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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 187 169 214
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +45
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 52 69 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.82% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.89% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 9
Average daily rate £313 £340 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £199 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £415 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +2.36%
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 £26.00 £15.87 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+63.83% -27.86%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8571 7742 9835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.25% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4746 3879 4425
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
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 606 704
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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 24 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 24 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 +7 14 £476 +73.18% 1
Surrey -22 13 £333 -11.20% 3
Middlesex +4 8 £261 -
Buckinghamshire -17 8 £270 +125.00% 4
Berkshire -21 5 £363 +9.02% 5
Hampshire +4 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire +2 1 £240 -46.66%
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 34 (34.00%) ITIL
2 32 (32.00%) SQL
3 27 (27.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (26.00%) Windows
5 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (19.00%) Finance
6 16 (16.00%) MS Office
7 15 (15.00%) Oracle
8 13 (13.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (12.00%) CRM
9 12 (12.00%) C#
10 11 (11.00%) VB
11 10 (10.00%) VB6
11 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 10 (10.00%) .NET
11 10 (10.00%) SAP
11 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (9.00%) Active Directory
12 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
12 9 (9.00%) ITIL V3
13 8 (8.00%) SLA
13 8 (8.00%) Service Management
14 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
14 7 (7.00%) UNIX
14 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET
14 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
14 7 (7.00%) MCDST
14 7 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (6.00%) ERP
15 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 (9.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.00%) Captiva
3 3 (3.00%) IIS
3 3 (3.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.00%) SAS
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.00%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.00%) Documentum
5 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.00%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) SAP EP
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Office
2 13 (13.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.00%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.00%) Academy Housing
3 2 (2.00%) arcHouse
3 2 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.00%) Servitor
4 1 (1.00%) Sage 200
4 1 (1.00%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.00%) SaaS
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Internet
2 4 (4.00%) Intranet
2 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.00%) VPN
3 3 (3.00%) LAN
3 3 (3.00%) PBX
3 3 (3.00%) WAN
3 3 (3.00%) Wireless
3 3 (3.00%) VLAN
4 2 (2.00%) HTTP
4 2 (2.00%) DHCP
4 2 (2.00%) DNS
4 2 (2.00%) SSL
5 1 (1.00%) FTP
5 1 (1.00%) Extranet
5 1 (1.00%) 3G
5 1 (1.00%) 4G
5 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) Xcelsius
5 1 (1.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.00%) DataStage
5 1 (1.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.00%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.00%) MS Access
5 1 (1.00%) Ingres
5 1 (1.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Toad
2 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.00%) Hudson
2 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.00%) Introscope
3 1 (1.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.00%) WebLOAD
3 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) Ant
3 1 (1.00%) JUnit
3 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.00%) Banking
2 3 (3.00%) Retail
2 3 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
4 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.00%) HTML
4 3 (3.00%) XML
4 3 (3.00%) WinForms
5 2 (2.00%) Web Services
5 2 (2.00%) J2EE
6 1 (1.00%) CSS
6 1 (1.00%) JDBC
6 1 (1.00%) XHTML
6 1 (1.00%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.00%) JRules
6 1 (1.00%) Ajax
6 1 (1.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.00%) Firmware
2 2 (2.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.00%) Handset
3 1 (1.00%) Replication
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.00%) FMCG
3 1 (1.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.00%) Windows
2 7 (7.00%) UNIX
3 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.00%) Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) AIX
6 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.00%) ITIL
2 12 (12.00%) CRM
3 9 (9.00%) ITIL V3
4 8 (8.00%) Service Management
5 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (6.00%) ERP
6 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.00%) Content Management
7 5 (5.00%) Document Management
8 4 (4.00%) Validation
8 4 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.00%) Quality Management
8 4 (4.00%) Change Control
8 4 (4.00%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.00%) Data Mapping
9 3 (3.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.00%) SQL
2 12 (12.00%) C#
3 11 (11.00%) VB
4 10 (10.00%) VB6
5 5 (5.00%) VBA
5 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.00%) Java
6 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.00%) Perl
7 1 (1.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.00%) VBScript
7 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.00%) Jython
7 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.00%) MCDST
2 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) Degree
3 3 (3.00%) MCSE
4 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.00%) MCSD
5 1 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.00%) XenApp
2 1 (1.00%) XenServer
2 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.00%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (3.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 27 (27.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.00%) Oracle
3 10 (10.00%) SAP
4 4 (4.00%) Google
4 4 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.00%) NEC
5 3 (3.00%) Northgate
5 3 (3.00%) Civica
5 3 (3.00%) Capita
5 3 (3.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.00%) HP
5 3 (3.00%) EMC
5 3 (3.00%) Nortel
6 2 (2.00%) Cognos
6 2 (2.00%) IBM
6 2 (2.00%) Orchard
6 2 (2.00%) Remedy
7 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.00%) Cordys
7 1 (1.00%) Lumension
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