The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 38 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.60% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £323 £258
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +25.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £18.01
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +19.41%
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
314 395 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.73% 98.01% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 230 374
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 13
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.72 £45.00 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
Crawley - 1 - -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Applications Support 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 in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Local Government
4 1 (20.00%) Capita

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Applications Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Ingres
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Capita
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