The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 138 119 126
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 6 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.41% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.44% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 14
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +34.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £235
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.32% -33.00%
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 East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2864 2255 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.29% 93.22% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1170 1425
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 239 274
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £42.50 £40.00
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 East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the East of England region.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the East of England region.

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -13 4 £250 +8.69% 2
Hertfordshire -26 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £175 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) SLA
5 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) Informatica
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) NHS
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 2 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) Lotus
8 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
8 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 2 (12.50%) Service Management
8 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle
9 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
9 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.25%) Data Structures

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Informatics
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) Lotus
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Northgate