The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 100 117 99
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 22 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.13% 0.33% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.34% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 10
Median daily rate £363 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £366 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £380 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £10.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +11.11%
Applications Support
South East

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
1799 2056 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.30% 95.85% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 1254 1141
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 133 114
Median hourly rate £22.19 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.50% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.78 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 6 £380 - 4
Southampton - 2 £260 - 1
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Hampshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 17 (41.46%) SQL
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 15 (36.59%) Oracle
3 14 (34.15%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (31.71%) Java
5 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (21.95%) Puppet
7 8 (19.51%) DevOps
7 8 (19.51%) VMware
7 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
8 7 (17.07%) IPv6
8 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
8 7 (17.07%) Perl
8 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
8 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
8 7 (17.07%) Windows
8 7 (17.07%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (17.07%) Firewall
8 7 (17.07%) Finance
8 7 (17.07%) Service Management
8 7 (17.07%) OpenLDAP
8 7 (17.07%) Smart Meter
8 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
8 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
8 7 (17.07%) LAPP Stack
9 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (14.63%) ERD
9 6 (14.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (14.63%) Hyperion Planning

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.63%) JBoss
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) HFM
1 6 (14.63%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Firewall
1 7 (17.07%) IPv6
1 7 (17.07%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (14.63%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (14.63%) SQLPlus
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Local Government
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) ActiveMQ
1 7 (17.07%) LAPP Stack
2 6 (14.63%) CSS
3 5 (12.20%) Apache Camel
3 5 (12.20%) REST
3 5 (12.20%) SOAP
3 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) XML
3 5 (12.20%) XSL
3 5 (12.20%) XSLT
4 1 (2.44%) JSP
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Smart Meter
2 3 (7.32%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Windows
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Unix
6 1 (2.44%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) DevOps
2 7 (17.07%) Service Management
3 6 (14.63%) ERD
3 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.20%) Change Control
4 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
4 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.88%) Release Management
8 1 (2.44%) CRM
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) Java
3 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
3 7 (17.07%) Perl
3 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Netcool
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 6 (14.63%) Hyperion
5 5 (12.20%) Cognos
5 5 (12.20%) ILOG
5 5 (12.20%) Northgate
5 5 (12.20%) Splunk
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark