The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 18 April 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 Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Manager
Rank 64 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.26% 0.73% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.80% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £404 £675 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.18% +291.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £450 £449
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £26.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.54 £35.00 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+32.95% +33.18%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
708 377 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.53% 91.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 186 194
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 71 62
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Applications Manager
East of England

Applications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Applications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Applications Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Applications Manager Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Applications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Applications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Applications Manager
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory