Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £210 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Support
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 94 111
Rank change year-on-year -26 +17 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 14 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.65% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £210 £215 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -27.12% -41.06%
10th Percentile £200 £188 £148
90th Percentile £309 £343 £351
South East median daily rate £360 £311 £330
% change year-on-year +15.85% -5.83% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £23.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +64.29% -
South East median hourly rate £11.50 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -66.18% -9.33% +200.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,168 1,548 2,263
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 92.92% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,010 822 1,118
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £221 £230
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 75 98
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £39.89 £38.75 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -21 13 £210 -22.22% 3
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Intranet
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) API Development
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
3 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (14.29%) BitLocker
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) SLA
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) QA
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Process Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
1 5 (35.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) API Development
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Process Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Lumension
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle