Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £183 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 19 January 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 76 64
Rank change year-on-year +26 -12 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.29% 0.24% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.26% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 11
Gloucestershire median daily rate £183 - £375
10th Percentile £176 - £263
90th Percentile £189 - £630
South West median daily rate £183 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -51.33% +7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -41.18% -32.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 574 770 951
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.28% 93.00% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 478 536
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £158 £213
90th Percentile £550 £563 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 88 58
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.29% +29.77%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.09 £45.83 £51.47
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year -9.09% -13.39% +58.75%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Gloucestershire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Gloucestershire

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Gloucestershire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Gloucester - 3 £183 -
Applications Support
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Incident Management
1 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Security Management
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Incident Management
1 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle