The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 60 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 0.76% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.79% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £379 £501 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +138.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £501 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £501 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+68.11% -9.21%
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
671 758 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.91% 96.19% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 391 361
Average daily rate £360 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Domino
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (16.67%) CLIST
3 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) ISPF
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) LSMW
3 1 (16.67%) VSAM
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) IBM Domino
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Easytrieve
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LSMW
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) CLIST
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) REXX
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) SAP