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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 162 200 191
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 45 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 17
Average daily rate
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£488 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £235
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-26.47% -6.84%
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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
5567 6726 6552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.50% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 4892 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 137 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 40 (52.63%) SQL
2 33 (43.42%) Finance
3 28 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 24 (31.58%) Front Office
5 22 (28.95%) Oracle
5 22 (28.95%) UNIX
6 20 (26.32%) Windows
7 19 (25.00%) Banking
8 11 (14.47%) Back Office
9 10 (13.16%) ITIL
10 9 (11.84%) Equities
10 9 (11.84%) Investment Management
11 8 (10.53%) Investment Banking
11 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.53%) Sybase
11 8 (10.53%) MS Office
11 8 (10.53%) Change Management
11 8 (10.53%) Markit EDM
12 7 (9.21%) Change Control
12 7 (9.21%) thinkFolio
12 7 (9.21%) Control-M
12 7 (9.21%) Linux
12 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.21%) Asset Management
13 6 (7.89%) Fixed Income
13 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
13 6 (7.89%) Business Objects
13 6 (7.89%) VB
13 6 (7.89%) VBA
13 6 (7.89%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Office
2 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Markit EDM
2 3 (3.95%) CODA-Financials
2 3 (3.95%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (3.95%) Academy Housing
2 3 (3.95%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.32%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.32%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.32%) ReMetrica
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.32%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.95%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 2 (2.63%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.26%) Serena SBM
3 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (43.42%) Finance
2 24 (31.58%) Front Office
3 19 (25.00%) Banking
4 11 (14.47%) Back Office
5 8 (10.53%) Investment Banking
6 5 (6.58%) Legal
7 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.63%) Law
8 2 (2.63%) Retail
8 2 (2.63%) Local Government
9 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.32%) Marketing
9 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) Web Services
2 3 (3.95%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Equities
2 6 (7.89%) Fixed Income
2 6 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (6.58%) Derivative
4 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.63%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.32%) Energy Derivatives
6 1 (1.32%) NHS
6 1 (1.32%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) UNIX
2 20 (26.32%) Windows
3 7 (9.21%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.95%) Solaris
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Investment Management
3 8 (10.53%) Change Management
4 7 (9.21%) Asset Management
4 7 (9.21%) Change Control
5 5 (6.58%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (6.58%) CRM
6 4 (5.26%) Fund Management
7 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.95%) Release Management
7 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.95%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (3.95%) PRINCE
7 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.95%) Information Management
7 3 (3.95%) Security Management
8 2 (2.63%) Workflow
8 2 (2.63%) Practice Management
8 2 (2.63%) Data Management
8 2 (2.63%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (52.63%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) Perl
2 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
2 6 (7.89%) VB
2 6 (7.89%) VBA
3 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.26%) Python
4 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.26%) C++
5 3 (3.95%) Java
5 3 (3.95%) VB6
5 3 (3.95%) C#
6 2 (2.63%) Korn
6 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Degree
1 3 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Control-M
2 3 (3.95%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) Sybase
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.21%) thinkFolio
4 6 (7.89%) Business Objects
4 6 (7.89%) Charles River
5 5 (6.58%) Sun
6 4 (5.26%) Serena
7 3 (3.95%) ION Trading
7 3 (3.95%) SimCorp
7 3 (3.95%) Civica
7 3 (3.95%) Capita
7 3 (3.95%) Orchard
7 3 (3.95%) Cognos
7 3 (3.95%) CODA
8 2 (2.63%) Reuters
9 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.32%) Remedy
9 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.32%) Advent
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