The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 90 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.36% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £275 £210 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £178 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £242 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -
Applications Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1485 1394 1462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.77% 96.54% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 760 775
Average daily rate £375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £223 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 84 116
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.44 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire -6 3 £275 - 1
Leicestershire -10 2 £231 -7.50% 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) Change Management
5 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
6 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (23.08%) Service Management
6 6 (23.08%) ITSM
6 6 (23.08%) BMC
6 6 (23.08%) Remedy
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (19.23%) IBM
7 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
7 5 (19.23%) Workflow
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Release Management
8 4 (15.38%) Retail
8 4 (15.38%) SAP
9 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (11.54%) Teamcenter
9 3 (11.54%) Clustering

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (19.23%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (11.54%) Teamcenter
3 2 (7.69%) SAP CRM
3 2 (7.69%) Unica
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.69%) DTS
4 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (7.69%) SAP XI
2 2 (7.69%) WCF
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) AS400
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) iSeries
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Change Management
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 6 (23.08%) ITSM
3 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Service Management
4 5 (19.23%) Workflow
5 4 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) ERP
7 1 (3.85%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) RPG
2 2 (7.69%) RPG IV
2 2 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JCL
3 1 (3.85%) NATURAL
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) BMC
3 6 (23.08%) Remedy
4 5 (19.23%) IBM
5 4 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (7.69%) Informatica
7 1 (3.85%) Northgate
7 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
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