The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Technician
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Technician 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £185
% change year-on-year
- +156.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Support Technician
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
421 300 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.82% 95.24% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 193 132
Average daily rate £413 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%