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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 29 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.58% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £200 £160 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £26.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +38.15%
Applications Support
Cambridgeshire

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
291 465 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.87% 94.51% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 288 258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 54
Median hourly rate £32.75 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.77 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Cambridge region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Front Office
3 4 (50.00%) Back Office
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) OLAP
4 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) iPad
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Nagios
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
6 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging

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 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (37.50%) OLAP
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Back Office
1 4 (50.00%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
2 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft