The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 Peterborough 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 25 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.83% 0.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +34.32%
Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
118 168 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.52% 96.55% 97.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 58
Average daily rate £308 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.17% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 23
Average hourly rate £20.75 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.70% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Applications Support
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware