The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 88 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.51% 0.17% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.18% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Median daily rate £350 - £224
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 - £287
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -24.03%
Applications Support
North 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 Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
885 559 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.77% 95.07% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 350 349
Median daily rate £325 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.31 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Tyne and Wear region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 5 £350 -
Applications Support
North East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Documentum
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Domino
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Documentum
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Domino
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow