The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 108 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 18 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 0.92% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.99% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 13
Average daily rate
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£245 £313 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% +35.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £205 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £407 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2353 2420 2172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.65% 93.26% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 1334 1115
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 223 236
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +5 5 £223 -25.83% 6
Hertfordshire +10 4 - - 4
Suffolk +2 3 £225 - 1
Bedfordshire 0 3 £300 +20.00% 2
Norfolk -1 2 £213 -26.08%
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 10 (31.25%) SQL
1 10 (31.25%) NHS
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) SLA
4 6 (18.75%) Windows
4 6 (18.75%) Degree
4 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (15.63%) Service Management
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
5 5 (15.63%) UNIX
6 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) Time Management
6 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
7 3 (9.38%) ETL
7 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
7 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (9.38%) Informatica
7 3 (9.38%) MCSE
7 3 (9.38%) MCP
7 3 (9.38%) MCSD
7 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Change Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Route 53
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) NHS
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Time Management
4 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.38%) ETL
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) HOOD
5 2 (6.25%) ITSM
5 2 (6.25%) Workflow
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) MCP
3 3 (9.38%) MCSD
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Informatica
3 2 (6.25%) SmartStream
3 2 (6.25%) HP
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