The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 122 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £353 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -5.40%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Applications Support Analyst
South East

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 1 - - 2
Slough - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - -
Applications Support Analyst
South East

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Applications Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Support Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) GxP
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
4 1 (12.50%) SAP EP
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) NDS
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (12.50%) Sage
4 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
4 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
4 1 (12.50%) 3G
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBA

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Applications Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SAP EP
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Xcelsius
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) GxP
2 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NDS
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Sage
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
1 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
1 1 (12.50%) SAP