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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 213 195 176
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 48 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.61% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.66% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 26
Average daily rate
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£256 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.78% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £207 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £437 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £266
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Average hourly rate £25.75 £20.25 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.16% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £14.03 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £22.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
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 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
Surrey +2 17 £225 +2.85% 4
Hampshire -18 11 £363 -1.36% 3
Berkshire +11 8 £250 +3.09% 5
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £271 -22.57% 5
East Sussex -5 3 £375 -11.76%
Middlesex +2 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (57.50%) SQL
2 29 (36.25%) ITIL
3 24 (30.00%) XML
4 22 (27.50%) Windows
5 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
6 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 16 (20.00%) IIS
8 15 (18.75%) .NET
8 15 (18.75%) Internet
9 13 (16.25%) Oracle
9 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.75%) VMware
10 11 (13.75%) HTML
10 11 (13.75%) Java
10 11 (13.75%) SLA
10 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (12.50%) UNIX
11 10 (12.50%) Finance
12 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
12 9 (11.25%) E-Commerce
12 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
13 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
13 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
14 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
14 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
14 7 (8.75%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (20.00%) IIS
2 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.50%) CMS
3 6 (7.50%) WordPress
3 6 (7.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.50%) Apache
4 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.25%) JBoss
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.25%) SAS
5 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.25%) Liferay
5 1 (1.25%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Agresso
2 3 (3.75%) Academy Housing
3 2 (2.50%) arcHouse
3 2 (2.50%) Orchard Housing
3 2 (2.50%) Aareon QL
3 2 (2.50%) OPENHousing
3 2 (2.50%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (2.50%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) Internet
2 7 (8.75%) Extranet
3 4 (5.00%) SMS
3 4 (5.00%) FTP
4 3 (3.75%) Intranet
5 2 (2.50%) DNS
6 1 (1.25%) HTTP
6 1 (1.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) DB2
4 1 (1.25%) Informix
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.25%) MS Access
4 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
1 6 (7.50%) Subversion
2 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.25%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.25%) Introscope
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) German Language
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) XML
2 15 (18.75%) .NET
3 11 (13.75%) HTML
4 6 (7.50%) HTML5
4 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.25%) CSS
6 3 (3.75%) Web Services
6 3 (3.75%) JSF
7 2 (2.50%) J2EE
8 1 (1.25%) XSD
8 1 (1.25%) XSL
8 1 (1.25%) XSLT
8 1 (1.25%) JMS
8 1 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.25%) Spring
8 1 (1.25%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Social Media
3 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) GIS
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Statistics
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.50%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (12.50%) UNIX
3 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.50%) Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.25%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) HPUX
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) ITIL
2 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.25%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.50%) ERP
6 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.50%) Content Management
6 6 (7.50%) Scrum
7 5 (6.25%) Kanban
7 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.25%) Project Management
8 4 (5.00%) Service Management
8 4 (5.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.00%) CRM
8 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.00%) Time Management
8 4 (5.00%) Information Security
9 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (57.50%) SQL
2 11 (13.75%) Java
3 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.75%) C#
5 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.50%) PHP
6 5 (6.25%) C
6 5 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.25%) VBA
7 1 (1.25%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.25%) Korn
7 1 (1.25%) XPath
7 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.25%) MCSE
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) vCloud
2 1 (1.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) VMware
4 6 (7.50%) Facebook
4 6 (7.50%) Twitter
4 6 (7.50%) Google
4 6 (7.50%) Sitecore
5 5 (6.25%) HP
6 4 (5.00%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.75%) Orchard
8 2 (2.50%) Aareon
8 2 (2.50%) Kypera
8 2 (2.50%) Northgate
8 2 (2.50%) Civica
8 2 (2.50%) Capita
8 2 (2.50%) IBM
8 2 (2.50%) Hummingbird
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco
9 1 (1.25%) CA
9 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
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