The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Applications Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Consultant
UK
Rank 579 616 590
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Consultant 2 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.004% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 18
Median daily rate £300 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £365
% change year-on-year
- +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Applications Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Applications Support Consultant in the job title.

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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
England +37 2 £300 -29.41% 5
London - 1 £300 - 1

Applications Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Applications Support Consultant 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 featuring Applications Support Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) AppDynamics
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3

Applications Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) BCP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) AppDynamics
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow