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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 68 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.67% 0.14% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.15% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£501 £300 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.83% +140.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +20.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +6.50%
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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
849 669 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.23% 92.79% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 338 228
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Remedy
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) SLA
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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