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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 157 182 162
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 33 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.42% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.45% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 26
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£475 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £322 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £524 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £19.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.74% -11.42%
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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
5082 5956 5791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.56% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3837 4304 4276
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £280
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 74 88 120
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £38.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 44 (66.67%) SQL
2 32 (48.48%) Front Office
3 26 (39.39%) UNIX
4 25 (37.88%) Linux
5 23 (34.85%) Windows
5 23 (34.85%) Finance
6 22 (33.33%) Oracle
7 21 (31.82%) Banking
8 17 (25.76%) Equities
9 16 (24.24%) Back Office
10 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 12 (18.18%) Investment Banking
12 11 (16.67%) Derivative
13 10 (15.15%) Fixed Income
13 10 (15.15%) VBA
14 8 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (12.12%) Change Management
15 6 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
15 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
15 6 (9.09%) Bloomberg
15 6 (9.09%) .NET
15 6 (9.09%) Investment Management
16 5 (7.58%) VBScript
16 5 (7.58%) XML
16 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
16 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
16 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
16 5 (7.58%) Fidessa
16 5 (7.58%) FIX Protocol
16 5 (7.58%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.03%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) thinkFolio
1 2 (3.03%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.52%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) LDAP
1 1 (1.52%) LAN
1 1 (1.52%) WAN
1 1 (1.52%) DHCP
1 1 (1.52%) FTP
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) VPN
1 1 (1.52%) DNS
1 1 (1.52%) Extranet
1 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
1 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.03%) Star Schema
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.03%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) IDOL
4 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Serena SBM
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (48.48%) Front Office
2 23 (34.85%) Finance
3 21 (31.82%) Banking
4 16 (24.24%) Back Office
5 12 (18.18%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.03%) Legal
7 2 (3.03%) Marketing
8 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.52%) Advertising
8 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) XML
2 5 (7.58%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (3.03%) MDX
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.52%) Middleware
4 1 (1.52%) JSON
4 1 (1.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Equities
2 11 (16.67%) Derivative
3 10 (15.15%) Fixed Income
4 8 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (6.06%) NHS
6 4 (6.06%) SWIFT
7 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
7 2 (3.03%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.52%) DTV
8 1 (1.52%) Eurex
8 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) UNIX
2 25 (37.88%) Linux
3 23 (34.85%) Windows
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) CentOS
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.12%) Change Management
2 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 6 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
3 5 (7.58%) Release Management
4 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
4 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.06%) Service Management
4 4 (6.06%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (6.06%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) Market Making
5 3 (4.55%) ITIL
5 3 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.03%) CRM
6 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.52%) Change Control
7 1 (1.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) VBA
3 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
3 5 (7.58%) VBScript
4 4 (6.06%) Java
4 4 (6.06%) Perl
4 4 (6.06%) Python
5 3 (4.55%) C#
6 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) VB
6 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) MOM
1 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.52%) Control-M
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
1 1 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) Bloomberg
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) Fidessa
4 4 (6.06%) Charles River
4 4 (6.06%) Reuters
5 3 (4.55%) Sybase
6 2 (3.03%) Sun
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.03%) Nintex
6 2 (3.03%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.52%) Altiris
7 1 (1.52%) FactSet
7 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.52%) VMware
7 1 (1.52%) Serena
7 1 (1.52%) Sophis
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Cognos
7 1 (1.52%) HP
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