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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 265 221 210
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 173 230 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.98% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.03% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 168 164
Median daily rate £370 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.42% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Median hourly rate £190.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+804.76% +10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £26.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +31.25%
Applications Support
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
21038 22323 22486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15053 15655 15400
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 367 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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
City of London +38 44 £425 - 30
Canary Wharf +6 4 £338 -25.00%
Docklands, London +14 2 £240 -50.76%
Croydon -14 2 £350 +14.28% 1
Bromley - 1 £450 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £200 -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 London region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 211 (57.81%) SQL
2 124 (33.97%) Oracle
3 116 (31.78%) Finance
4 115 (31.51%) Windows
5 107 (29.32%) Unix
6 96 (26.30%) Linux
7 84 (23.01%) Banking
8 81 (22.19%) ITIL
9 63 (17.26%) Front Office
10 62 (16.99%) SQL Server
11 59 (16.16%) Java
12 55 (15.07%) Microsoft
13 50 (13.70%) Perl
14 47 (12.88%) Windows Server
15 42 (11.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 41 (11.23%) .NET
17 38 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
18 37 (10.14%) Derivative
18 37 (10.14%) Problem Management
19 36 (9.86%) PL/SQL
19 36 (9.86%) MS Excel
20 35 (9.59%) Firewall
21 34 (9.32%) Electronic Trading
21 34 (9.32%) Investment Banking
22 33 (9.04%) Equities
22 33 (9.04%) Python
23 32 (8.77%) Fixed Income
23 32 (8.77%) Oracle Database
24 30 (8.22%) Shell Script
24 30 (8.22%) XML

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 24 (6.58%) IIS
2 16 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.38%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.84%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.01%) Apache
5 8 (2.19%) Confluence
5 8 (2.19%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.10%) JBoss
6 4 (1.10%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.10%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.55%) Captiva
8 2 (0.55%) Documentum
8 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.55%) Jetty
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.55%) SAS
8 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 36 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.22%) MS Office
3 7 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.55%) MS Project
5 2 (0.55%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 11 (3.01%) ION MarketView
2 10 (2.74%) Markit EDM
3 7 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.64%) Academy Housing
4 6 (1.64%) CSG Singleview
5 5 (1.37%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.82%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.82%) Sophis RISQUE
7 3 (0.82%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.55%) Minerva
8 2 (0.55%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.55%) RMDS
8 2 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.27%) Misys Equation
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.01%) Office 365
2 5 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.55%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.59%) Firewall
2 24 (6.58%) Internet
3 19 (5.21%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.38%) LDAP
5 12 (3.29%) DNS
6 9 (2.47%) HTTP
6 9 (2.47%) VPN
7 7 (1.92%) Multicast
7 7 (1.92%) SSH
8 5 (1.37%) PuTTY
9 4 (1.10%) SMTP
9 4 (1.10%) SSL
10 3 (0.82%) FTP
10 3 (0.82%) Skype
11 2 (0.55%) LAN
11 2 (0.55%) Network Security
11 2 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.55%) SAN
11 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.77%) Oracle Database
3 15 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.56%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (2.19%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.64%) QlikView
8 6 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.37%) SQLPlus
10 4 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (1.10%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (1.10%) MySQL
10 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (4.66%) JIRA
2 8 (2.19%) Subversion
3 6 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.37%) ClearCase
4 5 (1.37%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.82%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.55%) JBuilder
