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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Consultant
Rank 649 620 628
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Consultant 12 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.051% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.054% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
Median daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £390 £313
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +24.80%
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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Applications Support Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 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 29 July 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
England -18 11 £300 - 3
South East +11 9 £300 -4.76%
Hampshire +6 7 £300 -21.05%
London -4 2 - - 1
Surrey -9 2 £450 +80.00%
Southampton - 1 £288 -
Winchester - 1 £350 -
Cobham - 1 £450 -

Applications Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
5 7 (31.82%) Northgate
5 7 (31.82%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (27.27%) Citrix
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (27.27%) SQLPlus
6 6 (27.27%) Perl
6 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (27.27%) ERD
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) XSL
7 5 (22.73%) XSLT
7 5 (22.73%) IIS
8 4 (18.18%) Sybase
8 4 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (18.18%) ETL
8 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 4 (18.18%) Workflow

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 6 (27.27%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) IPv6
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) Multicast
3 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 7 (31.82%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (27.27%) SQLPlus
4 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) VisualVM
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) CSS
1 6 (27.27%) XML
2 5 (22.73%) XSL
2 5 (22.73%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.55%) COM+
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (4.55%) Rendezvous
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Derivative
1 4 (18.18%) Equities
1 4 (18.18%) Fixed Income
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) DataPower
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Unix
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ERD
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) ETL
3 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opsview
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Northgate
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) Informatica
4 4 (18.18%) Sybase
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) Software AG
7 1 (4.55%) Splunk
7 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.55%) webMethods
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