The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 34 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.02% 2.38% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.49% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +20.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +6.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region. 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
229 201 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 92.71% 95.71% 96.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 98 115
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £173 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £15.00 £22.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Applications Support
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Applications Support 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 in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Sitecore
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Akamai
1 4 (57.14%) ForgeRock
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) assyst
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Applications Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Sitecore
1 4 (57.14%) Akamai
1 4 (57.14%) ForgeRock
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix