The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Applications Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 136 172 180
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 21 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.55% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 28
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £215 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +29.03%
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
3272 5259 5942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.95% 95.48% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2663 3983 4356
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 83 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.87 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.95% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

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 6 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Applications Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (63.16%) SQL
2 21 (55.26%) Banking
3 18 (47.37%) Unix
4 16 (42.11%) Front Office
5 14 (36.84%) Finance
6 9 (23.68%) Investment Banking
7 8 (21.05%) Derivative
7 8 (21.05%) ITIL
8 7 (18.42%) Bloomberg
8 7 (18.42%) Fidessa
8 7 (18.42%) Fixed Income
9 6 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (15.79%) Windows
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.79%) Equities
10 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
10 5 (13.16%) Sybase
10 5 (13.16%) Solaris
10 5 (13.16%) Linux
10 5 (13.16%) CRM
11 4 (10.53%) SDLC
11 4 (10.53%) PuTTY
11 4 (10.53%) Reuters
11 4 (10.53%) MQSeries
11 4 (10.53%) Oracle
11 4 (10.53%) C++
11 4 (10.53%) Control-M
11 4 (10.53%) Remedy
12 3 (7.89%) Charles River
12 3 (7.89%) Risk Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Misys Opics
1 1 (2.63%) Salerio
1 1 (2.63%) Summit
1 1 (2.63%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) MS Access
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 21 (55.26%) Banking
2 16 (42.11%) Front Office
3 14 (36.84%) Finance
4 9 (23.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Back Office
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss Seam
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Derivative
2 7 (18.42%) Fixed Income
3 6 (15.79%) Equities
3 6 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.26%) NHS
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Unix
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) CRM
3 4 (10.53%) SDLC
4 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.89%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (2.63%) ITSM
6 1 (2.63%) Process Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.53%) C++
4 3 (7.89%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Control-M
2 2 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.63%) logstash
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Bloomberg
1 7 (18.42%) Fidessa
2 5 (13.16%) Sybase
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Remedy
3 4 (10.53%) Reuters
4 3 (7.89%) Charles River
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.26%) Trayport
6 1 (2.63%) Calypso
6 1 (2.63%) FXall
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Infor
6 1 (2.63%) Misys
6 1 (2.63%) Murex
6 1 (2.63%) OpenLink
6 1 (2.63%) Sophis
6 1 (2.63%) Sun