The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 43 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.29% 1.69% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 1.78% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £630 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.66 £29.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-39.10% +36.47%

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
330 450 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.38% 95.34% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 242 291
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 26
Median hourly rate £30.00 £44.10 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.97% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, Applications Support 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft