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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 425 429 411
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 168 145 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 89 72
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £190 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £256
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 14
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £12.55 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.55 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
46993 45168 41393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.76% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30139 28182 24625
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1790 1829 1978
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £39.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -6 88 £425 +21.42% 52
East of England +25 34 £325 +67.74% 6
Yorkshire -8 13 £225 -18.18% 4
South East -24 13 £275 +22.22% 14
East Midlands -2 12 £220 -20.00% 3
West Midlands -7 3 £330 +32.00% 6
North West -20 2 £325 - 3
North East -21 2 - -
South West -1 1 £338 - 5
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Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 201 (58.77%) SQL
2 105 (30.70%) Finance
3 101 (29.53%) Windows
4 93 (27.19%) UNIX
5 91 (26.61%) ITIL
6 86 (25.15%) SQL Server
7 76 (22.22%) Oracle
8 73 (21.35%) Banking
9 68 (19.88%) Front Office
10 58 (16.96%) Linux
11 53 (15.50%) Microsoft
12 45 (13.16%) Fixed Income
13 43 (12.57%) Python
13 43 (12.57%) Java
14 42 (12.28%) Perl
15 39 (11.40%) C#
15 39 (11.40%) Investment Banking
16 38 (11.11%) .NET
16 38 (11.11%) IIS
17 35 (10.23%) Equities
17 35 (10.23%) Service Management
18 34 (9.94%) Incident Management
19 31 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (7.89%) SharePoint
21 26 (7.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 26 (7.60%) Change Management
22 25 (7.31%) Relational Database
23 24 (7.02%) Degree
23 24 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
24 23 (6.73%) MS Excel

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 38 (11.11%) IIS
2 27 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.09%) Apache
3 14 (4.09%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.63%) JBoss
4 9 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.17%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.17%) CMS
5 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.58%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.29%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 23 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.05%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.58%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.63%) thinkFolio
2 7 (2.05%) Agresso
3 5 (1.46%) LatentZero
3 5 (1.46%) Front Arena
4 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.17%) ION MarketView
4 4 (1.17%) Markit EDM
4 4 (1.17%) OPENHousing
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.88%) Tesseract
5 3 (0.88%) Minerva
5 3 (0.88%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.88%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.58%) arcHouse
6 2 (0.58%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (0.58%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.58%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.58%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) PaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.26%) Internet
2 13 (3.80%) Firewall
3 9 (2.63%) LDAP
3 9 (2.63%) DNS
4 7 (2.05%) FTP
5 6 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.46%) Intranet
7 4 (1.17%) DHCP
7 4 (1.17%) HTTP
8 3 (0.88%) SMTP
8 3 (0.88%) SSL
8 3 (0.88%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.58%) Extranet
10 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.29%) NAS
10 1 (0.29%) SAN
10 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (25.15%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.31%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.68%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.80%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.75%) MySQL
11 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.88%) DTS
11 3 (0.88%) Data Mart
11 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.58%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (3.80%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.92%) Subversion
3 6 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.17%) Maven
4 4 (1.17%) Ant
4 4 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.17%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.88%) Introscope
5 3 (0.88%) JIRA
6 2 (0.58%) MSI
7 1 (0.29%) PVCS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.29%) WiX
General
1 105 (30.70%) Finance
2 73 (21.35%) Banking
3 68 (19.88%) Front Office
4 39 (11.40%) Investment Banking
5 23 (6.73%) Back Office
6 10 (2.92%) Legal
7 7 (2.05%) Retail
7 7 (2.05%) Advertising
7 7 (2.05%) Marketing
8 6 (1.75%) German Language
9 5 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.88%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) Automotive
12 1 (0.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.11%) .NET
2 23 (6.73%) XML
3 17 (4.97%) FIX Protocol
4 15 (4.39%) ASP.NET
5 10 (2.92%) Web Services
6 9 (2.63%) J2EE
7 8 (2.34%) CGI
7 8 (2.34%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (2.05%) Middleware
9 6 (1.75%) WCF
10 5 (1.46%) Spring
11 4 (1.17%) Classic ASP
12 3 (0.88%) JDBC
12 3 (0.88%) NHibernate
12 3 (0.88%) Java EE
12 3 (0.88%) Application Packaging
12 3 (0.88%) LINQ
12 3 (0.88%) jQuery
12 3 (0.88%) StructureMap
12 3 (0.88%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.16%) Fixed Income
2 35 (10.23%) Equities
3 31 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (7.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (5.26%) Derivative
6 17 (4.97%) NHS
7 9 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.34%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.05%) SWIFT
9 7 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.05%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.17%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.88%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.88%) iSeries
12 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.58%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 101 (29.53%) Windows
2 93 (27.19%) UNIX
3 58 (16.96%) Linux
4 14 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.17%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.17%) Solaris
9 3 (0.88%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.88%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (26.61%) ITIL
2 35 (10.23%) Service Management
3 34 (9.94%) Incident Management
4 26 (7.60%) Change Management
5 24 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (5.85%) Workflow
7 16 (4.68%) Problem Management
8 14 (4.09%) Risk Management
9 13 (3.80%) Asset Management
9 13 (3.80%) CRM
9 13 (3.80%) Electronic Trading
9 13 (3.80%) Investment Management
10 11 (3.22%) Release Management
10 11 (3.22%) Project Management
10 11 (3.22%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (3.22%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (2.92%) Low Latency
11 10 (2.92%) SDLC
11 10 (2.92%) Waterfall
12 9 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (58.77%) SQL
2 43 (12.57%) Python
2 43 (12.57%) Java
3 42 (12.28%) Perl
4 39 (11.40%) C#
5 23 (6.73%) T-SQL
6 20 (5.85%) PowerShell
7 19 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 19 (5.56%) VBA
8 18 (5.26%) VB
9 16 (4.68%) VBScript
9 16 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.80%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.63%) Korn
12 7 (2.05%) C++
13 5 (1.46%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.88%) PHP
14 3 (0.88%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (7.02%) Degree
2 13 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.29%) MCP
7 1 (0.29%) MCSE
7 1 (0.29%) MCSA
7 1 (0.29%) CCA
7 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.14%) SLA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 12 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) XenApp
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
4 1 (0.29%) UAG
4 1 (0.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.46%) Control-M
3 4 (1.17%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.88%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.88%) Puppet
5 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.29%) SCCM
6 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.29%) WMI
6 1 (0.29%) MOM
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 76 (22.22%) Oracle
2 53 (15.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.68%) Cognos
4 14 (4.09%) Sybase
5 11 (3.22%) IBM
6 9 (2.63%) SunGard
7 8 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.34%) Charles River
8 7 (2.05%) VMware
8 7 (2.05%) Bloomberg
8 7 (2.05%) Sun
9 6 (1.75%) Murex
9 6 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (1.75%) F5
10 5 (1.46%) ION Trading
10 5 (1.46%) Fidessa
10 5 (1.46%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.17%) Citrix
11 4 (1.17%) CODA
11 4 (1.17%) Capita
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