The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 45 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.50% 0.71% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.76% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £218 £275 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.90% +71.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £26.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +31.25%
Applications Support
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
382 263 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.79% 93.59% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 168 110
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 21
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.76 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Sheffield region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Axis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
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