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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Manager
Rank 575 558 550
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 13 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.023% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.025% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 11
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£488 £470 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% +34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £475 £725
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -34.44%
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
50897 47816 46453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.80% 92.47% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32377 28821 26228
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2108 2666
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 17 December 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 27 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 17 December 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
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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 -22 13 £488 +3.72% 8
London +9 8 £525 +11.70% 7
Hampshire -23 3 £400 -
South East -31 3 £400 -15.83%
City of London +20 2 £550 +33.33% 2
North West - 1 £375 -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

Applications Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) Finance
4 9 (22.50%) SLA
5 8 (20.00%) PaaS
5 8 (20.00%) IaaS
6 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.00%) SQL
7 6 (15.00%) .NET
7 6 (15.00%) Change Management
8 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.00%) Migration
9 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (7.50%) Data Management
10 3 (7.50%) VMware
10 3 (7.50%) Retail
10 3 (7.50%) SAN
10 3 (7.50%) Charles River
10 3 (7.50%) J2EE
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle
10 3 (7.50%) IIS
10 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
10 3 (7.50%) C#
10 3 (7.50%) Java
10 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
10 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
10 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis

Applications Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.50%) LatentZero
2 1 (2.50%) Endur
2 1 (2.50%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) PaaS
1 8 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.50%) Equities
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.00%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (7.50%) Data Management
7 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (7.50%) Line Management
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.00%) Service Management
8 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.00%) BPEL
8 2 (5.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) C#
2 3 (7.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) VMware
1 3 (7.50%) Charles River
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.50%) ION Trading
2 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.50%) OpenLink
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Triple Point
2 1 (2.50%) Trayport
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