The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Manager
Rank 478 471 454
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 104 88 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 61 35
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£460 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £305 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.00 £33.07 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -5.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £33.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.00% -5.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Applications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Manager within the UK.

Applications Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Applications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Manager within the UK.

Applications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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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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
England -22 83 £460 +15.00% 34
London +15 45 £475 +11.11% 20
South East -20 15 £399 +13.92% 6
Edinburgh +10 11 £485 +7.77% 2
Scotland 0 11 £485 +7.77% 3
North West -9 8 £400 +13.47%
City of London +14 7 £600 +29.03% 7
East of England +14 7 £475 +16.56% 5
Berkshire -8 5 £363 +3.57% 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £475 - 3
Surrey - 5 £456 - 3
Hampshire -6 4 £355 -
Yorkshire -10 4 £330 -8.96% 1
Merseyside - 3 £400 -
West Midlands 0 2 - -
Manchester -6 2 - -
Woking - 2 £506 -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Essex +7 1 - -
Suffolk +3 1 £400 -6.43%
Slough -3 1 - -
South West -8 1 £418 -22.32%
Wiltshire - 1 £418 -
Reading - 1 £375 -
Kent - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 £418 -
Ipswich - 1 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

Applications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 58 (30.05%) Finance
2 47 (24.35%) ITIL
3 40 (20.73%) Project Management
4 28 (14.51%) PRINCE2
5 27 (13.99%) Oracle
6 26 (13.47%) SQL
7 25 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (11.92%) Migration
8 23 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (11.40%) Change Management
10 21 (10.88%) CRM
11 20 (10.36%) Banking
11 20 (10.36%) SharePoint
12 19 (9.84%) .NET
12 19 (9.84%) Security Cleared
13 18 (9.33%) Microsoft
14 17 (8.81%) Windows
15 16 (8.29%) Service Management
16 15 (7.77%) SC Cleared
17 13 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 13 (6.74%) SLA
18 12 (6.22%) ERP
18 12 (6.22%) IIS
18 12 (6.22%) SAP
18 12 (6.22%) Risk Management
19 11 (5.70%) Service Delivery
19 11 (5.70%) Oracle EBS
19 11 (5.70%) Problem Management
20 10 (5.18%) Java
20 10 (5.18%) Analytical Skills

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 20 (10.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.22%) IIS
3 6 (3.11%) JBoss
4 3 (1.55%) CMS
4 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) SAS
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.11%) MS Project
1 6 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.59%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.70%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.04%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.04%) Maximo
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.04%) Markit EDM
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.52%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.52%) Endur
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.52%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.63%) SAN
2 3 (1.55%) WAN
3 2 (1.04%) LAN
4 1 (0.52%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) MPLS
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.59%) EDRMS
2 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Anywhere
6 1 (0.52%) WhereScape RED
6 1 (0.52%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.52%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 58 (30.05%) Finance
2 20 (10.36%) Banking
3 9 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.63%) Front Office
5 5 (2.59%) Legal
5 5 (2.59%) Retail
5 5 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.04%) Local Government
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.84%) .NET
2 4 (2.07%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.55%) Web Services
4 2 (1.04%) EDI
4 2 (1.04%) J2EE
4 2 (1.04%) CSS
5 1 (0.52%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (3.11%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.59%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.55%) Economics
5 3 (1.55%) Derivative
5 3 (1.55%) Wiki
6 2 (1.04%) FMCG
6 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.04%) Equities
6 2 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) PMI
7 1 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.52%) Statistics
7 1 (0.52%) SCADA
7 1 (0.52%) IVR
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.81%) Windows
2 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (2.07%) UNIX
3 3 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.35%) ITIL
2 40 (20.73%) Project Management
3 28 (14.51%) PRINCE2
4 25 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (11.92%) Migration
5 23 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (11.40%) Change Management
7 21 (10.88%) CRM
8 16 (8.29%) Service Management
9 12 (6.22%) ERP
9 12 (6.22%) Risk Management
10 11 (5.70%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.70%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.66%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (4.15%) Supplier Management
12 8 (4.15%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.11%) BPMN
13 6 (3.11%) Project Planning
13 6 (3.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.47%) SQL
2 10 (5.18%) Java
3 3 (1.55%) C
3 3 (1.55%) C#
4 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.52%) Python
5 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (4.15%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.63%) Degree
5 7 (3.63%) PMP
6 5 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.07%) VCP4
8 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) GAMP
3 1 (0.52%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (13.99%) Oracle
2 18 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.22%) SAP
4 6 (3.11%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.11%) VMware
5 5 (2.59%) Civica
6 4 (2.07%) Orchard
6 4 (2.07%) Northgate
7 3 (1.55%) Open Text
7 3 (1.55%) Charles River
7 3 (1.55%) Siebel
8 2 (1.04%) IBM
8 2 (1.04%) Cognos
8 2 (1.04%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.04%) Teradata
8 2 (1.04%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.04%) DataFlux
8 2 (1.04%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.52%) Infor
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
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Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
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