The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Manager
Rank 148 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 17 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £378 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £600
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4104 2843 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.49% 92.13% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2460 1580 1316
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 179 203
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Applications Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Applications Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Applications Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Applications Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Applications Support Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Manchester - 11 £475 -
Cheshire - 5 £550 -
Applications Support Manager
England

Applications Support Manager
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (52.94%) QA
2 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (41.18%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) Supplier Management
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Management
4 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
4 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (29.41%) Service Management
5 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) SLA
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (11.76%) CRM
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Line Management
8 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
9 1 (5.88%) Management Information System

Applications Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (41.18%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) Supplier Management
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Management
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
4 5 (29.41%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C++
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
1 4 (23.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) SLA