The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 480 415 408
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 150 204 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.40% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 125 103
Median daily rate £310 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 22
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.89% +8.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.32 £30.00 £31.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £26.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +29.62%
Applications Support Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 73 £375 -6.25% 39
South East +14 31 £275 +10.00% 16
South West +10 11 £310 -12.98% 7
East of England -14 9 £261 -19.84% 6
West Midlands -17 9 £375 -21.05% 2
Yorkshire -9 8 £225 -24.36% 5
North West -8 4 £243 -19.16% 4
North East -41 3 - - 1
Midlands - 2 £325 -
Applications Support Analyst
UK

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 England region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 159 (51.29%) SQL
2 106 (34.19%) ITIL
3 91 (29.35%) Windows
4 89 (28.71%) Finance
5 83 (26.77%) Linux
6 78 (25.16%) Oracle
7 75 (24.19%) Unix
8 60 (19.35%) Java
9 51 (16.45%) SQL Server
10 44 (14.19%) Banking
11 39 (12.58%) Microsoft
12 35 (11.29%) Front Office
12 35 (11.29%) Windows Server
13 28 (9.03%) Tomcat
14 26 (8.39%) Python
14 26 (8.39%) Perl
14 26 (8.39%) Change Management
15 25 (8.06%) IIS
15 25 (8.06%) Problem Management
16 24 (7.74%) .NET
17 23 (7.42%) Oracle Database
17 23 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 22 (7.10%) Derivative
18 22 (7.10%) CRM
19 21 (6.77%) XML
19 21 (6.77%) PL/SQL
19 21 (6.77%) Shell Script
19 21 (6.77%) Fixed Income
19 21 (6.77%) Incident Management
20 20 (6.45%) Analytical Skills

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 28 (9.03%) Tomcat
2 25 (8.06%) IIS
3 17 (5.48%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.16%) Apache
5 9 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.90%) JBoss
6 7 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.94%) Documentum
7 6 (1.94%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.61%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.29%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.97%) CMS
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.65%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.65%) Captiva
11 2 (0.65%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.81%) MS Office
3 5 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.65%) CATIA
6 1 (0.32%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.26%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.94%) CSG Singleview
3 5 (1.61%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (1.29%) Maximo
5 3 (0.97%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.65%) Exstream
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.65%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.32%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.32%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.32%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.32%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.32%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.29%) Office 365
2 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.90%) Firewall
2 7 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.94%) HTTP
4 5 (1.61%) DNS
4 5 (1.61%) Internet
4 5 (1.61%) Multicast
4 5 (1.61%) PuTTY
4 5 (1.61%) SSL
5 4 (1.29%) SMTP
6 3 (0.97%) FTP
7 2 (0.65%) Intranet
7 2 (0.65%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.32%) LDAP
8 1 (0.32%) Network Security
8 1 (0.32%) S/MIME
8 1 (0.32%) SAN
8 1 (0.32%) SSH
8 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.45%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.42%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (2.90%) MS Access
6 7 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.94%) QlikView
7 6 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.94%) SAP BI
8 5 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.29%) MySQL
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.65%) DB2
10 2 (0.65%) Essbase
10 2 (0.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (4.84%) JIRA
2 9 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (2.58%) Log4j
4 5 (1.61%) Subversion
5 4 (1.29%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.65%) Toad
7 1 (0.32%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.32%) JUnit
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (28.71%) Finance
2 44 (14.19%) Banking
3 35 (11.29%) Front Office
4 19 (6.13%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.23%) Back Office
5 10 (3.23%) Law
6 8 (2.58%) Retail
7 7 (2.26%) Advertising
7 7 (2.26%) Billing
8 6 (1.94%) Legal
9 5 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.97%) Automotive
11 3 (0.97%) German Language
11 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.65%) French Language
12 2 (0.65%) Local Government
13 1 (0.32%) Electronics
13 1 (0.32%) Marketing
13 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.74%) .NET
2 21 (6.77%) XML
3 19 (6.13%) FIX Protocol
4 16 (5.16%) Web Services
5 13 (4.19%) HTML
5 13 (4.19%) J2SE
6 10 (3.23%) J2EE
7 9 (2.90%) XSLT
8 8 (2.58%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.58%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.58%) XML Schema
9 7 (2.26%) CSS
9 7 (2.26%) Spring
10 6 (1.94%) Classic ASP
10 6 (1.94%) Middleware
10 6 (1.94%) Rendezvous
10 6 (1.94%) REST
10 6 (1.94%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (1.61%) Apache Camel
11 5 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.10%) Derivative
2 21 (6.77%) Fixed Income
3 20 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (5.16%) Equities
6 10 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.90%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.94%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.61%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.29%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.29%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.29%) iPad
11 3 (0.97%) EPoS
11 3 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.97%) NHS
12 2 (0.65%) Statistics
12 2 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 91 (29.35%) Windows
2 83 (26.77%) Linux
3 75 (24.19%) Unix
4 35 (11.29%) Windows Server
5 23 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.55%) Solaris
7 10 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.61%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.29%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.65%) AIX
12 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.32%) Android
13 1 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (34.19%) ITIL
2 26 (8.39%) Change Management
3 25 (8.06%) Problem Management
4 22 (7.10%) CRM
5 21 (6.77%) Incident Management
6 18 (5.81%) Business Analysis
7 17 (5.48%) Release Management
8 14 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (4.52%) Service Delivery
9 13 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (3.87%) Asset Management
10 12 (3.87%) Electronic Trading
10 12 (3.87%) Service Management
11 11 (3.55%) SDLC
12 10 (3.23%) Document Management
13 9 (2.90%) Investment Management
13 9 (2.90%) ITSM
13 9 (2.90%) Risk Management
13 9 (2.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 159 (51.29%) SQL
2 60 (19.35%) Java
3 26 (8.39%) Perl
3 26 (8.39%) Python
4 21 (6.77%) PL/SQL
4 21 (6.77%) Shell Script
5 15 (4.84%) VBA
6 13 (4.19%) Bash Shell
6 13 (4.19%) C++
6 13 (4.19%) VB
7 12 (3.87%) PHP
8 11 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.26%) C
9 7 (2.26%) C#
10 6 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.61%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.97%) Groovy
13 2 (0.65%) COBOL
13 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (4.84%) Degree
2 14 (4.52%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.29%) MCSE
5 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) CCNA
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.32%) CISSP
6 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) MCP
6 1 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.48%) SLA
2 13 (4.19%) QA
3 3 (0.97%) HL7
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.94%) Terminal Services
3 5 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (5.81%) Control-M
2 9 (2.90%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.29%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.97%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (0.97%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.65%) Cacti
5 2 (0.65%) Opsview
5 2 (0.65%) SCCM
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) OpenView
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 78 (25.16%) Oracle
2 39 (12.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.45%) IBM
4 18 (5.81%) Sybase
5 16 (5.16%) Red Hat
5 16 (5.16%) Remedy
6 12 (3.87%) Fidessa
7 11 (3.55%) SAP
8 9 (2.90%) Citrix
8 9 (2.90%) Civica
9 6 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.94%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.61%) Charles River
10 5 (1.61%) iManage
10 5 (1.61%) Northgate
10 5 (1.61%) Reuters
10 5 (1.61%) Splunk
10 5 (1.61%) Trayport
11 4 (1.29%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.29%) ThinPrint
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