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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Manager
Rank 168 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £700 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £463 £435
% change year-on-year
-16.75% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Support Manager
England

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
3793 3688 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.28% 94.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 1963 1534
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 222 208
Average hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 30 April 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
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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
Cheshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £700 -
Applications Support Manager
England

Applications Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (56.25%) Problem Management
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Management
4 4 (25.00%) C
5 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (18.75%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) J2EE
7 1 (6.25%) MS Project
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Handset

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Contactless
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Demand Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft