The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 38 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% - 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £29.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +84.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
334 316 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.81% 94.61% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 189 192
Median daily rate £350 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £288 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 18
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Cambridge region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Application Discovery
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Discovery
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft