The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 121 110 100
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.047% 0.24% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.26% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £437 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +223.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £355 £327
% change year-on-year
-0.21% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
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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 Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1973 1911 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.72% 93.49% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1114 904
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 108 158
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) PBX
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) PBX
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) IVR
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Telemarketing
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) vCloud
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle