The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
England / London
Rank 266 245 159
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -86
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 141 189 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.89% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.94% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 137 227
Median daily rate £370 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £59.00 £17.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+232.48% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £15.55 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.80 £21.15 £70.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.66 £29.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-39.10% +36.47%

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
18431 20097 20183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.79% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13201 14255 14185
Median daily rate £475 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 299 332
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in London

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in London

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in London

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
City of London -31 26 £400 -11.11% 22
West End of London +1 2 - - 1
Chessington -1 2 £300 +100.00%
Uxbridge - 1 £300 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 London region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 116 (44.44%) SQL
2 88 (33.72%) Windows
3 87 (33.33%) Finance
4 73 (27.97%) Linux
5 60 (22.99%) Banking
6 58 (22.22%) ITIL
7 56 (21.46%) Unix
8 51 (19.54%) Microsoft
9 49 (18.77%) Oracle
10 41 (15.71%) IIS
11 39 (14.94%) SQL Server
12 30 (11.49%) Front Office
13 28 (10.73%) Windows Server
14 27 (10.34%) Oracle Database
14 27 (10.34%) Back Office
15 25 (9.58%) Java
15 25 (9.58%) Python
15 25 (9.58%) PowerShell
16 24 (9.20%) Perl
16 24 (9.20%) Shell Script
16 24 (9.20%) Change Management
17 22 (8.43%) Citrix
18 21 (8.05%) Problem Management
19 20 (7.66%) Service Delivery
19 20 (7.66%) MS Excel
20 19 (7.28%) Tomcat
21 18 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
21 18 (6.90%) WebSphere
22 17 (6.51%) Incident Management
22 17 (6.51%) Derivative

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 41 (15.71%) IIS
2 19 (7.28%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 16 (6.13%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.53%) Apache
5 4 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.15%) CMS
6 3 (1.15%) Drupal
6 3 (1.15%) JBoss
6 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.77%) Mule
7 2 (0.77%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.13%) MS Office
3 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.15%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.92%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.53%) Minerva
3 4 (1.53%) Summit
4 3 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.15%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (1.15%) Orchestrade
4 3 (1.15%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.38%) Capstone
6 1 (0.38%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.38%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.38%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.38%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.38%) Lorenzo
6 1 (0.38%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.68%) GitHub
2 4 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.53%) Google Play
3 3 (1.15%) G Suite
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.98%) DNS
2 12 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.45%) DHCP
3 9 (3.45%) SSL
4 8 (3.07%) Firewall
4 8 (3.07%) LDAP
5 5 (1.92%) VPN
6 2 (0.77%) FTP
6 2 (0.77%) HTTP
6 2 (0.77%) SAN
7 1 (0.38%) Internet
7 1 (0.38%) LAN
7 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.75%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.53%) QlikView
10 3 (1.15%) DataStage
10 3 (1.15%) MySQL
10 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.15%) OLAP
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.68%) JIRA
2 6 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (2.30%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.30%) Toad
3 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.77%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.77%) MSI
4 2 (0.77%) Subversion
5 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (33.33%) Finance
2 60 (22.99%) Banking
3 30 (11.49%) Front Office
4 27 (10.34%) Back Office
5 15 (5.75%) Investment Banking
6 11 (4.21%) Retail
7 9 (3.45%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.68%) International Banking
8 7 (2.68%) Legal
9 3 (1.15%) Advertising
9 3 (1.15%) Billing
9 3 (1.15%) French Language
9 3 (1.15%) Law
10 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.38%) Local Government
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) Marketing
11 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.13%) .NET
2 15 (5.75%) Regular Expression
3 10 (3.83%) XML
4 9 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (3.07%) HTML
5 8 (3.07%) Web Services
6 7 (2.68%) CSS
7 6 (2.30%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.30%) MSMQ
8 5 (1.92%) Spring
9 4 (1.53%) J2EE
9 4 (1.53%) Middleware
10 3 (1.15%) JSF
11 2 (0.77%) Apache Camel
11 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle ADF
11 2 (0.77%) SOAP
11 2 (0.77%) Spring Integration
11 2 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.38%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.51%) Derivative
2 16 (6.13%) Equities
3 15 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (5.36%) SWIFT
5 11 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.83%) Fixed Income
7 9 (3.45%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.30%) NHS
9 5 (1.92%) Wiki
10 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.53%) PACS
10 4 (1.53%) SCADA
11 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.77%) Fintech
12 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 88 (33.72%) Windows
2 73 (27.97%) Linux
3 56 (21.46%) Unix
4 28 (10.73%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.07%) Mac OS
7 7 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.30%) Solaris
9 5 (1.92%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.92%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.38%) AIX
13 1 (0.38%) CentOS
13 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.22%) ITIL
2 24 (9.20%) Change Management
3 21 (8.05%) Problem Management
4 20 (7.66%) Service Delivery
5 18 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
6 17 (6.51%) Incident Management
6 17 (6.51%) Migration
6 17 (6.51%) Service Management
7 15 (5.75%) ITIL V3
8 13 (4.98%) Business Continuity
8 13 (4.98%) Investment Management
8 13 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (4.21%) CRM
9 11 (4.21%) Project Management
10 10 (3.83%) Configuration Management
11 9 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.07%) Asset Management
12 8 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.07%) Release Management
12 8 (3.07%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (44.44%) SQL
2 25 (9.58%) Java
2 25 (9.58%) PowerShell
2 25 (9.58%) Python
3 24 (9.20%) Perl
3 24 (9.20%) Shell Script
4 17 (6.51%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.60%) VB
6 11 (4.21%) C#
7 8 (3.07%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.07%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.68%) R
9 6 (2.30%) PHP
9 6 (2.30%) VBScript
10 5 (1.92%) C
10 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.15%) VBA
12 2 (0.77%) Ruby
12 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (6.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.98%) Degree
3 11 (4.21%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.77%) ECDL
6 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.51%) SLA
2 10 (3.83%) SEPA
3 8 (3.07%) QA
4 4 (1.53%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) HL7
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.92%) XenApp
3 5 (1.92%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.15%) NFS
4 3 (1.15%) Samba
5 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (5.36%) Control-M
2 6 (2.30%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (2.30%) Nagios
3 1 (0.38%) Ansible
3 1 (0.38%) DameWare
3 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 49 (18.77%) Oracle
3 22 (8.43%) Citrix
4 13 (4.98%) Murex
4 13 (4.98%) VMware
5 12 (4.60%) Splunk
6 10 (3.83%) IBM
7 8 (3.07%) Google
8 6 (2.30%) Cognos
8 6 (2.30%) SolarWinds
8 6 (2.30%) Sybase
8 6 (2.30%) WorldPay
9 5 (1.92%) Northgate
10 4 (1.53%) F5
10 4 (1.53%) ION Trading
10 4 (1.53%) Sun
11 3 (1.15%) Fidessa
11 3 (1.15%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.15%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.15%) SimCorp
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