The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 Support Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Manager
Rank 559 541 525
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 19 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.033% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.036% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 8
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£475 £451 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +26.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £482 £587
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £400 £725
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -44.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Applications Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Support Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Applications Support Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Applications Support Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Applications Support Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Support Manager
Top 27 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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 -21 19 £475 +5.43% 4
London +4 12 £475 +2.15% 3
Hampshire -16 5 £355 -
South East -20 5 £355 -21.19%
Southampton - 2 £355 -
City of London - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Wirral - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Applications Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) SLA
3 11 (40.74%) ITIL
4 7 (25.93%) SAP
4 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) VMware
8 3 (11.11%) Data Management
8 3 (11.11%) SAN
8 3 (11.11%) Charles River
8 3 (11.11%) IIS
9 2 (7.41%) C#
9 2 (7.41%) Java
9 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (7.41%) J2EE
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle
9 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
9 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Front Office
9 2 (7.41%) Service Management
9 2 (7.41%) Change Management
9 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
9 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
9 2 (7.41%) Logistics

Applications Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.70%) ION MarketView
2 1 (3.70%) LatentZero
2 1 (3.70%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Front Office
2 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
1 2 (7.41%) Derivative
2 1 (3.70%) Equities
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Logistics
5 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Line Management
6 1 (3.70%) People Management
6 1 (3.70%) Fund Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.70%) ETRM
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Charles River
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) thinkFolio
4 1 (3.70%) Triple Point
4 1 (3.70%) Trayport
4 1 (3.70%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) OpenLink
4 1 (3.70%) IBM