The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.72% - 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -3.57% +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 Slough. 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
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 125 152 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 89.93% 95.60% 91.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 105 159
Median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -30.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Slough

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Slough

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware