The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Sussex region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 30 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 14 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.85% 0.72% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 0.77% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate £476 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £15.87 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+63.83% -27.86%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 391 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.68% 93.32% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 241 321
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £249 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.60 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Applications Support
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -1 9 £476 +57.43%
Chichester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (33.33%) VB
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) VB6
5 5 (27.78%) MCDST
6 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (16.67%) ERP
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (16.67%) QA
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 2 (11.11%) Capita
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) Web Services
8 2 (11.11%) MCSE

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.56%) Academy Housing
2 1 (5.56%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Ingres
2 1 (5.56%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XHTML
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) VB6
4 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCDST
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Capita
4 1 (5.56%) Orchard
4 1 (5.56%) Northgate
4 1 (5.56%) Civica
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