The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 415 410 405
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 9 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.043% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.047% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £221
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +125.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £324 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £515 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £320 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Support Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22142 23580 24592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15051 16152 16176
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 460 627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Applications Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Applications Support Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Applications Support Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Applications Support Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Support Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Applications Support Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 6 £325 -35.00% 1
Romford - - - -
Applications Support Specialist
England

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) Reuters
6 3 (17.65%) ERP
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) Back Office
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (17.65%) SLA
6 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (17.65%) SWIFT
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 3 (17.65%) French Language
7 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LatentZero
1 1 (5.88%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (5.88%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) French Language
3 3 (17.65%) Back Office
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) J2EE
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) ERP
1 3 (17.65%) SOA
1 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Release Management
2 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.76%) ETRM
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) System Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Reuters
3 2 (11.76%) Charles River
4 1 (5.88%) SimCorp
4 1 (5.88%) thinkFolio
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft