The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 82 62 28
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -34
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.79% 0.52% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.54% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Median daily rate £145 £294 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.63% -40.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £309 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £278 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.11% +0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -24.03%
Applications Support
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
745 554 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.90% 95.35% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 372 208
Median daily rate £413 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Sussex region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 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
Horsham - 5 £140 - 2
Crawley -8 1 £150 -52.00%
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 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 West Sussex region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 12 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
6 7 (33.33%) ERP
7 6 (28.57%) Hyperion
7 6 (28.57%) Baan
7 6 (28.57%) EDI
8 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (19.05%) Concur
9 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (19.05%) CRM
9 4 (19.05%) Tripwire
9 4 (19.05%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (9.52%) Project Management
11 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
11 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
11 1 (4.76%) MS Office
11 1 (4.76%) ITIL
11 1 (4.76%) Unix
11 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (19.05%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Baan
2 6 (28.57%) Hyperion
3 4 (19.05%) Concur
3 4 (19.05%) Tripwire
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft