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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 110 104 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 15 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.59% 0.79% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.85% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 18
Average daily rate
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£225 £180 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £175 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £235
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +38.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £19.17 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-15.23% +5.04%
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England

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
2354 2117 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.46% 93.22% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1172 1183
Average daily rate £349 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 127 119
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.06 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 31 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
West Yorkshire -8 9 £256 -10.86% 15
South Yorkshire -3 4 £204 +13.19% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) Windows
4 10 (28.57%) UNIX
4 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
5 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.71%) Service Management
6 8 (22.86%) SLA
6 8 (22.86%) CentOS
7 7 (20.00%) NHS
8 6 (17.14%) Java
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) Python
8 6 (17.14%) Firewall
8 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
8 6 (17.14%) Workflow
9 5 (14.29%) Change Management
9 5 (14.29%) Splunk
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (14.29%) Apache
9 5 (14.29%) MySQL
9 5 (14.29%) IIS
10 4 (11.43%) .NET
10 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
10 4 (11.43%) SSL
10 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
10 4 (11.43%) COBIT
10 4 (11.43%) JIRA

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (14.29%) IIS
1 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) SSL
3 3 (8.57%) SSH
3 3 (8.57%) Network Security
3 3 (8.57%) PuTTY
4 2 (5.71%) HTTP
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.71%) Spring
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 7 (20.00%) NHS
3 2 (5.71%) Statistics
3 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) DTV
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) UNIX
3 8 (22.86%) CentOS
4 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
4 6 (17.14%) Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Debian
7 1 (2.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Service Management
2 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
3 6 (17.14%) Workflow
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
5 4 (11.43%) CMMI
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.57%) Change Control
7 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.71%) Time Management
7 2 (5.71%) QMS
7 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.86%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
2 4 (11.43%) COBIT
3 2 (5.71%) HIPAA
3 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.71%) Hyperic
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Splunk
3 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) Remedy
3 2 (5.71%) Perforce
3 2 (5.71%) FatWire
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Imperva
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) Epicor
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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