The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 159 183 148
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -35
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 32 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.32% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.34% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 32
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£450 £475 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £350 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £220
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +47.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.20 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.06% -16.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4727 5633 5247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.25% 93.65% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4089 3933
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 91 131
Average hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 49 (63.64%) SQL
2 33 (42.86%) Front Office
3 32 (41.56%) Finance
4 30 (38.96%) UNIX
5 26 (33.77%) Oracle
6 24 (31.17%) Linux
6 24 (31.17%) Banking
7 23 (29.87%) Windows
8 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
9 15 (19.48%) Equities
9 15 (19.48%) Back Office
10 12 (15.58%) Investment Banking
10 12 (15.58%) Derivative
11 11 (14.29%) Change Management
12 9 (11.69%) .NET
12 9 (11.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
13 8 (10.39%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
13 8 (10.39%) Sybase
13 8 (10.39%) Perl
13 8 (10.39%) Fixed Income
13 8 (10.39%) Asset Management
14 7 (9.09%) Charles River
14 7 (9.09%) Markit EDM
15 6 (7.79%) Investment Management
15 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
15 6 (7.79%) Reuters
15 6 (7.79%) Bloomberg
15 6 (7.79%) Active Directory

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Markit EDM
2 3 (3.90%) CODA-Financials
2 3 (3.90%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (2.60%) ION MarketView
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.30%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) LAN
1 1 (1.30%) WAN
1 1 (1.30%) DHCP
1 1 (1.30%) DNS
1 1 (1.30%) Extranet
1 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.60%) Big Data
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.60%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) IDOL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Serena SBM
1 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (42.86%) Front Office
2 32 (41.56%) Finance
3 24 (31.17%) Banking
4 15 (19.48%) Back Office
5 12 (15.58%) Investment Banking
6 5 (6.49%) Legal
7 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.60%) Advertising
8 2 (2.60%) Law
9 1 (1.30%) Electronics
9 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.30%) Marketing
9 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) .NET
2 8 (10.39%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.60%) Middleware
3 2 (2.60%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.30%) JSON
4 1 (1.30%) jQuery
4 1 (1.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Equities
2 12 (15.58%) Derivative
3 9 (11.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (10.39%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.90%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.90%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) NHS
7 1 (1.30%) DTV
7 1 (1.30%) Energy Derivatives
7 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) UNIX
2 24 (31.17%) Linux
3 23 (29.87%) Windows
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) Change Management
2 8 (10.39%) Asset Management
3 6 (7.79%) Investment Management
4 5 (6.49%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (6.49%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (5.19%) Change Control
5 4 (5.19%) ITIL
6 3 (3.90%) CRM
6 3 (3.90%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.90%) Information Management
6 3 (3.90%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.90%) Release Management
6 3 (3.90%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (3.90%) Fund Management
7 2 (2.60%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.60%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.60%) Market Making
7 2 (2.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (63.64%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) Perl
3 6 (7.79%) VB
3 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.49%) Python
4 5 (6.49%) C#
5 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.19%) VBA
6 3 (3.90%) VB6
6 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.90%) C++
6 3 (3.90%) Java
7 2 (2.60%) VBScript
8 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.60%) Control-M
3 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Sybase
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) Charles River
4 6 (7.79%) Reuters
4 6 (7.79%) Bloomberg
5 5 (6.49%) Fidessa
5 5 (6.49%) thinkFolio
6 4 (5.19%) Business Objects
7 3 (3.90%) Sun
7 3 (3.90%) CODA
7 3 (3.90%) Serena
7 3 (3.90%) SimCorp
8 2 (2.60%) ION Trading
8 2 (2.60%) HP
9 1 (1.30%) Citrix
9 1 (1.30%) SAP
9 1 (1.30%) Cognos
9 1 (1.30%) Altiris
9 1 (1.30%) Sophis
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