The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 24 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 Slough 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 31 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.78% 1.29% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.37% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£243 - £285
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 - £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Job Titles Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
241 219 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 93.41% 93.99% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 112 97
Average daily rate £350 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £122.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £36.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Applications Support
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle