Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 July 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 132 128
Rank change year-on-year +31 -4 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 44 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.40% 0.22% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.23% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 5 8
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £220 £230 £221
90th Percentile £440 £318 £288
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% +5.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2988 3097 3178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 95.19% 96.15% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1834 1863 1851
East Midlands median daily rate £398 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.92% +5.52% +5.45%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 115 172
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.73 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% - -6.90%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.55 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.80 £36.00 £29.88
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Northamptonshire - 22 £350 -
Derbyshire -6 8 £220 - 1
Nottinghamshire +9 7 £320 +16.36%
Leicestershire -7 2 £250 +16.28% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £425 - 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 East Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 21 (47.73%) Oracle
1 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 20 (45.45%) Windows
3 18 (40.91%) ITIL
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (25.00%) Service Management
5 11 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (20.45%) Linux
7 9 (20.45%) Finance
7 9 (20.45%) ITSM
7 9 (20.45%) Release Management
8 8 (18.18%) Billing
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Unix
9 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
10 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
10 6 (13.64%) Retail
11 4 (9.09%) IIS
11 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
11 4 (9.09%) QMS
11 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
12 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
12 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.55%) SAP GTS
4 1 (2.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Ant
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Billing
3 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 6 (13.64%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) Ajax
1 1 (2.27%) J2EE
1 1 (2.27%) Java EE
1 1 (2.27%) JSF
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) JSP
1 1 (2.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
1 2 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Service Management
3 9 (20.45%) ITSM
3 9 (20.45%) Release Management
4 8 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) QMS
6 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.82%) Change Management
7 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.27%) Analytics
9 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.27%) DevOps
9 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.27%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Altiris
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) Dell
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) VMware