The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 63 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.88% 0.80% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.87% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£365 £165 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.21% -56.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £323 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £19.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-19.14% +6.50%
Applications Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
706 346 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 88.47% 92.76% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 170 162
Average daily rate £390 £334 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.85% +11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 58
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £25.50 £35.00
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 the North East

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -24 7 £365 +121.21%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) .NET
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) ITIL
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) Java
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) HP
5 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (25.00%) C#
6 8 (25.00%) UNIX
7 7 (21.88%) XML
7 7 (21.88%) Linux
7 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
8 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
8 6 (18.75%) Change Management
8 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
9 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
9 5 (15.63%) HPUX
9 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
9 5 (15.63%) AppFabric
9 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (15.63%) WCF
9 5 (15.63%) WF
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (12.50%) SAS
1 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) Documentum
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.13%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.13%) PRMS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) PVCS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (6.25%) General Ledger
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) Web Services
3 7 (21.88%) XML
4 5 (15.63%) AppFabric
4 5 (15.63%) WCF
4 5 (15.63%) WF
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) AS400
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) iSeries
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) UNIX
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
4 5 (15.63%) HPUX
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
2 6 (18.75%) Change Management
3 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.13%) CAD
6 1 (3.13%) ETL
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) RPG
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) COBOL
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (28.13%) HP
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 3 (9.38%) Informatica
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
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