The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 41 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.36% 0.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £297 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £21.25 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+36.47% +19.71%
Applications Support
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
261 337 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.55% 93.09% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 214 97
Average daily rate £413 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £295 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £8.83 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.25 £17.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 15 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
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