Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £105 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 16 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 40 -
Rank change year-on-year -20 - +32
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.38% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Portsmouth median daily rate £105 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.75% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £293 £346 £300
% change year-on-year -15.46% +15.33% -25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £10.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 489 294 309
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.04% 97.03% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 156 166
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £181 £219
90th Percentile £613 £525 £516
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 29 55
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +49.28%
10th Percentile £14.70 £16.24 £12.00
90th Percentile £72.97 £48.75 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.76% +2.50%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Portsmouth

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Portsmouth

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 16 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 Portsmouth region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Military
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) NsoIT

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) NsoIT
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft