The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Manager
Rank 566 531 559
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 21 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.027% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.029% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 21
Average daily rate £489 £485 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £329 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £660 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -80 19 £489 +0.77% 6
London -16 9 £488 -5.10% 3
South East -11 8 £515 +53.73%
West Sussex +3 5 £530 +60.60%
Worthing -2 5 £530 +60.60%
Essex -25 2 £404 -40.18% 1
East of England -28 2 £404 -37.88% 2
City of London - 2 £500 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -

Applications Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (68.42%) ITIL
2 17 (44.74%) Finance
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 11 (28.95%) Windows
4 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.95%) Service Management
4 11 (28.95%) Service Delivery
5 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
5 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.05%) MCDST
6 8 (21.05%) ITIL V3
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (18.42%) SLA
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle
8 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 6 (15.79%) Client/Server
8 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
8 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Management
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (13.16%) ETL
9 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
9 5 (13.16%) .NET
9 5 (13.16%) Web Services
10 4 (10.53%) XML
10 4 (10.53%) C#
10 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
10 4 (10.53%) OLAP
10 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
10 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse

Applications Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.53%) OLAP
3 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) MS Access
6 1 (2.63%) DTS
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Service Management
2 11 (28.95%) Service Delivery
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL V3
5 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Management
6 5 (13.16%) ETL
7 4 (10.53%) SOA
7 4 (10.53%) RDF
7 4 (10.53%) Workflow
7 4 (10.53%) Project Management
8 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.26%) CRM
9 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.26%) Release Management
10 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
10 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.53%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) MCDST
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.63%) Remedy
4 1 (2.63%) Thunderhead