The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 61 43 65
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.91% 3.26% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 3.47% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £172 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -9.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
829 662 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.42% 93.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 363 451
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 17
Average hourly rate £23.46 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.32% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Front Office
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) assyst
6 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
6 1 (8.33%) Derivative
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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