Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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 Support Manager
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 863 833
Rank change year-on-year +16 -30 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Manager 37 36 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.034% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.036% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 60
UK median daily rate £500 £395 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.58% -16.84% +18.75%
10th Percentile £400 £310 £363
90th Percentile £611 £527 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +31.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Applications Support Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Applications Support Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Manager in the UK

Applications Support Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Manager in the UK

Applications Support Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Manager over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support Manager in the UK

Applications Support Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support Manager in the UK

Applications Support Manager
Top 11 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 37 £500 +25.00% 8
London -23 21 £410 +5.13% 3
UK excluding London +24 15 £500 +5.26% 6
Midlands +23 9 £500 - 2
East Midlands -5 7 £500 -
South East +7 3 £413 +8.55% 1
North of England +72 2 £500 +25.00%
West Midlands +27 2 £575 - 2
North West +12 1 - -
East of England -14 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -

Applications Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 18 (48.65%) ITIL
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 7 (18.92%) ERP
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (16.22%) Line Management
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) Service Management
5 4 (10.81%) Front Office
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (10.81%) Windows
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (8.11%) AIX
6 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (8.11%) ITSM
6 3 (8.11%) SLA
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (8.11%) Retail
6 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.11%) Supplier Management

Applications Support Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (8.11%) thinkFolio
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.70%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
1 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) DataStage
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Front Office
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) J2EE
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) AIX
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) ERP
2 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
2 7 (18.92%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
2 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Line Management
4 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.81%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.11%) ITSM
5 3 (8.11%) People Management
5 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.70%) ABAP
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) Sun
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase