The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent 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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.27% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £295
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £18.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+40.27% -4.00%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
362 230 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.64% 91.63% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 118 150
Median daily rate £380 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.60 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Cranbrook - 1 - -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Kent region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) PACS
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA