Period
to 17 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 78 72
Rank change year-on-year -25 -6 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.32% 0.69% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.73% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 12
Glasgow median daily rate £356 £191 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.27% -53.64% +50.00%
10th Percentile £218 £145 £258
90th Percentile £407 £246 £475
Scotland median daily rate £450 £248 £365
% change year-on-year +81.82% -32.19% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £15.89 -
Scotland median hourly rate £14.50 £15.89 -
% change year-on-year -8.75% - -

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 1,505 1,090 1,183
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 94.62% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 588 672
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £232 £201
90th Percentile £525 £479 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.39% -27.80% -8.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.84 £9.38
90th Percentile £35.00 £87.38 £36.25
Scotland median hourly rate £15.93 £22.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year -28.40% - +7.54%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 June 2018, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Ingres ABF
3 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Ingres
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ingres ABF
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter