The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 53 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.36% 0.81% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.87% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £218 - £170
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 - £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 - £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.14% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Applications Support
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
526 461 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.81% 93.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 290 183
Median daily rate £388 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -20.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.73 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £26.35 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the South Yorkshire region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the South Yorkshire region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -9 2 £218 -
Applications Support
Yorkshire

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Applications Support 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 Yorkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Axis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards