The median contractor rate for a Applications Support was £294 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 96 92
Rank change year-on-year +22 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 15 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.27% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.56% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Median daily rate £294 £165 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.03% -52.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £146 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £425 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.20 £41.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -32.06% +107.50%  

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 1113 1250 1383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.24% 96.15% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 813 749
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 100 61
Median hourly rate £14.75 £30.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.83% +16.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.76 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 March 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
Woking -1 3 £275 -35.29%
Applications Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
4 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) .NET
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (19.05%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) OOD
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Drupal
6 2 (9.52%) Northgate

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 2 (9.52%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SSH
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
1 6 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) Autofac
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) EPoS
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
1 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
1 4 (19.05%) OO
1 4 (19.05%) OOD
1 4 (19.05%) SDLC
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
2 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
3 1 (4.76%) RUP
3 1 (4.76%) Scrum
3 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.76%) SSADM
3 1 (4.76%) TDD
3 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Northgate
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy