The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 30 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 Oxfordshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 44 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.63% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.42% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +34.32%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
456 475 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.60% 95.57% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 287 268
Average daily rate £348 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 58
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Banbury +6 1 £350 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £425 -
Oxford - 1 - - 1
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (25.00%) Northgate
2 1 (25.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) Academy Housing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (25.00%) StatPro
2 1 (25.00%) Charles River
2 1 (25.00%) DTV

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (25.00%) Academy Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Northgate
1 1 (25.00%) Capita
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) StatPro
1 1 (25.00%) Charles River
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