The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 103 94 117
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 15 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 1.15% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.22% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 7
Average daily rate
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£220 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £173 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £363 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +373.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £28.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-30.97% +61.42%
Applications Support
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2231 2129 2542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.88% 93.79% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1147 1336
Average daily rate £334 £323 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 140 124
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Applications Support Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
South Yorkshire +5 8 £204 +16.42% 2
West Yorkshire -4 7 £220 -30.15% 14
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 32 (61.54%) SQL
2 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (38.46%) ITIL
3 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 13 (25.00%) UNIX
4 13 (25.00%) Windows
4 13 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (23.08%) SLA
5 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (21.15%) Service Management
6 11 (21.15%) Incident Management
7 10 (19.23%) NHS
7 10 (19.23%) IIS
8 9 (17.31%) Replication
8 9 (17.31%) Network Security
8 9 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (15.38%) Java
10 7 (13.46%) MySQL
10 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
10 7 (13.46%) Change Management
10 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (11.54%) COBIT
11 6 (11.54%) CentOS
11 6 (11.54%) Ubuntu
11 6 (11.54%) Workflow
11 6 (11.54%) CMMI

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 10 (19.23%) IIS
2 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.62%) Apache
5 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.77%) CMS
7 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.85%) nginx
8 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Network Security
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) SSH
3 2 (3.85%) PuTTY
3 2 (3.85%) FTP
3 2 (3.85%) HTTP
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (13.46%) MySQL
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) JIRA
2 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Back Office
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) Spring
4 2 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (19.23%) NHS
3 9 (17.31%) Replication
4 4 (7.69%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.77%) Statistics
6 1 (1.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) UNIX
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Ubuntu
2 6 (11.54%) CentOS
3 4 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Service Management
2 11 (21.15%) Incident Management
3 9 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (13.46%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) Workflow
5 6 (11.54%) CMMI
6 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.77%) Change Control
7 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) QMS
8 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.85%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.92%) RAD
9 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.38%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) Python
5 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
1 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) SLA
2 6 (11.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Hyperic
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Splunk
2 4 (7.69%) FatWire
3 3 (5.77%) Infoflex
3 3 (5.77%) Perforce
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Informatica
5 1 (1.92%) SAP