The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Applications Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Technician
Rank - 271 255
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Technician 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.010% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.011% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £250 £243
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Applications Support Technician
England

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
7813 9355 8723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.76% 94.71% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4742 5626 4826
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 435 463
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Applications Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Applications Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Support Technician
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 Support Technician across the South East region.

Applications Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Support Technician Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Applications Support Technician 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 South East region featuring Applications Support Technician in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ILOG
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop

Applications Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ILOG