The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 34 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 25 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.77% 0.12% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 0.12% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
Median daily rate £235 £271 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.28% -33.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £271 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £26.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +31.25%
Applications Support
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
633 822 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.33% 97.62% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 471 506
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +29.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.34 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £20.00 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 19 (65.52%) ITIL
2 18 (62.07%) Java
3 17 (58.62%) Linux
4 16 (55.17%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) Tomcat
5 14 (48.28%) J2SE
5 14 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
7 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database
7 11 (37.93%) XSLT
7 11 (37.93%) Oracle
8 10 (34.48%) XML
9 9 (31.03%) XML Schema
9 9 (31.03%) Log4j
10 8 (27.59%) IBM
10 8 (27.59%) Python
11 7 (24.14%) SAP
11 7 (24.14%) QA
12 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (20.69%) Finance
12 6 (20.69%) SAP BI
13 5 (17.24%) SLA
13 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
13 5 (17.24%) Change Management
13 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
14 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
14 4 (13.79%) Windows

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 14 (48.28%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP HCM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
1 3 (10.34%) Intranet
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Log4j
2 1 (3.45%) LSMW
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) German Language
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) J2SE
2 11 (37.93%) XSLT
3 10 (34.48%) XML
4 9 (31.03%) XML Schema
5 3 (10.34%) J2EE
6 1 (3.45%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) iPad
4 1 (3.45%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Unix
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Change Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
4 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) B2C
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Process Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
4 8 (27.59%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) IBM
3 7 (24.14%) SAP
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.45%) Lumension
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
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