Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 72 83
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.77% 1.34% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.41% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Glasgow median daily rate £338 £413 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +135.71% +2.19%
10th Percentile £245 £310 £158
90th Percentile £356 £419 £438
Scotland median daily rate £338 £320 £313
% change year-on-year +5.47% +2.40% +81.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £16.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year -7.58% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1257 1062 1631
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 95.08% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 569 846
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £211 £213
90th Percentile £500 £464 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 28
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 £36.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.48% -63.20% +120.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £41.35 £60.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
% change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Glasgow

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Glasgow

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (10.00%) Ansible
7 1 (10.00%) Microservices
7 1 (10.00%) Skype
7 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
7 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (10.00%) Human Resource Management
7 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery Management
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Measurement

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ECDL
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM