The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 63 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 1.01% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 1.12% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £280 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
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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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
668 627 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.91% 90.22% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 314 319
Average daily rate £390 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 49 36
Average hourly rate £14.85 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.93% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Support
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Applications Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) NHS
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) MQSeries

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Applications Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) HP
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