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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Manager
Rank 573 570 597
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 28 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.010% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 3
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£380 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £465 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £585 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £600 £394
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 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 Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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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 -5 27 £380 -27.61% 1
South East +7 11 £375 -37.50%
Hampshire - 9 £375 -
London +21 8 £625 +38.88% 1
North West - 7 £378 -
City of London - 4 £555 - 1
Southampton - 4 £375 -
Brighton - 2 £425 -
East Sussex - 2 £425 -
Essex - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Burford - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

Applications Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 20 (46.51%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
2 10 (23.26%) Finance
3 8 (18.60%) SLA
3 8 (18.60%) PaaS
3 8 (18.60%) IaaS
4 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Client/Server
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.95%) Retail
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Management
5 6 (13.95%) Service Desk Management
6 5 (11.63%) DevOps
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
7 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle
7 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (6.98%) .NET
8 3 (6.98%) J2EE
8 3 (6.98%) C#
8 3 (6.98%) Java
8 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.98%) Migration

Applications Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) PaaS
1 8 (18.60%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.33%) DTS
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.33%) Derivative
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) UNIX
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
3 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.95%) Performance Management
4 6 (13.95%) Service Desk Management
5 5 (11.63%) DevOps
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
7 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.98%) Migration
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.65%) BPEL
8 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C#
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) SAP