The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £130
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Applications Support
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96 101 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 92.31% 90.18% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 58
Average daily rate £313 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Belfast - - - -
Applications Support
Northern Ireland

Applications Support
Top 4 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Replication

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication