The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 68 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.55% 1.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
826 619 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.87% 94.65% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 295 285
Average daily rate £350 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £219 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 58 44
Average hourly rate £12.25 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
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Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Lumension
6 1 (11.11%) Content Management
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) SCCM
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) CMS
6 1 (11.11%) Handset
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (11.11%) Replication
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) FTP
6 1 (11.11%) SLA

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Handset
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Lumension
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects