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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 415 396 361
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -35
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 142 143 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 76 106
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£388 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £171 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 15
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +13.88%
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 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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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 +25 91 £450 +24.13% 38
South East -17 27 £325 +4.00% 11
East of England -1 7 £220 -12.00% 4
West Midlands +4 5 £273 -28.28% 2
Yorkshire -7 5 £155 -13.88% 1
North West -9 3 - - 7
East Midlands - 3 £170 - 3
South West -21 1 £200 - 6
North East - - - -
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Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 190 (60.32%) SQL
2 112 (35.56%) Windows
3 108 (34.29%) UNIX
4 92 (29.21%) Finance
5 79 (25.08%) Oracle
6 75 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 69 (21.90%) Front Office
8 67 (21.27%) ITIL
9 59 (18.73%) Linux
10 52 (16.51%) Banking
11 44 (13.97%) Microsoft
12 38 (12.06%) Perl
13 32 (10.16%) .NET
14 30 (9.52%) MS Excel
14 30 (9.52%) Back Office
15 29 (9.21%) MS Office
16 28 (8.89%) Investment Banking
16 28 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (8.25%) Degree
18 24 (7.62%) Derivative
18 24 (7.62%) Shell Script
19 23 (7.30%) Java
19 23 (7.30%) C#
19 23 (7.30%) Fixed Income
19 23 (7.30%) Equities
20 21 (6.67%) T-SQL
20 21 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
21 20 (6.35%) Change Control
21 20 (6.35%) Python
22 19 (6.03%) JavaScript

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 9 (2.86%) IIS
2 8 (2.54%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.27%) Apache
3 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.32%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.32%) Documentum
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 30 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (4.76%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.27%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.27%) Agresso
3 3 (0.95%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.63%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.63%) assyst
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.63%) Endur
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.63%) ZaiNet
4 2 (0.63%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.63%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.63%) Aligne
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.32%) IaaS
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.86%) FTP
2 7 (2.22%) SSH
3 6 (1.90%) Firewall
3 6 (1.90%) DNS
3 6 (1.90%) VPN
4 5 (1.59%) Internet
4 5 (1.59%) SSL
5 3 (0.95%) Intranet
5 3 (0.95%) DHCP
5 3 (0.95%) HTTP
5 3 (0.95%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
7 1 (0.32%) Extranet
7 1 (0.32%) LAN
7 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.03%) Relational Database
2 19 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.59%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.27%) MySQL
9 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.63%) Big Data
10 2 (0.63%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.32%) Cognos Query Studio
11 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.13%) JIRA
3 10 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.27%) Serena SBM
6 2 (0.63%) Toad
6 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.32%) PVCS
General
1 92 (29.21%) Finance
2 69 (21.90%) Front Office
3 52 (16.51%) Banking
4 30 (9.52%) Back Office
5 28 (8.89%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.49%) Legal
7 7 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.59%) Law
8 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.27%) Marketing
9 4 (1.27%) Electronics
10 3 (0.95%) Advertising
10 3 (0.95%) Retail
11 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Games
12 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.16%) .NET
2 17 (5.40%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (4.44%) HTML
4 12 (3.81%) ASP.NET
5 10 (3.17%) jQuery
6 9 (2.86%) CSS
6 9 (2.86%) CGI
7 8 (2.54%) Middleware
8 5 (1.59%) XML
9 4 (1.27%) J2EE
9 4 (1.27%) Web Services
10 3 (0.95%) Rendezvous
11 2 (0.63%) EDI
12 1 (0.32%) ODBC
12 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.32%) Java EE
12 1 (0.32%) JSON
12 1 (0.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.62%) Derivative
3 23 (7.30%) Fixed Income
3 23 (7.30%) Equities
4 19 (6.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (5.08%) NHS
6 8 (2.54%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.59%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.27%) EFT
10 4 (1.27%) DTV
10 4 (1.27%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.63%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.63%) VLE
12 2 (0.63%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.63%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 112 (35.56%) Windows
2 108 (34.29%) UNIX
3 59 (18.73%) Linux
4 21 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.49%) AIX
6 10 (3.17%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.59%) HPUX
9 4 (1.27%) Solaris
9 4 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Android
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.27%) ITIL
2 20 (6.35%) Change Control
3 17 (5.40%) Change Management
4 16 (5.08%) Service Delivery
4 16 (5.08%) Asset Management
5 15 (4.76%) Investment Management
5 15 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 15 (4.76%) Migration
6 12 (3.81%) Business Continuity
7 11 (3.49%) Service Management
8 10 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (2.86%) Release Management
9 9 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (2.86%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.54%) Risk Management
10 8 (2.54%) Configuration Management
10 8 (2.54%) CRM
10 8 (2.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (2.54%) Electronic Trading
10 8 (2.54%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 190 (60.32%) SQL
2 38 (12.06%) Perl
3 24 (7.62%) Shell Script
4 23 (7.30%) Java
4 23 (7.30%) C#
5 21 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 20 (6.35%) Python
7 19 (6.03%) JavaScript
7 19 (6.03%) Korn
8 16 (5.08%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.81%) VB
10 10 (3.17%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.22%) VBA
11 7 (2.22%) C++
12 5 (1.59%) ActionScript 2.0
12 5 (1.59%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.59%) ActionScript
13 4 (1.27%) VBScript
13 4 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (8.25%) Degree
2 6 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.63%) CCA
4 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.40%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.63%) XenApp
2 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.63%) UAG
2 2 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.59%) Control-M
2 4 (1.27%) SCCM
3 3 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.32%) Foglight
Vendors
1 79 (25.08%) Oracle
2 44 (13.97%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.44%) Charles River
3 14 (4.44%) Sybase
4 13 (4.13%) thinkFolio
4 13 (4.13%) Business Objects
4 13 (4.13%) Bloomberg
5 9 (2.86%) Citrix
6 8 (2.54%) HP
7 7 (2.22%) SAP
7 7 (2.22%) Informatica
7 7 (2.22%) IBM
8 6 (1.90%) Reuters
9 5 (1.59%) Murex
9 5 (1.59%) Fidessa
10 4 (1.27%) SimCorp
10 4 (1.27%) Serena
10 4 (1.27%) Sun
10 4 (1.27%) Cerner
10 4 (1.27%) TIBCO
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