The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 25 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 Tyne and Wear 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 22 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 22 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.82% 0.50% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 0.54% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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%
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
347 185 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 91.80% 91.58% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 81 177
Average daily rate £355 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 31
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Support
North East

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £313 - 7
Sunderland - - - -
Applications Support
North East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (54.84%) ITIL
2 15 (48.39%) UNIX
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
4 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
5 11 (35.48%) Java
5 11 (35.48%) Windows
5 11 (35.48%) Oracle
6 10 (32.26%) .NET
7 9 (29.03%) HP
7 9 (29.03%) COBOL
8 8 (25.81%) C#
8 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
8 8 (25.81%) SAS
8 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (19.35%) Workflow
10 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
10 5 (16.13%) Migration
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
10 5 (16.13%) PVCS
10 5 (16.13%) Web Services
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 8 (25.81%) SAS
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) Documentum
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (3.23%) PRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (16.13%) PVCS
3 1 (3.23%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
1 4 (12.90%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) WCF
4 3 (9.68%) WF
4 3 (9.68%) AppFabric
5 1 (3.23%) Drools
5 1 (3.23%) XSLT
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
1 4 (12.90%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) iSeries
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) UNIX
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) VME
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
3 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Workflow
4 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.68%) Data Management
6 3 (9.68%) Content Management
7 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) Cash Management
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) Procure-to-pay
8 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) COBOL
4 8 (25.81%) C#
4 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.68%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) C
5 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.68%) PL/1
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) RPG IV
6 1 (3.23%) RPG
6 1 (3.23%) VBScript
6 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
1 4 (12.90%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) Curam
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Borland
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
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