6 2 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.27%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.27%) JUnit
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 116 (31.78%) Finance
2 84 (23.01%) Banking
3 63 (17.26%) Front Office
4 34 (9.32%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.93%) Back Office
6 17 (4.66%) Law
7 13 (3.56%) Billing
8 11 (3.01%) Legal
9 7 (1.92%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.64%) Retail
11 4 (1.10%) Advertising
12 2 (0.55%) French Language
13 1 (0.27%) German Language
13 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.23%) .NET
2 30 (8.22%) XML
3 29 (7.95%) FIX Protocol
4 23 (6.30%) HTML
5 22 (6.03%) CSS
5 22 (6.03%) Web Services
6 20 (5.48%) J2EE
7 11 (3.01%) JSP
8 9 (2.47%) Rendezvous
9 7 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.92%) Apache Flex
10 6 (1.64%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.64%) SAML
10 6 (1.64%) Spring
10 6 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (1.37%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.37%) JDBC
11 5 (1.37%) Middleware
12 4 (1.10%) Django
12 4 (1.10%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 38 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (10.14%) Derivative
4 33 (9.04%) Equities
5 32 (8.77%) Fixed Income
6 13 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
8 9 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.47%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.19%) SWIFT
10 7 (1.92%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.10%) Fintech
12 3 (0.82%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.82%) NHS
12 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.55%) Clustering
13 2 (0.55%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.55%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.55%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (31.51%) Windows
2 107 (29.32%) Unix
3 96 (26.30%) Linux
4 47 (12.88%) Windows Server
5 19 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.38%) Solaris
7 15 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.10%) VMS
11 3 (0.82%) CentOS
11 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.55%) AIX
12 2 (0.55%) Android
12 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (22.19%) ITIL
2 37 (10.14%) Problem Management
3 34 (9.32%) Electronic Trading
4 24 (6.58%) Change Management
5 23 (6.30%) Asset Management
5 23 (6.30%) Incident Management
6 17 (4.66%) CRM
7 15 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (4.11%) Release Management
7 15 (4.11%) Service Delivery
7 15 (4.11%) Workflow
8 14 (3.84%) Document Management
8 14 (3.84%) Investment Management
9 13 (3.56%) Migration
10 12 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (3.29%) Service Management
11 11 (3.01%) ITIL V3
11 11 (3.01%) Risk Management
11 11 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (57.81%) SQL
2 59 (16.16%) Java
3 50 (13.70%) Perl
4 36 (9.86%) PL/SQL
5 33 (9.04%) Python
6 30 (8.22%) Shell Script
7 26 (7.12%) C#
8 24 (6.58%) VB
9 22 (6.03%) T-SQL
10 21 (5.75%) VBA
11 19 (5.21%) PowerShell
12 15 (4.11%) C++
12 15 (4.11%) PHP
13 11 (3.01%) JavaScript
14 9 (2.47%) VB6
15 8 (2.19%) Bash Shell
15 8 (2.19%) C
16 3 (0.82%) Groovy
16 3 (0.82%) Korn
17 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (5.21%) Degree
2 16 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (3.29%) MCSE
4 12 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.01%) MCSA
6 7 (1.92%) CCNA
6 7 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.92%) CISSP
7 6 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.10%) MCP
9 3 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.84%) SLA
2 9 (2.47%) QA
3 3 (0.82%) HL7
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.10%) XenApp
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (6.30%) Control-M
2 20 (5.48%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (1.64%) WMI
4 5 (1.37%) BladeLogic
4 5 (1.37%) Puppet
5 4 (1.10%) Nagios
6 3 (0.82%) Dollar Universe
6 3 (0.82%) Opsview
6 3 (0.82%) SCCM
7 2 (0.55%) Cacti
7 2 (0.55%) Kibana
7 2 (0.55%) logstash
7 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.55%) OpenView
7 2 (0.55%) WSUS
8 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.27%) Graphite
8 1 (0.27%) OVSD
8 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 124 (33.97%) Oracle
2 55 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.85%) Sybase
4 21 (5.75%) Citrix
4 21 (5.75%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.11%) Charles River
6 14 (3.84%) Fidessa
7 13 (3.56%) IBM
7 13 (3.56%) ION Trading
7 13 (3.56%) Remedy
8 11 (3.01%) iManage
9 10 (2.74%) Bloomberg
9 10 (2.74%) Reuters
10 9 (2.47%) Capita
10 9 (2.47%) Cisco
10 9 (2.47%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.92%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.64%) FactSet
12 6 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (1.64%) ServiceNow
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