The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 25 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 116 57
Rank change year-on-year +73 -59  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.53% 0.21% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.24% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £275 £319 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.72% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £355 £325
% change year-on-year -4.92% +9.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.88%  
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 Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 353 1242 601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.89% 88.27% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 803 376
Median daily rate £351 £321 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.19% -12.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 75 65
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £13.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £18.00
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 Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Tyne and Wear

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Tyne and Wear

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Tyne and Wear

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +77 2 £275 -13.72% 1
Applications Support
North East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Documentum
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) EDRMS
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) PuTTY
2 2 (33.33%) WinSCP
2 2 (33.33%) Records Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Documentum
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) PuTTY
1 2 (33.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) EDRMS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Records Management
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) VMware