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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 130 154 179
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 20 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.74% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.78% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 16
Average daily rate £425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
- -12.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £29.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+58.90% -6.41%
Applications Support Analyst
London

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
3003 4864 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.42% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 3726 4072
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 82 91
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
3 18 (42.86%) Banking
4 17 (40.48%) Finance
5 14 (33.33%) Front Office
5 14 (33.33%) Unix
5 14 (33.33%) Windows
6 12 (28.57%) Oracle
7 8 (19.05%) ITIL
7 8 (19.05%) Sybase
7 8 (19.05%) Linux
7 8 (19.05%) Investment Banking
8 7 (16.67%) Equities
8 7 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (14.29%) Bloomberg
9 6 (14.29%) .NET
10 5 (11.90%) CRM
10 5 (11.90%) Remedy
10 5 (11.90%) Fidessa
10 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
10 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
11 4 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
11 4 (9.52%) Algorithmic Trading
11 4 (9.52%) Release Management
11 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
11 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Salerio
2 1 (2.38%) Misys Opics
2 1 (2.38%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (2.38%) Summit
2 1 (2.38%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 18 (42.86%) Banking
2 17 (40.48%) Finance
3 14 (33.33%) Front Office
4 8 (19.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Equities
1 7 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Unix
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
2 5 (11.90%) CRM
3 4 (9.52%) Algorithmic Trading
3 4 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (9.52%) Release Management
3 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
3 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 3 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (4.76%) Change Control
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) Analytics
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.38%) Product Management
6 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Python
2 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Nagios
2 3 (7.14%) logstash
3 2 (4.76%) Control-M
3 2 (4.76%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) Sybase
3 6 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 5 (11.90%) Fidessa
4 5 (11.90%) Remedy
5 3 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (7.14%) Reuters
5 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Murex
6 2 (4.76%) Sun
7 1 (2.38%) Brady
7 1 (2.38%) Calypso
7 1 (2.38%) FXall
7 1 (2.38%) ION Trading
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.38%) Misys
7 1 (2.38%) OpenLink
7 1 (2.38%) SimCorp
7 1 (2.38%) Sophis
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