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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Manager
Rank 640 613 581
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 24 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.060% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.063% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 26
Average daily rate £400 £395 £489
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -19.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £601 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £463 £463
% change year-on-year
-16.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 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 24 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 22 £400 +2.23% 8
London -22 15 £450 +16.12% 4
Edinburgh -13 2 £365 -24.74%
Scotland -23 2 £365 -24.74%
Hampshire - 2 £385 -
North West - 2 £700 -
South East - 2 £385 - 1
City of London +42 1 - - 1
East of England +9 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
North East - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £350 - 1
Warrington - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £700 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £700 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Applications Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (17.31%) Windows
3 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) .NET
4 8 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle
5 6 (11.54%) CSS
5 6 (11.54%) Service Management
6 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.62%) C
6 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
6 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.62%) Campaign Management
7 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.69%) Java
7 4 (7.69%) SQL
7 4 (7.69%) Python
7 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
7 4 (7.69%) Finance
8 3 (5.77%) Law
8 3 (5.77%) ATG
8 3 (5.77%) Samba
8 3 (5.77%) VMware
8 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
8 3 (5.77%) Banking

Applications Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (3.85%) Apache
1 2 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
1 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.85%) SPSS
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) VPN
2 2 (3.85%) Network Security
2 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) LDAP
3 1 (1.92%) PBX
3 1 (1.92%) Skype
3 1 (1.92%) SSH
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.92%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Law
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) J2EE
4 2 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.92%) Contactless
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Equities
4 1 (1.92%) Handset
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.77%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X
3 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) CentOS
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 6 (11.54%) Service Management
6 5 (9.62%) Campaign Management
6 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.77%) Change Control
7 3 (5.77%) DevOps
7 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.77%) Service Design
8 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.85%) Change Management
8 2 (3.85%) Document Management
8 2 (3.85%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (3.85%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.85%) Project Management
8 2 (3.85%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) C
2 4 (7.69%) Java
2 4 (7.69%) Python
2 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) Perl
4 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Samba
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) WSUS
2 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.92%) Control-M
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Apple
3 3 (5.77%) ATG
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Cognos
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
4 2 (3.85%) ILOG
4 2 (3.85%) iManage
4 2 (3.85%) Pega
4 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) Charles River
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Fiserv
5 1 (1.92%) Informatica
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Sun
5 1 (1.92%) Sybase