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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Manager
Rank 569 542 530
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 30 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.054% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.058% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 6
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£475 £464 £534
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £381 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £544 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £408 £588
% change year-on-year
+14.72% -30.63%
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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 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 27 March 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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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 -19 16 £475 +2.42% 3
London +5 15 £475 -2.56% 3
Scotland - 6 £485 -
City of London +16 2 £506 +1.25% 1
South East -37 1 £355 -31.06%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £355 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Watford - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Westminster - - - -
East of England - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Applications Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (45.45%) ITIL
2 15 (34.09%) SharePoint
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) CRM
4 11 (25.00%) Finance
5 10 (22.73%) SLA
6 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 8 (18.18%) Change Management
7 8 (18.18%) Oracle
7 8 (18.18%) Java
7 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (15.91%) .NET
8 7 (15.91%) SAP
8 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
9 6 (13.64%) JBoss
9 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
9 6 (13.64%) BPMN
10 5 (11.36%) Service Management
10 5 (11.36%) RUP
10 5 (11.36%) Fixed Income
11 4 (9.09%) Northgate
11 4 (9.09%) Civica
11 4 (9.09%) Orchard
11 4 (9.09%) Front Office
12 3 (6.82%) Charles River
12 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
12 3 (6.82%) SAN
12 3 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (6.82%) Web Services

Applications Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (34.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.64%) JBoss
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.27%) LatentZero
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.27%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Front Office
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Fixed Income
2 3 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.55%) Wiki
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
4 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) CRM
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Change Management
4 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
6 6 (13.64%) BPMN
7 5 (11.36%) Service Management
7 5 (11.36%) RUP
8 3 (6.82%) Data Management
8 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.55%) Investment Management
9 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Management
9 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.55%) Migration
9 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.27%) BPEL
10 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
10 1 (2.27%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (2.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) SAP
3 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.09%) Northgate
4 4 (9.09%) Civica
4 4 (9.09%) Orchard
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.82%) Charles River
5 3 (6.82%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Teradata
6 1 (2.27%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com