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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 83 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 15 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.24% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.59% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate £330 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -20.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £250 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -
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
1152 1347 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.60% 94.33% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 732 652
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 46 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Weybridge - 3 - - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £475 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Web Services
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (25.00%) Change Control
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) VB
6 6 (25.00%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.83%) IIS
7 5 (20.83%) PHP
7 5 (20.83%) WSUS
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.83%) Rackspace
7 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (16.67%) Puppet
8 4 (16.67%) Open Source
8 4 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (16.67%) Cacti
8 4 (16.67%) DevOps
8 4 (16.67%) ELK Stack

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Documentum
3 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maximo
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) FTP
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.33%) SSH
3 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) ELK Stack
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) EDI
4 3 (12.50%) SAML
5 2 (8.33%) Java EE
5 2 (8.33%) LAMP
5 2 (8.33%) WinForms
6 1 (4.17%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Equities
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) Unix
7 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (4.17%) AIX
9 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps
2 4 (16.67%) Open Source
2 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (16.67%) Web Development
3 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 3 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.33%) Document Management
4 2 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.33%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) E-Procurement
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
1 6 (25.00%) VB
2 5 (20.83%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) VB6
6 1 (4.17%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCP
1 4 (16.67%) MCSA
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) NDS
2 1 (4.17%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) WSUS
2 4 (16.67%) Cacti
2 4 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (16.67%) Nagios
2 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 4 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) yum
4 1 (4.17%) Control-M
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Rackspace
3 4 (16.67%) CommVault
3 4 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) Symantec
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Sun
6 1 (4.17%) Charles River
6 1 (4.17%) Fiserv
6 1 (4.17%) Informatica
6 1 (4.17%) Novell
6 1 (4.17%) Progress
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase