The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 81 83
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 9 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.74% 1.26% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.32% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 12
Median daily rate £360 £419 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +76.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £504 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.65% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £25.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.94% +29.48%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1152 1212 1210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.58% 95.36% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3125 3244 2820
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 265 220
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +45.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.19 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Surrey

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Surrey

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Surrey

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tadworth - 2 - -
Reigate -8 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £495 -
Applications Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 8 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) JBoss
5 7 (29.17%) Web Services
5 7 (29.17%) Unix
5 7 (29.17%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) IIS
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (16.67%) Automated Trading
8 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (16.67%) Python
8 4 (16.67%) OOD
8 4 (16.67%) OO
9 3 (12.50%) C#
9 3 (12.50%) Banking

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 7 (29.17%) JBoss
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Drupal
3 2 (8.33%) WildFly
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.17%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
1 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Automated Trading
1 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 4 (16.67%) OO
1 4 (16.67%) OOD
1 4 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Contract Management
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) RUP
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.17%) SSADM
3 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Northgate
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Intel
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) Veritas
4 1 (4.17%) VMware