Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 38 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.66% 0.32% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 0.33% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Canary Wharf median daily rate £275 - £450
10th Percentile £206 - £358
90th Percentile £288 - £500
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £275 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. 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
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies in Canary Wharf with a recognized job title 266 303 382
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 95.89% 98.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 218 264
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £305 £288
90th Percentile £650 £602 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £16.85 £11.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.52% -58.18% +52.78%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.65 £22.50
90th Percentile £123.74 £11.95 £36.33
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £16.85 £11.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +46.52% -58.18% +52.78%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Canary Wharf

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Canary Wharf

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) XenApp
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) ThinApp
3 4 (40.00%) Front Office
3 4 (40.00%) Terminal Server
3 4 (40.00%) MSI
3 4 (40.00%) InstallShield
3 4 (40.00%) VBScript
3 4 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) InstallShield
1 4 (40.00%) MSI
1 4 (40.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Front Office
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) VB
1 4 (40.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (40.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) VMware