The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 245 222 223
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 20 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 6
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£300 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.25 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9003 8266 7349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.46% 91.37% 92.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4878 4452 3572
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 471 590
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.40 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Applications Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Applications Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -2 12 £425 -
West Sussex -23 5 £275 -21.42% 1
Surrey +5 1 £225 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Berkshire - - - -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) WebSphere
3 14 (45.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (45.16%) Linux
4 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
5 10 (32.26%) ITIL
6 9 (29.03%) Cognos
6 9 (29.03%) Analytics
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) MCSE
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (16.13%) SAS
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
8 5 (16.13%) MCITP
8 5 (16.13%) Intranet
8 5 (16.13%) Internet
8 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (12.90%) IVR
9 4 (12.90%) LAN
9 4 (12.90%) PBX
9 4 (12.90%) VoIP

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (51.61%) WebSphere
2 14 (45.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (16.13%) SAS
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (6.45%) FileNet
6 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Intranet
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) PBX
2 4 (12.90%) VoIP
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) ISDN
3 2 (6.45%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.90%) IVR
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) HPUX
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.23%) OS/400
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Analytics
3 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.45%) Telemarketing
6 2 (6.45%) BCP
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) ERP
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.23%) Release Management
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) MCSE
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.13%) MCITP
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Cognos
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) ILOG
6 1 (3.23%) CODA
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