The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 16 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.83% - 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £283 £281
% change year-on-year
+15.92% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.86% -24.03%
Applications Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead 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
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 94 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 92.50% 91.26% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 57 47
Average daily rate £373 £398 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +28.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -32.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Applications Support
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region that cited Applications Support 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 in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Documentum
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region that cited Applications Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Documentum
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle