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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 401 421 405
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 184 148 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 93 96
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£325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £176 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 14
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £16.30 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.79 £92.75 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.47% -2.85%
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +44 119 £350 -9.67% 47
South East +11 21 £235 -21.66% 11
West Midlands -8 12 £238 -19.14% 4
East of England -23 10 £250 -16.66% 5
South West -40 7 £288 +5.50% 6
North East - 7 £188 -
North West -13 5 £325 +1.56% 4
Yorkshire -6 4 £274 +54.22%
East Midlands +4 2 - - 2
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Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 171 (53.11%) SQL
2 121 (37.58%) Windows
3 115 (35.71%) UNIX
4 100 (31.06%) Finance
5 94 (29.19%) SQL Server
6 92 (28.57%) Oracle
7 71 (22.05%) ITIL
8 53 (16.46%) Linux
9 44 (13.66%) .NET
10 41 (12.73%) Java
10 41 (12.73%) Banking
11 38 (11.80%) Front Office
12 35 (10.87%) Microsoft
12 35 (10.87%) Oracle Database
13 28 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (8.07%) C#
14 26 (8.07%) SharePoint
15 25 (7.76%) SLA
16 24 (7.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 23 (7.14%) MS Office
17 23 (7.14%) Back Office
18 22 (6.83%) Service Delivery
18 22 (6.83%) Investment Banking
18 22 (6.83%) MS Excel
19 21 (6.52%) Degree
19 21 (6.52%) Change Control
20 20 (6.21%) Problem Management
20 20 (6.21%) Perl
20 20 (6.21%) PL/SQL
21 19 (5.90%) NHS

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 26 (8.07%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.35%) IIS
3 9 (2.80%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.80%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.24%) Documentum
7 4 (1.24%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.24%) Apache
7 4 (1.24%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.93%) SAS
9 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.62%) CMS
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (7.14%) MS Office
2 22 (6.83%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.11%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.04%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.55%) Academy Housing
3 5 (1.55%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (1.24%) RMDS
4 4 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.93%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.62%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.62%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.42%) FTP
2 9 (2.80%) Internet
3 6 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.55%) HTTP
5 4 (1.24%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.93%) Firewall
6 3 (0.93%) SSL
7 2 (0.62%) DNS
7 2 (0.62%) SSH
7 2 (0.62%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.31%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (29.19%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.87%) Oracle Database
3 19 (5.90%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.86%) QlikView
12 4 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.24%) MySQL
13 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
14 2 (0.62%) DataStage
14 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.55%) JIRA
3 5 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.24%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.24%) Serena SBM
5 3 (0.93%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.93%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.93%) PVCS
6 2 (0.62%) Toad
6 2 (0.62%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 100 (31.06%) Finance
2 41 (12.73%) Banking
3 38 (11.80%) Front Office
4 23 (7.14%) Back Office
5 22 (6.83%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.42%) Retail
6 11 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (3.42%) Legal
7 7 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.86%) Law
9 3 (0.93%) Marketing
9 3 (0.93%) German Language
9 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.93%) Publishing
9 3 (0.93%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.62%) Local Government
10 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.62%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.66%) .NET
2 15 (4.66%) HTML
3 13 (4.04%) ASP.NET
4 12 (3.73%) Middleware
4 12 (3.73%) Web Services
5 10 (3.11%) XML
6 7 (2.17%) QuickFIX
6 7 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (1.55%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.55%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (1.55%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.55%) Spring
7 5 (1.55%) Classic ASP
7 5 (1.55%) J2EE
8 3 (0.93%) SOAP
8 3 (0.93%) CGI
9 2 (0.62%) ODBC
10 1 (0.31%) Spring MVC
10 1 (0.31%) COM+
10 1 (0.31%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (5.90%) NHS
4 16 (4.97%) Fixed Income
5 15 (4.66%) Derivative
6 10 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.11%) Equities
7 9 (2.80%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.17%) Statistics
8 7 (2.17%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.86%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.55%) iPad
10 5 (1.55%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.24%) AS400
12 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (0.93%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 121 (37.58%) Windows
2 115 (35.71%) UNIX
3 53 (16.46%) Linux
4 19 (5.90%) Windows 7
5 17 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.35%) Solaris
7 12 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.11%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.86%) HPUX
11 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.24%) AIX
13 3 (0.93%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.93%) MVS
14 2 (0.62%) Debian
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.31%) VME
15 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.05%) ITIL
2 22 (6.83%) Service Delivery
3 21 (6.52%) Change Control
4 20 (6.21%) Problem Management
5 19 (5.90%) Incident Management
6 18 (5.59%) Asset Management
7 17 (5.28%) CRM
7 17 (5.28%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (4.97%) Release Management
8 16 (4.97%) Service Management
9 15 (4.66%) Change Management
10 14 (4.35%) Investment Management
10 14 (4.35%) Workflow
10 14 (4.35%) Data Management
11 12 (3.73%) Configuration Management
12 10 (3.11%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.11%) ERP
12 10 (3.11%) Project Management
12 10 (3.11%) Electronic Trading
13 8 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 171 (53.11%) SQL
2 41 (12.73%) Java
3 26 (8.07%) C#
4 20 (6.21%) Perl
4 20 (6.21%) PL/SQL
5 18 (5.59%) VB
6 16 (4.97%) Shell Script
7 15 (4.66%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.73%) Python
9 11 (3.42%) JavaScript
9 11 (3.42%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.80%) Korn
11 8 (2.48%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.17%) VBA
13 6 (1.86%) VBScript
14 5 (1.55%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.55%) C++
15 2 (0.62%) PHP
15 2 (0.62%) VB6
16 1 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (6.52%) Degree
2 16 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.76%) SLA
2 9 (2.80%) QA
3 5 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.24%) COBIT
5 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
4 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.80%) ITRS Geneos
1 9 (2.80%) Control-M
2 8 (2.48%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (1.24%) SCCM
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.62%) SCOM
6 2 (0.62%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.31%) WMI
7 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.31%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.31%) Foglight
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 92 (28.57%) Oracle
2 35 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.28%) Sybase
4 13 (4.04%) Sun
5 11 (3.42%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.42%) HP
5 11 (3.42%) Citrix
6 10 (3.11%) thinkFolio
7 9 (2.80%) Cognos
7 9 (2.80%) Reuters
7 9 (2.80%) Charles River
8 8 (2.48%) Business Objects
9 7 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.17%) Informatica
10 6 (1.86%) SAP
10 6 (1.86%) Capita
11 5 (1.55%) DataSynapse
11 5 (1.55%) VMware
11 5 (1.55%) Orchard
11 5 (1.55%) SimCorp
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