The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Surrey 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 71 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 13 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.03% 0.40% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.43% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate
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£219 £450 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.38% +56.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £470 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £266 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1166 1169 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 91.96% 93.22% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 636 677
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 85 107
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Support
South East

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
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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
Guildford - 3 - -
Epsom - 1 £213 - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 10 (38.46%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) VB
6 6 (23.08%) UNIX
6 6 (23.08%) CRM
6 6 (23.08%) VB6
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 5 (19.23%) SAP
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle
7 5 (19.23%) Documentum
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 4 (15.38%) COM+
8 4 (15.38%) Solaris
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
8 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
9 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
9 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
9 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (19.23%) Documentum
2 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) CloudStack
5 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP CRM
1 2 (7.69%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.85%) Cordys
2 1 (3.85%) Academy Housing
2 1 (3.85%) arcHouse
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) FTP
2 2 (7.69%) Intranet
3 1 (3.85%) Extranet
3 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.54%) DTS
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Toad
3 1 (3.85%) Introscope
3 1 (3.85%) WebLOAD
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 4 (15.38%) COM+
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) WinForms
5 1 (3.85%) JRules
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (23.08%) UNIX
4 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) CRM
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Workflow
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.54%) Release Management
3 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) B2B
5 1 (3.85%) Process Management
5 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.85%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) VB
4 6 (23.08%) VB6
5 3 (11.54%) Korn
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.54%) VBScript
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) XenServer
2 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) Sun
3 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) AppSense
5 1 (3.85%) Northgate
5 1 (3.85%) Civica
5 1 (3.85%) Capita
5 1 (3.85%) Orchard
5 1 (3.85%) Compuware
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) IBM