The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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 Hampshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 114 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£437 £135 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+223.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £303 £600
% change year-on-year
+17.35% -49.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1949 1609 1571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.43% 92.31% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 878 771
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 162 198
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Applications Specialist
South East

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Applications Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Applications Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Applications Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Applications Specialist
South East

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Applications 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) sed
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) Korn
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) AWK
4 1 (16.67%) Jython
4 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) ILOG
4 1 (16.67%) DataPower
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Applications 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSD
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
1 1 (16.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) sed
1 2 (33.33%) Korn
1 2 (33.33%) AWK
2 1 (16.67%) Jython
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (16.67%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) ILOG
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) IBM