 8 (13.33%) Oracle
7 7 (11.67%) Unix
7 7 (11.67%) SLA
7 7 (11.67%) Supplier Management
7 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.67%) ITIL V3
8 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.00%) Investment Management
8 6 (10.00%) Change Management
8 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.00%) Python
8 6 (10.00%) J2EE
8 6 (10.00%) Java
9 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
9 5 (8.33%) MS Office
9 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
9 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (8.33%) Back Office
9 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
9 5 (8.33%) Change Control

Applications Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications Support 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 Support Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.67%) Apache
1 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.33%) Documentum
3 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Sonata
1 3 (5.00%) Tercero
2 1 (1.67%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.67%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (1.67%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.67%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.67%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) VPN
2 2 (3.33%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) LDAP
3 1 (1.67%) SSH
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.33%) EDRMS
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Back Office
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Front Office
5 1 (1.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) J2EE
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Contactless
3 1 (1.67%) Derivative
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Equities
3 1 (1.67%) Handset
3 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Unix
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.00%) Android
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.33%) Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.67%) AIX
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) ITIL
2 15 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 11 (18.33%) Performance Management
4 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 9 (15.00%) Service Management
6 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.67%) ITIL V3
6 7 (11.67%) Supplier Management
7 6 (10.00%) Change Management
7 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.00%) Investment Management
8 5 (8.33%) Change Control
9 4 (6.67%) BPEL
9 4 (6.67%) Wealth Management
10 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) C
3 6 (10.00%) Java
3 6 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (6.67%) C#
4 4 (6.67%) C++
4 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.33%) Perl
6 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.33%) VBA
7 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CISSP
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Samba
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCSM
1 2 (3.33%) WSUS
2 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Charles River
4 3 (5.00%) ATG
4 3 (5.00%) Avaloq
4 3 (5.00%) FNZ
5 2 (3.33%) Apple
5 2 (3.33%) Fiserv
5 2 (3.33%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) Pega
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) CODA
6 1 (1.67%) Cognos
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Sun
6 1 (1.67%) Sybase