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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 152 175 154
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 39 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.39% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.42% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 30
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£469 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £340 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
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 £20.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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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
4771 5502 5333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.95% 93.32% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3654 3867 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 88 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.21 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 54 (72.00%) SQL
2 35 (46.67%) Front Office
3 33 (44.00%) UNIX
4 30 (40.00%) Linux
5 29 (38.67%) Oracle
6 27 (36.00%) Windows
7 26 (34.67%) Finance
8 24 (32.00%) Banking
9 18 (24.00%) Back Office
10 17 (22.67%) Equities
10 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
11 15 (20.00%) Investment Banking
12 12 (16.00%) Derivative
13 10 (13.33%) Fixed Income
13 10 (13.33%) Change Management
13 10 (13.33%) VBA
13 10 (13.33%) .NET
14 9 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (10.67%) Perl
16 7 (9.33%) VB
16 7 (9.33%) Sybase
16 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
16 7 (9.33%) Bloomberg
16 7 (9.33%) Relational Database
17 6 (8.00%) Investment Management
17 6 (8.00%) Electronic Trading
17 6 (8.00%) Reuters
17 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
17 6 (8.00%) C#
17 6 (8.00%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.33%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) CODA-Financials
1 3 (4.00%) ION MarketView
2 2 (2.67%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.33%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.33%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) LAN
1 1 (1.33%) WAN
1 1 (1.33%) DHCP
1 1 (1.33%) FTP
1 1 (1.33%) DNS
1 1 (1.33%) Extranet
1 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.67%) Big Data
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.67%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.33%) IDOL
6 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.33%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.67%) Serena SBM
1 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (46.67%) Front Office
2 26 (34.67%) Finance
3 24 (32.00%) Banking
4 18 (24.00%) Back Office
5 15 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.67%) Advertising
8 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.33%) Electronics
8 1 (1.33%) Marketing
8 1 (1.33%) Legal
8 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (5.33%) XML
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.33%) JSON
4 1 (1.33%) MDX
4 1 (1.33%) jQuery
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Equities
2 12 (16.00%) Derivative
3 10 (13.33%) Fixed Income
4 9 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (8.00%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.67%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.67%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) NHS
7 1 (1.33%) DTV
7 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.00%) UNIX
2 30 (40.00%) Linux
3 27 (36.00%) Windows
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) Change Management
2 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (8.00%) Electronic Trading
2 6 (8.00%) Investment Management
3 5 (6.67%) Release Management
3 5 (6.67%) ITIL
4 4 (5.33%) Service Management
4 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.33%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.00%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (4.00%) Market Making
5 3 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.00%) Workflow
5 3 (4.00%) CRM
6 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.67%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.00%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) VBA
3 8 (10.67%) Perl
4 7 (9.33%) VB
4 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.00%) Python
5 6 (8.00%) C#
6 5 (6.67%) Java
6 5 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.67%) VBScript
7 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.00%) VB6
8 3 (4.00%) C++
9 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.33%) Ruby
9 1 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) VCP4
2 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.67%) Control-M
3 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) Sybase
2 7 (9.33%) Bloomberg
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.00%) Reuters
4 5 (6.67%) Fidessa
5 4 (5.33%) Charles River
6 3 (4.00%) CODA
6 3 (4.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.00%) ION Trading
7 2 (2.67%) HP
7 2 (2.67%) Serena
8 1 (1.33%) Sophis
8 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.33%) Sun
8 1 (1.33%) Citrix
8 1 (1.33%) Cerner
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.33%) Cognos
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