The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 61 74 84
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 0.89% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.93% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £270 £188 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +107.14%
Applications Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
767 1183 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 91.97% 95.79% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 551 629
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 65 107
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £27.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Milton Keynes +18 4 £325 +31.31%
High Wycombe - 2 £200 - 2
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Applications Support 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 15 (71.43%) ITIL
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (38.10%) SAP
4 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Change Management
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) SLA
6 6 (28.57%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (23.81%) J2SE
7 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) German Language
9 3 (14.29%) QA
9 3 (14.29%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 3 (14.29%) XML Schema
9 3 (14.29%) Log4j
9 3 (14.29%) Retail
9 3 (14.29%) Automotive

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Log4j
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Automotive
2 3 (14.29%) German Language
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) J2SE
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) XML Schema
3 3 (14.29%) XSLT
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) Change Management
3 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 3 (14.29%) B2C
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Process Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
2 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.76%) OVSD
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Cognos
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.76%) Lumension
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp