The median contractor rate for a Applications Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Manager
England / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 244 238
Rank change year-on-year +50 -6  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Manager 57 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 23
Median daily rate £475 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £424 £413
% change year-on-year +6.16% +2.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.04

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7595 9302 9649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.89% 95.51% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 5717 5276
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 376 474
Median hourly rate £17.59 £17.95 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.29 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Applications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Applications Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Manager in the South East

Applications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Manager in the South East

Applications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Manager in the South East

Applications Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Manager in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Manager in the South East

Applications Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +36 14 £475 +5.55%
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £500 +33.33%
Hampshire +14 10 £450 +3.44%
Surrey +5 8 £525 +16.66%
West Sussex - 4 £325 -
Middlesex +2 3 £475 -2.56%
Kent +16 2 £305 -34.05%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Sussex - 1 £305 -
Applications Manager
England

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Applications 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 across the South East region featuring Applications Manager in the job title.

1 28 (36.36%) Project Management
2 20 (25.97%) Finance
3 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.38%) ITIL
5 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
6 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 11 (14.29%) Oracle
9 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
10 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
10 9 (11.69%) SDLC
10 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.39%) Change Management
11 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
11 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (9.09%) Migration
12 7 (9.09%) PMI Certification
12 7 (9.09%) SAP
13 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (7.79%) PMP
13 6 (7.79%) Degree
13 6 (7.79%) Project Governance
14 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
14 5 (6.49%) Compatibility Testing
14 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
14 5 (6.49%) Business Analysis
14 5 (6.49%) Scrum
14 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Project
14 5 (6.49%) SLA

Applications Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.90%) Maximo
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.30%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Network Security
2 1 (1.30%) MVNO
2 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MSI
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) PMI
4 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.30%) EPoS
4 1 (1.30%) FMCG
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.30%) Mesosphere
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Project Management
2 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) ITIL
4 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
5 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 9 (11.69%) SDLC
7 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.39%) Change Management
8 8 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.09%) Migration
10 6 (7.79%) Project Governance
11 5 (6.49%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.49%) Compatibility Testing
11 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
11 5 (6.49%) RUP
11 5 (6.49%) Scrum
12 4 (5.19%) Service Management
12 4 (5.19%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 6 (7.79%) Degree
4 6 (7.79%) PMP
5 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) HNC
6 1 (1.30%) ISEB
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.30%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) PMO
3 2 (2.60%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.30%) Mesos
2 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) SAP
4 3 (3.90%) webMethods
5 2 (2.60%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.60%) Syclo
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) Pega
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) Remedy
6 1 (1.30%) Siebel