The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
England / East Midlands
Rank 62 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 32 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.21% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 0.52% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 2
Median daily rate £163 £261 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.79% -7.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.66 £29.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-39.10% +36.47%

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
1388 1526 1516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.99% 95.43% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 886 822
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 66 94
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £43.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +10 18 £145 -
Northamptonshire - 10 £300 - 1
Leicestershire +1 2 £260 +12.43% 5
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 East Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 31 (62.00%) Oracle
2 30 (60.00%) Windows
3 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
4 28 (56.00%) SQL
5 24 (48.00%) Finance
6 22 (44.00%) Unix
7 21 (42.00%) Linux
8 19 (38.00%) Oracle Reports
8 19 (38.00%) Manufacturing
9 16 (32.00%) Retail
9 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database
10 15 (30.00%) Relational Database
10 15 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (30.00%) Oracle 11i
10 15 (30.00%) PL/SQL
11 14 (28.00%) Business Analysis
12 13 (26.00%) MS Office
13 12 (24.00%) Oracle Applications
13 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
14 11 (22.00%) HPUX
15 10 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
15 10 (20.00%) QMS
15 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (18.00%) Publishing
16 9 (18.00%) MS Excel

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Office
2 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.00%) MS Project
3 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (24.00%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (12.00%) Demantra
4 6 (12.00%) SnowdropKCS
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (6.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Taleo
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (38.00%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database
4 15 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 15 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (18.00%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (8.00%) DTS
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (8.00%) Star Schema
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (8.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 24 (48.00%) Finance
2 19 (38.00%) Manufacturing
3 16 (32.00%) Retail
4 9 (18.00%) Publishing
5 4 (8.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
1 6 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) iPad
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Unix
3 21 (42.00%) Linux
4 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.00%) HPUX
6 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.00%) AIX
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (20.00%) QMS
3 9 (18.00%) ITIL
4 7 (14.00%) Service Management
5 6 (12.00%) ITSM
5 6 (12.00%) Quality Management
5 6 (12.00%) Workflow
6 5 (10.00%) Change Control
6 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) Release Management
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.00%) Document Management
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.00%) CRM
9 2 (4.00%) Change Management
10 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.00%) Data Management
10 1 (2.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (14.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) hybris
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Intel Security