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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 384 418 339
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -79
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 177 138 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.32% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 79 121
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £187 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 11
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.00 £31.83 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
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
43265 42840 38456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.50% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27090 25773 22427
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 £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1673 1859 2173
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +35 114 £450 +20.00% 38
South East -25 23 £375 +35.13% 12
East of England +17 12 £238 -13.63% 5
Yorkshire +1 12 £245 +28.94% 7
North West -20 7 £278 -46.53% 4
East Midlands +10 4 £250 +177.77% 2
West Midlands -1 4 £275 -27.63% 3
South West -10 1 £200 - 8
North East - - - -
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Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 200 (61.16%) SQL
2 118 (36.09%) Windows
3 107 (32.72%) UNIX
4 99 (30.28%) Finance
5 82 (25.08%) Oracle
6 80 (24.46%) SQL Server
7 75 (22.94%) Front Office
8 70 (21.41%) ITIL
9 65 (19.88%) Banking
10 63 (19.27%) Linux
11 48 (14.68%) Microsoft
12 37 (11.31%) Perl
13 36 (11.01%) .NET
14 34 (10.40%) Back Office
15 33 (10.09%) Investment Banking
16 32 (9.79%) MS Excel
16 32 (9.79%) Degree
16 32 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (9.48%) Fixed Income
18 30 (9.17%) Python
18 30 (9.17%) Shell Script
19 27 (8.26%) MS Office
19 27 (8.26%) Java
20 25 (7.65%) C#
20 25 (7.65%) Equities
21 21 (6.42%) T-SQL
21 21 (6.42%) Relational Database
21 21 (6.42%) Derivative
21 21 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
21 21 (6.42%) Change Control

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 14 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.98%) IIS
3 8 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.22%) Apache
4 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.31%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.31%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
Applications
1 32 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) thinkFolio
1 8 (2.45%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.53%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.22%) Agresso
3 4 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.92%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (0.61%) Endur
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.61%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.61%) assyst
5 2 (0.61%) Aligne
5 2 (0.61%) ZaiNet
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.31%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.31%) JDE World
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.31%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) PaaS
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.67%) FTP
1 12 (3.67%) Firewall
2 7 (2.14%) SSH
2 7 (2.14%) DNS
3 6 (1.83%) VPN
4 5 (1.53%) DHCP
4 5 (1.53%) SSL
4 5 (1.53%) Internet
5 3 (0.92%) Intranet
5 3 (0.92%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.92%) HTTP
5 3 (0.92%) LDAP
6 1 (0.31%) LAN
6 1 (0.31%) WAN
6 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.31%) Extranet
6 1 (0.31%) Network Security
6 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (24.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.42%) Relational Database
3 19 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.98%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.22%) MySQL
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.61%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.61%) Big Data
10 2 (0.61%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.31%) Cognos Query Studio
11 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.31%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (3.98%) JIRA
3 10 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (3.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (2.14%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.22%) Serena SBM
6 3 (0.92%) Ant
6 3 (0.92%) Maven
7 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.61%) Toad
7 2 (0.61%) MSI
8 1 (0.31%) Subversion
8 1 (0.31%) PVCS
8 1 (0.31%) WiX
General
1 99 (30.28%) Finance
2 75 (22.94%) Front Office
3 65 (19.88%) Banking
4 34 (10.40%) Back Office
5 33 (10.09%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.83%) Legal
8 6 (1.83%) Marketing
9 4 (1.22%) Advertising
9 4 (1.22%) Retail
9 4 (1.22%) Electronics
9 4 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.61%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.01%) .NET
2 16 (4.89%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (4.28%) HTML
4 12 (3.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (3.06%) XML
5 10 (3.06%) CGI
5 10 (3.06%) jQuery
6 9 (2.75%) CSS
7 8 (2.45%) Middleware
8 7 (2.14%) J2EE
9 5 (1.53%) Web Services
10 4 (1.22%) EDI
11 3 (0.92%) Spring
11 3 (0.92%) Rendezvous
12 1 (0.31%) Murex MxML
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 1 (0.31%) Ajax
12 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.31%) Java EE
12 1 (0.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.48%) Fixed Income
3 25 (7.65%) Equities
4 21 (6.42%) Derivative
5 20 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (5.20%) NHS
7 8 (2.45%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.53%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.22%) DTV
9 4 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (1.22%) EFT
9 4 (1.22%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.22%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.92%) iSeries
10 3 (0.92%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 118 (36.09%) Windows
2 107 (32.72%) UNIX
3 63 (19.27%) Linux
4 21 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.75%) AIX
6 7 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.22%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.61%) Solaris
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.31%) Android
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (21.41%) ITIL
2 21 (6.42%) Change Control
3 18 (5.50%) Service Management
3 18 (5.50%) Change Management
4 17 (5.20%) Service Delivery
4 17 (5.20%) Migration
4 17 (5.20%) Problem Management
5 14 (4.28%) Incident Management
6 13 (3.98%) Business Continuity
7 12 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (3.67%) Investment Management
8 11 (3.36%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (3.36%) Release Management
9 10 (3.06%) Electronic Trading
9 10 (3.06%) CRM
10 9 (2.75%) Configuration Management
10 9 (2.75%) Asset Management
10 9 (2.75%) Low Latency
11 8 (2.45%) Risk Management
11 8 (2.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 200 (61.16%) SQL
2 37 (11.31%) Perl
3 30 (9.17%) Python
3 30 (9.17%) Shell Script
4 27 (8.26%) Java
5 25 (7.65%) C#
6 21 (6.42%) T-SQL
7 20 (6.12%) Korn
7 20 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 19 (5.81%) JavaScript
9 13 (3.98%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.98%) VBA
10 11 (3.36%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.45%) VB
12 7 (2.14%) VBScript
12 7 (2.14%) C++
13 6 (1.83%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.53%) ActionScript
14 5 (1.53%) ActionScript 2.0
15 4 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (9.79%) Degree
2 9 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.61%) VCP4
5 2 (0.61%) CCA
5 2 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.31%) MCP
6 1 (0.31%) MCSE
6 1 (0.31%) MCSA
6 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.28%) SLA
2 2 (0.61%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.61%) XenApp
2 2 (0.61%) vSphere
2 2 (0.61%) UAG
3 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.83%) Control-M
2 5 (1.53%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.22%) SCCM
4 2 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.31%) Foglight
5 1 (0.31%) WMI
5 1 (0.31%) OpenView
5 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (25.08%) Oracle
2 48 (14.68%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.59%) Bloomberg
4 13 (3.98%) Sybase
5 10 (3.06%) Charles River
6 9 (2.75%) Citrix
7 7 (2.14%) Business Objects
7 7 (2.14%) SAP
7 7 (2.14%) Murex
8 6 (1.83%) IBM
8 6 (1.83%) Sun
8 6 (1.83%) Reuters
8 6 (1.83%) ION Trading
9 5 (1.53%) HP
9 5 (1.53%) Fidessa
10 4 (1.22%) Serena
10 4 (1.22%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.22%) Tradeweb
10 4 (1.22%) Sitecore
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