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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Manager
Rank 594 585 566
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 32 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.052% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.055% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 12
Average daily rate £470 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +11.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £355 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £564 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+40.84% -11.25%
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 15 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 32 £470 -1.05% 5
London +6 16 £400 -15.78% 4
North West -4 14 £500 +33.33%
Cheshire - 13 £506 -
Warrington - 11 £506 -
City of London +34 2 £425 -22.72% 1
Chester - 2 £488 -
Hayes - 2 £425 -
South East +15 1 £425 +19.71% 1
Lancashire +1 1 £500 +33.33%
Surrey - 1 £425 -
East of England - 1 £250 -
Blackpool - 1 £500 -
Colchester - 1 £250 -
Essex - 1 £250 -

Applications Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 28 (43.08%) ITIL
2 16 (24.62%) Problem Management
3 12 (18.46%) Performance Management
4 11 (16.92%) SQL
4 11 (16.92%) Finance
5 10 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 10 (15.38%) Windows
6 9 (13.85%) Oracle
6 9 (13.85%) Service Management
7 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
7 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.31%) C
8 7 (10.77%) Unix
8 7 (10.77%) SLA
8 7 (10.77%) Supplier Management
8 7 (10.77%) ITIL V3
9 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.23%) Change Control
9 6 (9.23%) Investment Management
9 6 (9.23%) Client/Server
9 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.23%) Python
9 6 (9.23%) Java
9 6 (9.23%) J2EE
9 6 (9.23%) Change Management
10 5 (7.69%) Back Office
10 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 5 (7.69%) MS Office
10 5 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (7.69%) Active Directory

Applications Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (6.15%) Apache
1 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.08%) Documentum
2 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.54%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Sonata
1 3 (4.62%) Tercero
2 1 (1.54%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.54%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.54%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.54%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.54%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.54%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) VPN
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) Network Security
2 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) LDAP
3 1 (1.54%) PBX
3 1 (1.54%) Skype
3 1 (1.54%) SMTP
3 1 (1.54%) SSH
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.08%) EDRMS
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.54%) DB2
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Back Office
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Front Office
5 1 (1.54%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) J2EE
2 4 (6.15%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Contactless
3 1 (1.54%) Derivative
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Equities
3 1 (1.54%) Handset
3 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) NHS
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Unix
3 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.62%) Android
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.08%) Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.54%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) ITIL
2 16 (24.62%) Problem Management
3 12 (18.46%) Performance Management
4 10 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 9 (13.85%) Service Management
6 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.77%) ITIL V3
7 7 (10.77%) Supplier Management
8 6 (9.23%) Change Control
8 6 (9.23%) Change Management
8 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.23%) Investment Management
9 4 (6.15%) BPEL
9 4 (6.15%) Wealth Management
10 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.62%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) C
3 6 (9.23%) Java
3 6 (9.23%) Python
4 4 (6.15%) C#
4 4 (6.15%) C++
4 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.08%) Perl
6 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.08%) VBA
7 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.08%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.54%) CCNA
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.54%) CISSP
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.54%) MCSA
4 1 (1.54%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Samba
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCSM
1 2 (3.08%) WSUS
2 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Charles River
4 3 (4.62%) ATG
4 3 (4.62%) Avaloq
4 3 (4.62%) FNZ
5 2 (3.08%) Apple
5 2 (3.08%) Fiserv
5 2 (3.08%) IBM
5 2 (3.08%) Pega
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco
6 1 (1.54%) CODA
6 1 (1.54%) Cognos
6 1 (1.54%) Informatica
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) Sun
6 1 (1.54%) Sybase