The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Applications Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 475 436 424
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 139 183 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.38% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 116 104
Median daily rate £363 £350 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Median hourly rate £24.25 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.47% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £17.30 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £25.50 £30.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
Applications Support Analyst
UK

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
46528 48328 46308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30643 30970 28843
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1841 1899
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 72 £425 +3.03% 35
South East +23 33 £275 - 20
West Midlands -14 9 £350 +6.06% 6
South West +7 7 £310 -12.98% 8
East of England -18 6 £240 -26.15% 6
Yorkshire -8 5 £288 +27.77% 9
North East -56 3 - - 1
North West -7 2 - - 8
Midlands - 2 £325 -
Applications Support Analyst
UK

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Applications Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 160 (50.96%) SQL
2 103 (32.80%) ITIL
3 98 (31.21%) Windows
4 86 (27.39%) Linux
4 86 (27.39%) Finance
5 77 (24.52%) Unix
6 74 (23.57%) Oracle
7 59 (18.79%) Java
8 58 (18.47%) SQL Server
9 49 (15.61%) Banking
10 47 (14.97%) Microsoft
11 41 (13.06%) Front Office
12 37 (11.78%) Windows Server
13 35 (11.15%) .NET
14 31 (9.87%) Change Management
15 28 (8.92%) Tomcat
16 27 (8.60%) Python
16 27 (8.60%) XML
17 26 (8.28%) MS Excel
18 25 (7.96%) IIS
18 25 (7.96%) Problem Management
19 24 (7.64%) Fixed Income
20 23 (7.32%) CRM
20 23 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 23 (7.32%) Derivative
20 23 (7.32%) Oracle Database
21 22 (7.01%) Perl
22 21 (6.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 21 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
22 21 (6.69%) Investment Banking

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (8.92%) Tomcat
2 25 (7.96%) IIS
3 17 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.14%) Apache
5 10 (3.18%) JBoss
6 6 (1.91%) Documentum
7 5 (1.59%) CMS
7 5 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.27%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.64%) Captiva
10 2 (0.64%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.73%) MS Office
3 8 (2.55%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.91%) CSG Singleview
2 5 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.59%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.27%) Maximo
4 3 (0.96%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.96%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.64%) Exstream
5 2 (0.64%) Misys Opics
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.64%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.32%) RMDS
6 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.96%) Office 365
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.87%) Firewall
2 7 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.91%) HTTP
4 5 (1.59%) DNS
4 5 (1.59%) Internet
4 5 (1.59%) Multicast
4 5 (1.59%) PuTTY
4 5 (1.59%) SSL
5 4 (1.27%) SMTP
6 3 (0.96%) FTP
7 2 (0.64%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.32%) Intranet
8 1 (0.32%) LDAP
8 1 (0.32%) Network Security
8 1 (0.32%) S/MIME
8 1 (0.32%) SAN
8 1 (0.32%) SSH
8 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 13 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.18%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.87%) MS Access
5 9 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.91%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.59%) QlikView
8 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.64%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.78%) JIRA
2 9 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (2.55%) Log4j
4 5 (1.59%) Subversion
5 4 (1.27%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.64%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.64%) Toad
6 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.32%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.32%) JUnit
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.32%) VisualVM
General
1 86 (27.39%) Finance
2 49 (15.61%) Banking
3 41 (13.06%) Front Office
4 21 (6.69%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.46%) Back Office
6 9 (2.87%) Retail
7 8 (2.55%) Billing
8 6 (1.91%) Advertising
8 6 (1.91%) Law
8 6 (1.91%) Legal
9 5 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.64%) French Language
11 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.15%) .NET
2 27 (8.60%) XML
3 21 (6.69%) FIX Protocol
4 20 (6.37%) Web Services
5 17 (5.41%) HTML
6 13 (4.14%) J2EE
6 13 (4.14%) J2SE
7 10 (3.18%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.87%) Classic ASP
8 9 (2.87%) XSLT
9 8 (2.55%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.55%) XML Schema
10 7 (2.23%) CSS
10 7 (2.23%) Middleware
11 6 (1.91%) Rendezvous
11 6 (1.91%) REST
11 6 (1.91%) Spring
12 5 (1.59%) Apache Camel
12 5 (1.59%) SOAP
13 4 (1.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.64%) Fixed Income
2 23 (7.32%) Derivative
3 21 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (5.73%) Equities
5 14 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.50%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.27%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.27%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.96%) EPoS
9 3 (0.96%) NHS
10 2 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.64%) iPad
10 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.64%) Statistics
11 1 (0.32%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 98 (31.21%) Windows
2 86 (27.39%) Linux
3 77 (24.52%) Unix
4 37 (11.78%) Windows Server
5 23 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.82%) Solaris
7 10 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.91%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.27%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.64%) AIX
12 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.64%) SUSE
13 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (32.80%) ITIL
2 31 (9.87%) Change Management
3 25 (7.96%) Problem Management
4 23 (7.32%) CRM
5 20 (6.37%) Incident Management
6 18 (5.73%) Service Delivery
7 17 (5.41%) Business Analysis
7 17 (5.41%) Release Management
8 16 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (4.46%) Electronic Trading
9 14 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (4.14%) ERP
11 11 (3.50%) Asset Management
11 11 (3.50%) SDLC
12 9 (2.87%) Document Management
12 9 (2.87%) Investment Management
12 9 (2.87%) Migration
12 9 (2.87%) Service Management
13 8 (2.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (50.96%) SQL
2 59 (18.79%) Java
3 27 (8.60%) Python
4 22 (7.01%) Perl
5 20 (6.37%) Shell Script
6 17 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 17 (5.41%) VB
6 17 (5.41%) VBA
7 13 (4.14%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.50%) C++
8 11 (3.50%) PHP
9 10 (3.18%) C#
10 9 (2.87%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.87%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.23%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.59%) C
13 3 (0.96%) Groovy
13 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.64%) VB6
15 1 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.50%) Degree
4 9 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) MCP
7 1 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.82%) QA
2 11 (3.50%) SLA
3 3 (0.96%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.91%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (4.78%) Control-M
2 8 (2.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.27%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.96%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (0.96%) Opsview
4 3 (0.96%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.64%) Cacti
5 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.64%) SCCM
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) OpenView
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 74 (23.57%) Oracle
2 47 (14.97%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.05%) IBM
3 19 (6.05%) Sybase
4 17 (5.41%) Fidessa
4 17 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.78%) Remedy
6 8 (2.55%) Civica
6 8 (2.55%) Trayport
7 7 (2.23%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.23%) SAP
7 7 (2.23%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.91%) Citrix
8 6 (1.91%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (1.91%) Reuters
8 6 (1.91%) Splunk
8 6 (1.91%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.59%) Charles River
9 5 (1.59%) HP
10 4 (1.27%) Siebel
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