The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 58 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.84% 2.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 2.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.07% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
Applications Specialist
South 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 West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
555 349 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.43% 94.32% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 222 249
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 36
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £30.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Applications Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Specialist across the West Sussex region.

Applications Specialist Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Applications Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Specialist across the West Sussex region.

Applications Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Applications Specialist
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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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
Worthing -10 5 £275 -21.42%
Applications Specialist
South East

Applications Specialist
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) SAS
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Intranet
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MCITP
1 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) SAS
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Intranet
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (62.50%) MCITP
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft