The median contractor rate for a Applications Support was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
South East / East Sussex
Rank 28 43 39
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.45% 0.35% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.35% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £288 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -19.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £288 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year - +4.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £41.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -58.09% +107.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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 Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 193 284 301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 93.24% 98.95% 97.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 194 165
Median daily rate £350 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 23
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in East Sussex

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in East Sussex

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Eastbourne - 1 £350 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Sussex region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (66.67%) Civica
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) AAT
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) ACCA
3 1 (33.33%) CIMA
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Northgate
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) CODA
3 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) AAT
1 1 (33.33%) ACCA
1 1 (33.33%) CIMA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Civica
2 1 (33.33%) CODA
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Northgate
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Sun