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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Manager
Rank 241 224 239
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 14 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £388 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £560 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.56 -
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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
8811 8067 8889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.91% 92.83% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4972 4332 4166
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 493 620
Average hourly rate £15.88 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.09% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.51 £11.50 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Surrey -7 4 £438 -12.50% 4
Oxfordshire -16 3 £480 +20.00%
Hampshire - 3 £400 - 2
Berkshire +13 2 £348 -
East Sussex -13 2 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
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Applications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 16 (43.24%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
2 11 (29.73%) Migration
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
3 10 (27.03%) SLA
4 8 (21.62%) Finance
4 8 (21.62%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) Change Management
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle
7 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.81%) Retail
8 4 (10.81%) CRM
8 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Degree
8 4 (10.81%) Resource Management
9 3 (8.11%) Axway
9 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.11%) Spotfire
9 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
9 3 (8.11%) IBM
9 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.70%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) DataStage
1 3 (8.11%) Spotfire
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) COM
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
2 11 (29.73%) Migration
3 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) Change Management
6 6 (16.22%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.81%) CRM
8 4 (10.81%) Resource Management
9 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Service Management
9 3 (8.11%) Scrum
9 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.41%) ETL
10 2 (5.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) TIBCO
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) Axway
4 2 (5.41%) Pegasus
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Capita