The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Applications Support Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Manager
Rank 633 628 610
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 14 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.054% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.057% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 26 24
Median daily rate £350 £453 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.73% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £513 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £463 £375
% change year-on-year
-24.32% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Applications Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Applications Support Manager in the job title.

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 30 August 2016.

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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 12 £428 -6.91% 5
South East - 5 £380 -
East of England +19 3 £475 +5.55% 3
Essex +7 3 £475 +5.55%
Scotland +13 2 £320 +6.66% 1
West Midlands -32 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £320 -
Winchester - 2 £380 -
Oxford - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £380 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
London -23 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £475 -

Applications Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Applications Support Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Applications Support Manager in the job title.

1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) CSS
4 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) Campaign Management
5 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
6 4 (12.12%) Finance
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.12%) SLA
6 4 (12.12%) Change Control
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.09%) Retail
7 3 (9.09%) ERP
7 3 (9.09%) Cognos
7 3 (9.09%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) Java
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) Law
8 2 (6.06%) Legal
8 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (6.06%) Document Management
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) IIS
8 2 (6.06%) Linux

Applications Support Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SPSS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (3.03%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) EPoS
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 5 (15.15%) Campaign Management
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) Change Control
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) ERP
6 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Document Management
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.06%) Service Design
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 2 (6.06%) WFM
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Java
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) Korn
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) HNC
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Cognos
2 2 (6.06%) ILOG
2 2 (6.06%) iManage
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) CODA
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.03%) Sybase
3 1 (3.03%) Thunderhead