The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 139 107 156
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +49
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 64 99 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.18% 1.70% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.85% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 70 40
Average daily rate
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£425 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £309 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £31.43 £26.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.17% +16.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -29.20%
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5044 5363 6721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.20% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3955 3878 4908
Average daily rate £451 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 59 (58.42%) SQL
2 39 (38.61%) Finance
3 38 (37.62%) Windows
4 29 (28.71%) Front Office
5 25 (24.75%) SQL Server
6 23 (22.77%) Banking
7 22 (21.78%) UNIX
8 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (18.81%) Linux
10 17 (16.83%) .NET
10 17 (16.83%) IIS
11 16 (15.84%) Oracle
12 15 (14.85%) Investment Banking
13 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
14 13 (12.87%) ITIL
14 13 (12.87%) PowerShell
14 13 (12.87%) FIX Protocol
14 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (11.88%) Nagios
16 11 (10.89%) C#
16 11 (10.89%) Equities
16 11 (10.89%) Puppet
17 10 (9.90%) Problem Management
17 10 (9.90%) TCP/IP
18 9 (8.91%) DNS
18 9 (8.91%) Python
18 9 (8.91%) Perl
18 9 (8.91%) Degree
18 9 (8.91%) Asset Management
19 8 (7.92%) Fixed Income

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (16.83%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) JBoss
2 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.99%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.99%) CMS
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.99%) Drupal
4 1 (0.99%) nginx
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.99%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) thinkFolio
2 3 (2.97%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.98%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.99%) Summit
4 1 (0.99%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.91%) DNS
3 2 (1.98%) HTTP
3 2 (1.98%) Internet
3 2 (1.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.99%) NAS
4 1 (0.99%) VPN
4 1 (0.99%) LDAP
4 1 (0.99%) DHCP
4 1 (0.99%) SSL
4 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.98%) MySQL
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.99%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.99%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.99%) Essbase
6 1 (0.99%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.99%) DB2
6 1 (0.99%) OLAP
6 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.99%) Subversion
1 1 (0.99%) JIRA
1 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
1 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (38.61%) Finance
2 29 (28.71%) Front Office
3 23 (22.77%) Banking
4 15 (14.85%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.95%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.96%) Retail
7 3 (2.97%) Legal
8 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.98%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.99%) Marketing
9 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.99%) Billing
9 1 (0.99%) Local Government
9 1 (0.99%) Advertising
9 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) .NET
2 13 (12.87%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (5.94%) HTML
4 5 (4.95%) XML
5 4 (3.96%) CSS
5 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.96%) Web Services
6 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.98%) XSLT
7 2 (1.98%) XHTML
7 2 (1.98%) Struts
7 2 (1.98%) Spring
7 2 (1.98%) WCF
7 2 (1.98%) WPF
7 2 (1.98%) WF
8 1 (0.99%) JavaFX
8 1 (0.99%) QuickFIX
8 1 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.99%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Equities
2 8 (7.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (7.92%) Fixed Income
3 7 (6.93%) NHS
4 6 (5.94%) Derivative
4 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.97%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.97%) Physics
5 3 (2.97%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.98%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.98%) CMDB
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.98%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.62%) Windows
2 22 (21.78%) UNIX
3 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (18.81%) Linux
5 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.97%) CentOS
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.87%) ITIL
2 10 (9.90%) Problem Management
3 9 (8.91%) Asset Management
4 7 (6.93%) Workflow
4 7 (6.93%) DevOps
5 6 (5.94%) Change Control
5 6 (5.94%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.94%) Service Management
6 5 (4.95%) Change Management
6 5 (4.95%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.96%) Investment Management
7 4 (3.96%) Analytics
7 4 (3.96%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.96%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.97%) Project Management
8 3 (2.97%) ETL
8 3 (2.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (58.42%) SQL
2 13 (12.87%) PowerShell
3 11 (10.89%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) Perl
4 9 (8.91%) Python
5 7 (6.93%) Java
6 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.96%) VB
9 2 (1.98%) C++
9 2 (1.98%) VB6
9 2 (1.98%) Ruby
9 2 (1.98%) C
10 1 (0.99%) PHP
10 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.98%) MCP
2 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) MCSE
3 1 (0.99%) MCSA
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.99%) PMP
3 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.99%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) Varnish
2 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) Nagios
2 11 (10.89%) Puppet
3 4 (3.96%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (1.98%) Control-M
5 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.99%) WSUS
5 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.99%) OpenView
5 1 (0.99%) MOM
5 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Oracle
2 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) Sybase
4 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.95%) Charles River
5 4 (3.96%) IBM
6 3 (2.97%) Cognos
6 3 (2.97%) HP
6 3 (2.97%) VMware
6 3 (2.97%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.98%) Reuters
7 2 (1.98%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.98%) Tradeweb
7 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.98%) MarketAxess
7 2 (1.98%) Citrix
7 2 (1.98%) SAP
7 2 (1.98%) Murex
7 2 (1.98%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.99%) Adobe
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