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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Manager
Rank 588 569 538
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 19 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.025% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.027% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 9
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£388 £420 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £320 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £525 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £488
% change year-on-year
+22.13% -32.82%
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 14 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 22 May 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 -26 12 £388 -14.60% 9
London -7 8 £388 -22.50% 1
Scotland - 6 £485 -
Edinburgh - 6 £485 -
South East -16 2 £375 +15.83%
East Sussex - 2 £375 -
Essex - 2 £400 - 1
Brighton - 2 £375 -
East of England - 2 £400 - 4
City of London +8 1 £388 -22.50% 1
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £325 -

Applications Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (44.90%) ITIL
2 15 (30.61%) SharePoint
3 13 (26.53%) SLA
4 12 (24.49%) SQL
5 11 (22.45%) Oracle
5 11 (22.45%) Java
5 11 (22.45%) CRM
6 10 (20.41%) Finance
7 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
7 9 (18.37%) Change Management
8 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
8 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (14.29%) SAP
9 7 (14.29%) .NET
10 6 (12.24%) JBoss
10 6 (12.24%) Service Management
10 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
10 6 (12.24%) BPMN
11 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
11 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
11 5 (10.20%) Banking
11 5 (10.20%) Fixed Income
11 5 (10.20%) RUP
11 5 (10.20%) J2EE
11 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
11 5 (10.20%) C#
11 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
12 4 (8.16%) Aareon QL

Applications Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (30.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.24%) JBoss
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Aareon QL
2 2 (4.08%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.04%) ION MarketView
3 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.04%) LatentZero
3 1 (2.04%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Front Office
4 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) J2EE
3 3 (6.12%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Fixed Income
2 3 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.08%) Wiki
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) Equities
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) CRM
3 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
3 9 (18.37%) Change Management
4 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.24%) Service Management
5 6 (12.24%) BPMN
6 5 (10.20%) RUP
7 3 (6.12%) BPEL
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.08%) People Management
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.08%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.08%) Migration
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.08%) HOOD
8 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) Java
3 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.20%) C#
4 3 (6.12%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) SAP
3 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.16%) Aareon
4 4 (8.16%) Northgate
4 4 (8.16%) Civica
4 4 (8.16%) Orchard
5 3 (6.12%) Charles River
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) Teradata
6 1 (2.04%) ION Trading