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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
South East / Hampshire
Rank 103 117 109
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.18% 0.054% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.056% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £290 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.42% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £29.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +61.11%

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
1552 1772 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.11% 94.96% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 1122 1001
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £511 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 97 121
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Havant - 2 - -
Southampton +9 1 £290 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Hampshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) IIS
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) IBM Domino
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (14.29%) Lotus
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) WSUS
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Military
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA

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 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Domino
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
1 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) ETRM
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Lotus
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat