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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 168 173 176
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 24 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.51% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 22
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£350 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £302 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £516 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.54% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £19.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
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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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 34 (59.65%) SQL
2 25 (43.86%) UNIX
2 25 (43.86%) Front Office
3 23 (40.35%) Linux
4 21 (36.84%) Windows
5 20 (35.09%) Banking
6 19 (33.33%) Finance
7 17 (29.82%) Oracle
8 14 (24.56%) Back Office
9 12 (21.05%) Equities
10 11 (19.30%) Investment Banking
11 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
12 9 (15.79%) VBA
13 8 (14.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (12.28%) Fixed Income
14 7 (12.28%) Derivative
15 6 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
15 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
15 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
15 6 (10.53%) Bloomberg
15 6 (10.53%) .NET
16 5 (8.77%) VBScript
16 5 (8.77%) XML
16 5 (8.77%) IIS
16 5 (8.77%) Fidessa
16 5 (8.77%) Reuters
16 5 (8.77%) FIX Protocol
17 4 (7.02%) Service Management
17 4 (7.02%) Change Management
17 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.77%) IIS
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) PowerPivot
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (1.75%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.75%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.75%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) LDAP
1 1 (1.75%) DHCP
1 1 (1.75%) FTP
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) VPN
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
1 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.51%) Data Mart
3 2 (3.51%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (43.86%) Front Office
2 20 (35.09%) Banking
3 19 (33.33%) Finance
4 14 (24.56%) Back Office
5 11 (19.30%) Investment Banking
6 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.51%) Marketing
8 1 (1.75%) Electronics
8 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.75%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.75%) Legal
8 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) XML
2 5 (8.77%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (3.51%) MDX
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) jQuery
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Equities
2 8 (14.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (12.28%) Fixed Income
3 7 (12.28%) Derivative
4 6 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (7.02%) SWIFT
5 4 (7.02%) NHS
6 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.51%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.75%) DTV
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.75%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) UNIX
2 23 (40.35%) Linux
3 21 (36.84%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) CentOS
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
1 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
2 4 (7.02%) Service Management
2 4 (7.02%) Change Management
2 4 (7.02%) Release Management
2 4 (7.02%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (7.02%) Capacity Management
3 3 (5.26%) ITIL
3 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.26%) Investment Management
3 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (5.26%) Market Making
4 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.75%) CRM
5 1 (1.75%) Workflow
5 1 (1.75%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) VBA
3 5 (8.77%) VBScript
4 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.02%) Python
5 3 (5.26%) C#
5 3 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (3.51%) Perl
6 2 (3.51%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) MOM
2 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Bloomberg
3 5 (8.77%) Fidessa
3 5 (8.77%) Reuters
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Nintex
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Sun
5 2 (3.51%) Sybase
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos
6 1 (1.75%) Charles River
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Cerner
6 1 (1.75%) Lotus
6 1 (1.75%) ION Trading