The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 82 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.60% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£190 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1190 960 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.15% 95.43% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 446 442
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 17
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Internet
2 6 (50.00%) Publishing
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) VBA
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (41.67%) CMS
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Informix
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (41.67%) CMS
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Informix
General
1 6 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Change Management
1 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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