The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 382 411 429
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 223 171 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 101 83
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£345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £235 £300
% change year-on-year
+38.29% -21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.57 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.27 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -20.00%
Applications Support Analyst
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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 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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
London -1 91 £379 +8.21% 28
East of England +37 46 £325 +85.71% 13
Yorkshire -2 31 £369 +34.70% 6
North West -12 21 £300 - 11
South East -19 16 £220 -6.38% 9
East Midlands -1 10 £260 -13.33% 2
South West -11 6 £275 -8.33% 8
North East -30 3 - -
West Midlands -10 1 - - 2
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Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 224 (60.87%) SQL
2 135 (36.68%) Finance
3 107 (29.08%) Windows
4 99 (26.90%) SQL Server
5 88 (23.91%) ITIL
6 72 (19.57%) UNIX
7 66 (17.93%) Oracle
8 63 (17.12%) .NET
9 62 (16.85%) Microsoft
10 60 (16.30%) Banking
11 58 (15.76%) IIS
12 53 (14.40%) Java
13 47 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (11.96%) Front Office
15 42 (11.41%) Linux
16 41 (11.14%) C#
17 36 (9.78%) SharePoint
18 35 (9.51%) Perl
19 34 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 33 (8.97%) PowerShell
21 32 (8.70%) JavaScript
21 32 (8.70%) Python
21 32 (8.70%) MS Excel
21 32 (8.70%) CRM
21 32 (8.70%) SLA
22 31 (8.42%) Service Management
22 31 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
23 30 (8.15%) Workflow
24 29 (7.88%) Investment Banking
24 29 (7.88%) Equities

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 58 (15.76%) IIS
2 36 (9.78%) SharePoint
3 28 (7.61%) JBoss
4 12 (3.26%) Apache
5 11 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.09%) CMS
8 4 (1.09%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 3 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.54%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.89%) MS Office
3 4 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 21 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.45%) thinkFolio
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.09%) OPENHousing
5 4 (1.09%) LatentZero
5 4 (1.09%) Agresso
5 4 (1.09%) Front Arena
6 3 (0.82%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.82%) Minerva
6 3 (0.82%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.82%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.54%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.54%) MIS ActiveH
7 2 (0.54%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.54%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.54%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.54%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.08%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.35%) Internet
2 11 (2.99%) DNS
2 11 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.90%) LDAP
3 7 (1.90%) Firewall
4 4 (1.09%) HTTP
5 3 (0.82%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.82%) SMTP
5 3 (0.82%) DHCP
5 3 (0.82%) FTP
5 3 (0.82%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.82%) SSL
5 3 (0.82%) Extranet
6 2 (0.54%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) SAN
7 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.27%) NAS
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (26.90%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (3.80%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.90%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.36%) MySQL
14 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.82%) DTS
15 3 (0.82%) DB2
16 2 (0.54%) MS Access
16 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
16 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.45%) Subversion
3 8 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.63%) JIRA
4 6 (1.63%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.82%) Introscope
7 2 (0.54%) Ant
7 2 (0.54%) Maven
8 1 (0.27%) Toad
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 135 (36.68%) Finance
2 60 (16.30%) Banking
3 44 (11.96%) Front Office
4 29 (7.88%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.99%) Back Office
6 9 (2.45%) Legal
7 7 (1.90%) Retail
7 7 (1.90%) Advertising
8 6 (1.63%) Marketing
8 6 (1.63%) German Language
9 5 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.54%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.12%) .NET
2 25 (6.79%) XML
3 17 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 16 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (3.53%) HTML
6 12 (3.26%) Web Services
7 8 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (1.90%) WCF
9 6 (1.63%) CSS
10 5 (1.36%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.09%) Middleware
11 4 (1.09%) Software Packaging
11 4 (1.09%) Application Packaging
11 4 (1.09%) Classic ASP
11 4 (1.09%) ODBC
12 3 (0.82%) J2EE
12 3 (0.82%) JDBC
12 3 (0.82%) LINQ
12 3 (0.82%) jQuery
12 3 (0.82%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.88%) Equities
3 28 (7.61%) Fixed Income
4 16 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (3.80%) Derivative
6 12 (3.26%) NHS
7 9 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.17%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.09%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.82%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.82%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.82%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.54%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.54%) User Experience
12 2 (0.54%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.54%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 107 (29.08%) Windows
2 72 (19.57%) UNIX
3 42 (11.41%) Linux
4 25 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.82%) CentOS
8 3 (0.82%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.82%) Solaris
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (23.91%) ITIL
2 32 (8.70%) CRM
3 31 (8.42%) Service Management
4 30 (8.15%) Workflow
5 26 (7.07%) E-Commerce
5 26 (7.07%) Incident Management
6 25 (6.79%) Problem Management
7 24 (6.52%) Change Management
7 24 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (4.89%) Analytics
9 17 (4.62%) Validation
10 15 (4.08%) Asset Management
10 15 (4.08%) Web Analytics
11 14 (3.80%) Risk Management
11 14 (3.80%) Project Management
11 14 (3.80%) SOA
12 12 (3.26%) ITSM
12 12 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (3.26%) Investment Management
13 11 (2.99%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (60.87%) SQL
2 53 (14.40%) Java
3 41 (11.14%) C#
4 35 (9.51%) Perl
5 33 (8.97%) PowerShell
6 32 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 32 (8.70%) Python
7 26 (7.07%) T-SQL
8 20 (5.43%) VB
9 18 (4.89%) Shell Script
10 15 (4.08%) VBScript
11 14 (3.80%) VBA
12 8 (2.17%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.36%) C++
14 4 (1.09%) PHP
14 4 (1.09%) VB6
15 3 (0.82%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.54%) Korn
17 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 16 (4.35%) Degree
2 12 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.36%) MCP
6 1 (0.27%) MCSE
6 1 (0.27%) MCSA
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.70%) SLA
2 4 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (4.62%) Puppet
2 9 (2.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (1.90%) Nagios
4 5 (1.36%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.09%) Opsview
6 3 (0.82%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.82%) SCCM
6 3 (0.82%) Control-M
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.27%) WMI
7 1 (0.27%) MOM
7 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.27%) Netcool
7 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 66 (17.93%) Oracle
2 62 (16.85%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.89%) Google
4 16 (4.35%) Sybase
4 16 (4.35%) Software AG
4 16 (4.35%) webMethods
5 13 (3.53%) Splunk
6 12 (3.26%) Cognos
7 11 (2.99%) IBM
7 11 (2.99%) MicroStrategy
7 11 (2.99%) VMware
8 8 (2.17%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.17%) SunGard
9 6 (1.63%) Fidessa
9 6 (1.63%) Charles River
9 6 (1.63%) Thunderhead
10 5 (1.36%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.36%) CODA
10 5 (1.36%) HP
10 5 (1.36%) Citrix
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