The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 192 162 206
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +44
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 58 75 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.90% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.97% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 10
Average daily rate £300 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £16.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £17.40 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £15.87 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+60.68% -27.86%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Applications Support
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +10 14 £476 +73.18% 2
Surrey -24 14 £333 -11.20% 5
Berkshire -15 10 £300 -15.19% 7
Middlesex +2 8 £261 -58.20%
Buckinghamshire -21 8 £270 +125.00% 6
Hampshire 0 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire -4 1 £240 -46.66% 2
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 36 (34.62%) ITIL
2 34 (32.69%) SQL
3 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 27 (25.96%) Windows
5 22 (21.15%) SQL Server
6 19 (18.27%) Finance
7 17 (16.35%) MS Office
8 16 (15.38%) Oracle
9 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
10 12 (11.54%) CRM
10 12 (11.54%) .NET
10 12 (11.54%) C#
11 11 (10.58%) VB
12 10 (9.62%) VB6
12 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
12 10 (9.62%) SAP
12 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
13 9 (8.65%) SharePoint
13 9 (8.65%) ITIL V3
14 8 (7.69%) Service Management
14 8 (7.69%) SLA
15 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
15 7 (6.73%) UNIX
15 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET
15 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
15 7 (6.73%) MCDST
15 7 (6.73%) Problem Management
15 7 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (5.77%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.85%) IIS
4 3 (2.88%) Apache
4 3 (2.88%) Captiva
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.92%) SAS
6 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.96%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.96%) Documentum
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.96%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.96%) CMS
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.96%) CloudStack
Applications
1 17 (16.35%) MS Office
2 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (2.88%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.92%) Academy Housing
3 2 (1.92%) arcHouse
3 2 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.96%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.96%) Servitor
4 1 (0.96%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Office 365
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
1 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Internet
2 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.85%) Intranet
3 3 (2.88%) Wireless
3 3 (2.88%) VPN
3 3 (2.88%) LAN
3 3 (2.88%) PBX
3 3 (2.88%) WAN
3 3 (2.88%) VLAN
4 2 (1.92%) DHCP
4 2 (1.92%) DNS
4 2 (1.92%) SSL
4 2 (1.92%) HTTP
5 1 (0.96%) Extranet
5 1 (0.96%) 3G
5 1 (0.96%) FTP
5 1 (0.96%) SSH
5 1 (0.96%) 4G
5 1 (0.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.96%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.96%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.96%) DataStage
5 1 (0.96%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.96%) MS Access
5 1 (0.96%) Ingres
5 1 (0.96%) DB2
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.96%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Toad
2 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.92%) Hudson
2 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.96%) Introscope
3 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (0.96%) Ant
3 1 (0.96%) JUnit
3 1 (0.96%) WebLOAD
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.96%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.88%) Banking
2 3 (2.88%) Retail
3 2 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) .NET
2 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.85%) HTML
3 4 (3.85%) XML
4 3 (2.88%) WinForms
5 2 (1.92%) J2EE
5 2 (1.92%) Web Services
6 1 (0.96%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.96%) XHTML
6 1 (0.96%) CSS
6 1 (0.96%) JDBC
6 1 (0.96%) Ajax
6 1 (0.96%) JRules
6 1 (0.96%) jQuery
6 1 (0.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.92%) Firmware
2 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.96%) GIS
3 1 (0.96%) Replication
3 1 (0.96%) Handset
3 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.96%) FMCG
3 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.96%) Windows
2 7 (6.73%) UNIX
3 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.81%) Linux
4 5 (4.81%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) AIX
6 1 (0.96%) Solaris
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.96%) Android
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) ITIL
2 12 (11.54%) CRM
3 9 (8.65%) ITIL V3
4 8 (7.69%) Service Management
5 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.73%) Problem Management
5 7 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (5.77%) ERP
6 6 (5.77%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (4.81%) Content Management
7 5 (4.81%) Document Management
7 5 (4.81%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.85%) Change Control
8 4 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.85%) Validation
8 4 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.85%) Quality Management
9 3 (2.88%) Project Management
9 3 (2.88%) Data Mapping
9 3 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.69%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) C#
3 11 (10.58%) VB
4 10 (9.62%) VB6
5 6 (5.77%) Java
6 5 (4.81%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.81%) VBA
7 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.96%) Perl
8 1 (0.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.96%) VBScript
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.96%) Jython
8 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
1 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.73%) MCDST
3 3 (2.88%) MCSE
3 3 (2.88%) Degree
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.96%) MCSD
5 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.88%) GxP
2 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) NDS
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.96%) XenApp
2 1 (0.96%) XenServer
2 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) SCCM
2 3 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.96%) Puppet
3 1 (0.96%) nmon
Vendors
1 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.38%) Oracle
3 10 (9.62%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) Google
4 4 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.88%) Nortel
5 3 (2.88%) HP
5 3 (2.88%) EMC
5 3 (2.88%) NEC
5 3 (2.88%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.88%) Northgate
5 3 (2.88%) Civica
5 3 (2.88%) Capita
6 2 (1.92%) Orchard
6 2 (1.92%) Cognos
6 2 (1.92%) IBM
6 2 (1.92%) Remedy
7 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.96%) Citrix
7 1 (0.96%) Vitria
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