The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Staines 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 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 21 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 1.95% - 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% - 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £295 £280
% change year-on-year
-11.01% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staines 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
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
143 134 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 92.86% 90.54% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 13 32
Average daily rate £350 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £17.90 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (37.50%) Sun
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Documentum
4 3 (37.50%) FTP
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Korn
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) XenServer

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) Documentum
2 1 (12.50%) CloudStack
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
1 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Korn
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sun
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft