The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 73 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%
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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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1307 1039 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.54% 92.36% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 529 309
Average daily rate £390 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 22
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.35 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.84% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Support Analyst
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) SMS
6 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Introscope

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Introscope
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SAP