Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 6 months to 14 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 52 49
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.08% 1.14% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.23% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Warwickshire median daily rate £350 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% +75.00%
10th Percentile £325 £382 £173
90th Percentile £375 £438 £403
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - £14.75
West Midlands median hourly rate - £91.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year - +518.64% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies in Warwickshire with a recognized job title 521 568 743
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 92.81% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 328 482
Warwickshire median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £181 £234
90th Percentile £575 £538 £537
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 58
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £30.50 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.03% +89.15% -29.89%
10th Percentile £9.37 £14.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.63 £34.44 £35.72
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% +16.67% -9.64%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Warwickshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Warwickshire

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Warwickshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stratford-upon-Avon - 5 £350 -
Applications Support
West Midlands

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 14 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 Warwickshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
1 6 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) WildFly
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Tech Ops
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) WildFly
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
1 6 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft