Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 89 82
Rank change year-on-year -17 -7 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.82% 0.56% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.57% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Glasgow median daily rate £320 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +5.47% -5.19%
10th Percentile £263 £276 £310
90th Percentile £333 £356 £401
Scotland median daily rate £263 £338 £301
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.03% -7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £16.50
Scotland median hourly rate - £15.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year - -11.59% -

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 1,644 1,221 1,082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 97.14% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 672 548
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £257 £242 £191
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 26
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -44.00%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.25 £35.00 £45.13
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -5.00% +15.94% -16.87%

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 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) Problem Management
3 11 (78.57%) Network Management
3 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (78.57%) Perl
3 11 (78.57%) PHP
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) MySQL
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) SLA
4 10 (71.43%) Shell Script
4 10 (71.43%) Incident Management
5 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
5 9 (64.29%) ITIL
6 8 (57.14%) Change Management
6 8 (57.14%) Java
6 8 (57.14%) Capacity Management
7 7 (50.00%) Application Performance Management
7 7 (50.00%) Performance Management
7 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (35.71%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
10 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
11 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
11 1 (7.14%) Nagios

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) MySQL
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Problem Management
2 11 (78.57%) Network Management
3 10 (71.43%) Incident Management
4 9 (64.29%) ITIL
5 8 (57.14%) Capacity Management
5 8 (57.14%) Change Management
6 7 (50.00%) Application Performance Management
6 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (50.00%) Performance Management
7 5 (35.71%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Perl
1 11 (78.57%) PHP
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 8 (57.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds