The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 78 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.85% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£350 £375 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.04%
Applications Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1300 1167 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.59% 90.89% 88.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 637 592
Average daily rate £370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 62 115
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Staines - 8 - -
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) UNIX
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
4 9 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle
6 7 (25.93%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) Smart Meter
8 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) Apache
8 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
8 4 (14.81%) VPN
8 4 (14.81%) Firewall
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) FTP
8 4 (14.81%) SSL
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) Release Management
9 3 (11.11%) SSH
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
10 2 (7.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (7.41%) Demand Management
10 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (7.41%) Project Management
10 2 (7.41%) Degree
10 2 (7.41%) Computer Science

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.70%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) VPN
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
1 4 (14.81%) FTP
1 4 (14.81%) SSL
2 3 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) MS Access
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Toad
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
3 2 (7.41%) EJB
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) EFT
3 1 (3.70%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) UNIX
3 9 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Release Management
2 2 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (7.41%) Demand Management
2 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) ITSM
3 1 (3.70%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) System Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Time Management
3 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) CA
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.70%) CODA
3 1 (3.70%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects