The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Applications Support Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Manager
Rank 628 604 582
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 20 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.042% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.045% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 19
Median daily rate £450 £388 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £319 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £479 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £425 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median 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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Applications Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Applications Support Manager in the job title.

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 26 May 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 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 18 £450 +18.03% 4
London -7 11 £450 +20.00% 4
South East -7 3 £385 +2.66%
Edinburgh -14 2 £365 -24.74%
Scotland -18 2 £365 -24.74%
Hampshire - 2 £385 -
City of London +40 1 - - 1
East of England +10 1 - -
South West -9 1 £350 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 £700 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Liverpool - 1 £700 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 £700 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Applications Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Applications Support Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Applications Support Manager in the job title.

1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) .NET
3 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) CSS
4 6 (14.63%) Service Management
4 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
5 5 (12.20%) Campaign Management
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (9.76%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) Perl
6 4 (9.76%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) Python
6 4 (9.76%) Linux
6 4 (9.76%) Finance
7 3 (7.32%) Law
7 3 (7.32%) ATG
7 3 (7.32%) Samba
7 3 (7.32%) VMware
7 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.32%) Banking
7 3 (7.32%) Retail
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce

Applications Support Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.88%) SPSS
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) PBX
2 1 (2.44%) Skype
2 1 (2.44%) SSH
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Law
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
1 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.44%) Contactless
2 1 (2.44%) Derivative
2 1 (2.44%) Equities
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Unix
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
3 6 (14.63%) Service Management
4 5 (12.20%) Campaign Management
4 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.32%) Change Control
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.32%) Service Design
6 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) Document Management
6 2 (4.88%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) Perl
2 4 (9.76%) Python
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CISSP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Samba
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) WSUS
2 1 (2.44%) Control-M
2 1 (2.44%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Apple
3 3 (7.32%) ATG
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Cognos
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) ILOG
4 2 (4.88%) iManage
4 2 (4.88%) Pega
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.88%) Sybase
5 1 (2.44%) Charles River
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) Fiserv
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Sun