The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Applications Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Technician
Rank 616 622 614
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Technician 1 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.030% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
Median daily rate £400 £350 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +68.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £250 £243
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Applications Support Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Applications Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Applications Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Applications Support Technician
UK

Applications Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Applications Support Technician 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 England region featuring Applications Support Technician in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) ILOG
3 1 (25.00%) SPSS
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Netcool
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow

Applications Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) ILOG