The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Support Specialist
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
456 466 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.02% 96.68% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 272 189
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £288 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 49
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £20.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Applications Support Specialist
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle