The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 28 June 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.52% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £25.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.94% +29.48%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 128 251 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.97% 97.67% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 571 354
Median daily rate £400 £385 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 45
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -9.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £12.23 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £43.90 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Dorset

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Dorset

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Dorset

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth - 1 £250 -
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Dorset region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA