The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £195 per day in advertised job vacancies in North Yorkshire during the 3 months to 22 June 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
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 28 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 0.69% 0.56% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.57% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £195 £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.89% -26.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -4.28% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.26% +17.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire. 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
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 140 175 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 96.55% 98.31% 97.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 107 135
Median daily rate £313 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £160 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 17
Median hourly rate £11.00 £18.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.54% +68.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £41.50 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in North Yorkshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in North Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North Yorkshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Meridio
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) VMware