The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 223 206 179
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 33 41 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.45% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.48% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 31
Average daily rate
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£300 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £521 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £304
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +85.71%
Applications Support
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
9053 8466 7638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.41% 91.91% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5020 4694 3835
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 450 591
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Support
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 across the South East region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Applications Support
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 Support across the South East region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Support
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 Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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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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
East Sussex - 9 £300 - 1
Oxfordshire -13 8 £300 +25.00% 1
Surrey 0 4 £381 +14.48% 8
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £500 +35.59% 3
Hampshire - 3 - - 7
Berkshire -6 2 £325 -10.34% 7
West Sussex -31 2 £294 -42.40% 2
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 45 (52.33%) SQL
2 25 (29.07%) Oracle
3 24 (27.91%) Windows
4 23 (26.74%) ITIL
5 22 (25.58%) UNIX
6 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
7 18 (20.93%) IIS
7 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
8 17 (19.77%) Finance
8 17 (19.77%) .NET
9 14 (16.28%) Java
9 14 (16.28%) Linux
10 12 (13.95%) C#
10 12 (13.95%) VMware
10 12 (13.95%) Internet
10 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
10 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (12.79%) T-SQL
12 10 (11.63%) J2EE
12 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio
12 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET
12 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (10.47%) Web Services
13 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
13 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (9.30%) Remedy
14 8 (9.30%) Apache
14 8 (9.30%) Tomcat
14 8 (9.30%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (20.93%) IIS
2 8 (9.30%) Apache
2 8 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.49%) JBoss
3 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Agresso
2 3 (3.49%) Academy Housing
3 2 (2.33%) arcHouse
3 2 (2.33%) assyst
3 2 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.33%) Orchard Housing
3 2 (2.33%) Aareon QL
3 2 (2.33%) OPENHousing
3 2 (2.33%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (2.33%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) Internet
2 6 (6.98%) Intranet
2 6 (6.98%) DNS
3 5 (5.81%) DHCP
4 4 (4.65%) FTP
4 4 (4.65%) HTTP
4 4 (4.65%) SSH
5 3 (3.49%) Firewall
5 3 (3.49%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.49%) VPN
5 3 (3.49%) SAN
6 1 (1.16%) SSL
6 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.16%) Informix
7 1 (1.16%) DB2
7 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.98%) Subversion
3 3 (3.49%) JIRA
3 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.33%) Toad
5 1 (1.16%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.16%) Introscope
5 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) German Language
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Electronics
4 2 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Front Office
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) .NET
2 10 (11.63%) J2EE
2 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET
3 9 (10.47%) Web Services
4 7 (8.14%) XML
5 6 (6.98%) HTML
6 3 (3.49%) CSS
6 3 (3.49%) Middleware
7 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.33%) WCF
7 2 (2.33%) WPF
7 2 (2.33%) jQuery
7 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.33%) EJB
8 1 (1.16%) XSD
8 1 (1.16%) XSL
8 1 (1.16%) XSLT
8 1 (1.16%) JMS
8 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.16%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) EFT
4 2 (2.33%) DTV
4 2 (2.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.91%) Windows
2 22 (25.58%) UNIX
3 14 (16.28%) Linux
4 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.49%) AIX
7 1 (1.16%) HPUX
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) ITIL
2 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (8.14%) Migration
4 6 (6.98%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.98%) Time Management
4 6 (6.98%) Waterfall
4 6 (6.98%) CRM
5 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.49%) Project Management
6 3 (3.49%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.33%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.33%) OO
7 2 (2.33%) ITSM
7 2 (2.33%) MVC
7 2 (2.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.33%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (2.33%) DevOps
7 2 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.33%) SQL
2 14 (16.28%) Java
3 12 (13.95%) C#
3 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
4 11 (12.79%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.30%) Perl
6 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.49%) ActionScript
8 3 (3.49%) Python
8 3 (3.49%) PHP
8 3 (3.49%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.33%) Korn
10 1 (1.16%) XPath
10 1 (1.16%) JCL
10 1 (1.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.16%) MCITP
4 1 (1.16%) MCSE
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Oracle
2 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.95%) VMware
4 8 (9.30%) Remedy
5 6 (6.98%) HP
6 5 (5.81%) IBM
7 4 (4.65%) Sitecore
7 4 (4.65%) Akamai
7 4 (4.65%) F5
7 4 (4.65%) ForgeRock
8 3 (3.49%) Orchard
9 2 (2.33%) Aareon
9 2 (2.33%) Kypera
9 2 (2.33%) Northgate
9 2 (2.33%) Civica
9 2 (2.33%) Capita
9 2 (2.33%) Charles River
9 2 (2.33%) Hummingbird
9 2 (2.33%) SAP
10 1 (1.16%) Sun
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