The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 25 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 Oxford 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 29 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.47% - 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £10.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
201 201 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.37% 97.10% 97.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 119 158
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 38
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £13.43 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Support
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Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Applications Support
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) SQLPlus
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Northgate
1 1 (100.00%) Capita
1 1 (100.00%) Academy Housing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Academy Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQLPlus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Northgate
1 1 (100.00%) Capita