The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support 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 Support 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 South East 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 Support Manager
Rank 242 231 243
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.072% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.078% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Average daily rate £515 £335 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.73% -33.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Applications Support Manager
England

Applications Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Applications Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Support 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 Support Manager across the South East region.

Applications Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Applications Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Applications Support 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 Support Manager across the South East region.

Applications Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Support 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 Support Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +3 5 £530 +60.60%
Surrey - - - -
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Applications Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (90.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) MCDST
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) Service Desk Management
4 5 (50.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (30.00%) SLA
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) TDD
8 1 (10.00%) Banking
8 1 (10.00%) Document Management
8 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (10.00%) Hudson
8 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
8 1 (10.00%) Release Management
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (10.00%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) Service Desk Management
4 5 (50.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Document Management
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (70.00%) MCDST
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Thunderhead
2 1 (10.00%) Guidewire