The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Liverpool region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 24 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.50% 0.70% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £205 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +107.14%
Applications Support
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
189 265 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 94.50% 92.33% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 144 121
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 11
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Liverpool region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Sun
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL V3
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2014
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Investment Management
2 5 (71.43%) Practice Management
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) ODBC
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BPC
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) ODBC
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL V3
1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Investment Management
2 5 (71.43%) Practice Management
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Sun
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) SAP