The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Consultant
Rank 620 583 576
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Consultant 6 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.056% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.059% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 5
Average daily rate £425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.35

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Applications Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support Consultant within the UK.

Applications Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support Consultant within the UK.

Applications Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Support Consultant
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 12 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
England -26 6 £425 +6.25% 5
London -11 4 £400 - 3
City of London +36 2 £450 +12.50% 2
North West -18 1 £425 +16.43%
Derby - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

Applications Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Applications Support Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Infor
5 4 (21.05%) iSeries
5 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
5 4 (21.05%) AS400
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) VB
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) RPG
5 4 (21.05%) SAP
5 4 (21.05%) ERP
5 4 (21.05%) ODBC
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 4 (21.05%) MAPICS
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
6 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared

Applications Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Applications Support Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP PP
1 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
3 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) Informix
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ODBC
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) AS400
1 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
1 4 (21.05%) iSeries
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Derivative
2 2 (10.53%) Equities
2 2 (10.53%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Change Management
1 4 (21.05%) ERP
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) RPG
2 4 (21.05%) VB
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Infor
2 4 (21.05%) MAPICS
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) Northgate
4 1 (5.26%) Progress
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
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