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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 429 414 395
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 150 140 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.32% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 77
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.54% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.75 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £16.00 £18.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £20.45 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
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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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 105 £350 -2.09% 33
South East -14 18 £250 +7.52% 18
East of England +7 7 £250 -23.07% 9
West Midlands -8 6 £330 +12.34% 5
Yorkshire -21 6 £225 -11.76% 6
East Midlands -8 4 - - 3
North West -20 3 £275 -
South West +10 1 £338 - 5
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Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 193 (59.75%) SQL
2 105 (32.51%) Windows
3 99 (30.65%) Finance
4 97 (30.03%) UNIX
5 82 (25.39%) SQL Server
6 77 (23.84%) ITIL
7 71 (21.98%) Banking
8 68 (21.05%) Front Office
8 68 (21.05%) Oracle
9 58 (17.96%) Linux
10 46 (14.24%) Microsoft
10 46 (14.24%) Fixed Income
11 44 (13.62%) .NET
12 42 (13.00%) Python
13 41 (12.69%) C#
14 39 (12.07%) Perl
15 34 (10.53%) Java
16 33 (10.22%) Investment Banking
16 33 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (9.91%) Back Office
17 32 (9.91%) IIS
18 29 (8.98%) Equities
19 26 (8.05%) T-SQL
19 26 (8.05%) MS Excel
19 26 (8.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 25 (7.74%) XML
21 24 (7.43%) Shell Script
21 24 (7.43%) Incident Management
21 24 (7.43%) Degree
22 20 (6.19%) Relational Database

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (9.91%) IIS
2 16 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.10%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.79%) Apache
5 5 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.93%) CMS
7 3 (0.93%) JBoss
7 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.62%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (2.79%) thinkFolio
2 8 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.86%) Agresso
4 5 (1.55%) LatentZero
4 5 (1.55%) Front Arena
5 4 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (1.24%) ION MarketView
5 4 (1.24%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.93%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.93%) Minerva
6 3 (0.93%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.93%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.62%) ZaiNet
7 2 (0.62%) assyst
7 2 (0.62%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.62%) Aligne
7 2 (0.62%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.62%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.62%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.72%) Internet
2 10 (3.10%) Firewall
3 9 (2.79%) DNS
3 9 (2.79%) FTP
4 8 (2.48%) LDAP
5 5 (1.55%) DHCP
6 4 (1.24%) Intranet
7 3 (0.93%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.62%) Extranet
8 2 (0.62%) VPN
8 2 (0.62%) HTTP
8 2 (0.62%) SSH
9 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (25.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.24%) MySQL
10 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.93%) Data Mart
10 3 (0.93%) DTS
10 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.62%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.62%) OLAP
11 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.17%) Subversion
3 5 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.93%) Introscope
4 3 (0.93%) Maven
4 3 (0.93%) Ant
5 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.62%) MSI
6 1 (0.31%) PVCS
6 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.31%) Toad
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.31%) WiX
6 1 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 99 (30.65%) Finance
2 71 (21.98%) Banking
3 68 (21.05%) Front Office
4 33 (10.22%) Investment Banking
5 32 (9.91%) Back Office
6 9 (2.79%) Marketing
7 8 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.17%) Legal
8 7 (2.17%) Advertising
9 6 (1.86%) German Language
9 6 (1.86%) Retail
9 6 (1.86%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.24%) Electronics
12 3 (0.93%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.31%) Games
14 1 (0.31%) Automotive
14 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.62%) .NET
2 25 (7.74%) XML
3 17 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
3 17 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.79%) Web Services
4 9 (2.79%) CGI
5 8 (2.48%) J2EE
6 7 (2.17%) HTML
6 7 (2.17%) Middleware
7 6 (1.86%) WCF
8 5 (1.55%) jQuery
9 4 (1.24%) Classic ASP
10 3 (0.93%) Spring
10 3 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.93%) AutoMapper
10 3 (0.93%) StructureMap
10 3 (0.93%) LINQ
10 3 (0.93%) Java EE
10 3 (0.93%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.24%) Fixed Income
2 33 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (8.98%) Equities
4 26 (8.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (5.88%) Derivative
6 16 (4.95%) NHS
7 9 (2.79%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (2.17%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.17%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.24%) DTV
10 4 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.93%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.93%) iSeries
12 2 (0.62%) Statistics
12 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 105 (32.51%) Windows
2 97 (30.03%) UNIX
3 58 (17.96%) Linux
4 14 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.55%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.24%) Solaris
9 3 (0.93%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.62%) CentOS
11 1 (0.31%) AIX
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.31%) Android
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.84%) ITIL
2 24 (7.43%) Incident Management
3 20 (6.19%) Service Management
4 19 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (5.26%) Change Management
6 14 (4.33%) Problem Management
7 13 (4.02%) Electronic Trading
8 12 (3.72%) Investment Management
8 12 (3.72%) CRM
8 12 (3.72%) Asset Management
9 11 (3.41%) Release Management
10 10 (3.10%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (2.79%) BCP
11 9 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (2.79%) Low Latency
12 8 (2.48%) Waterfall
12 8 (2.48%) Risk Management
12 8 (2.48%) Workflow
12 8 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 193 (59.75%) SQL
2 42 (13.00%) Python
3 41 (12.69%) C#
4 39 (12.07%) Perl
5 34 (10.53%) Java
6 26 (8.05%) T-SQL
7 24 (7.43%) Shell Script
8 17 (5.26%) JavaScript
9 16 (4.95%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.33%) VBScript
10 14 (4.33%) VBA
11 13 (4.02%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.72%) VB
13 11 (3.41%) Korn
14 8 (2.48%) C++
15 6 (1.86%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.93%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.93%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.93%) ActionScript 2.0
17 2 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 24 (7.43%) Degree
2 10 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (2.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.62%) CCA
5 2 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.31%) MCP
6 1 (0.31%) MCSE
6 1 (0.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.02%) SLA
2 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 13 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.93%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) XenApp
3 2 (0.62%) vSphere
3 2 (0.62%) UAG
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.79%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.24%) Control-M
3 3 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.93%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.62%) Puppet
4 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.31%) OpenView
5 1 (0.31%) MOM
5 1 (0.31%) SCCM
5 1 (0.31%) WMI
Vendors
1 68 (21.05%) Oracle
2 46 (14.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.41%) Cognos
3 11 (3.41%) Sybase
3 11 (3.41%) Bloomberg
4 8 (2.48%) Fidessa
4 8 (2.48%) IBM
5 7 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.17%) Charles River
5 7 (2.17%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.86%) F5
6 6 (1.86%) Sun
6 6 (1.86%) Murex
6 6 (1.86%) SAP
6 6 (1.86%) VMware
7 5 (1.55%) ION Trading
7 5 (1.55%) Citrix
7 5 (1.55%) SunGard
7 5 (1.55%) Reuters
8 4 (1.24%) Akamai
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