The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Manager
Rank 227 226 221
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 18 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 7
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£375 £450 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.72% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.18%
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8553 8234 9061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.18% 92.81% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4342 4208
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 512 624
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -11.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Applications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Applications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Applications Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Applications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Applications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Applications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Hampshire - 9 £375 - 3
Surrey +1 5 £438 -14.63% 4
East Sussex -2 3 £425 -
West Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
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England

Applications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 20 (47.62%) ITIL
2 18 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 11 (26.19%) Finance
4 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 8 (19.05%) SLA
5 8 (19.05%) Migration
5 8 (19.05%) Project Management
6 7 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (16.67%) Service Management
6 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.67%) Oracle
7 6 (14.29%) SAP
7 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (14.29%) CRM
7 6 (14.29%) IBM
7 6 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (14.29%) DataStage
7 6 (14.29%) Change Management
7 6 (14.29%) TIBCO
7 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (14.29%) Axway
7 6 (14.29%) Spotfire
7 6 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
8 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
9 4 (9.52%) Analytics
9 4 (9.52%) Japanese Language
9 4 (9.52%) Retail
9 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (9.52%) UNIX

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.38%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.38%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) SMS
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) DataStage
1 6 (14.29%) Spotfire
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (9.52%) Japanese Language
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) COM
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.38%) mHealth
1 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
1 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) UNIX
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) ITIL
2 18 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 8 (19.05%) Migration
4 8 (19.05%) Project Management
5 7 (16.67%) Service Management
6 6 (14.29%) CRM
6 6 (14.29%) Change Management
6 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
7 4 (9.52%) Analytics
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C#
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
1 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) SAP
2 6 (14.29%) IBM
2 6 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 6 (14.29%) Axway
3 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.76%) Capita
4 2 (4.76%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe