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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 476 407 415
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 143 232 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.47% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 153 119
Median daily rate £290 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £220 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £243 £328 £250
% change year-on-year
-25.95% +31.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 23
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.26 £17.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.73 £44.00 £32.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +118.18%
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
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -52 60 £390 +20.00% 28
South East +29 30 £225 - 16
East of England -1 17 £265 -24.21% 9
South West +10 10 £325 -10.95% 7
Yorkshire -12 9 £225 -41.93% 4
North West -4 7 £315 +14.54% 6
East Midlands -11 5 £200 -33.33% 1
West Midlands -24 5 - - 6
Applications Support Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 140 (50.91%) SQL
2 95 (34.55%) ITIL
3 75 (27.27%) Finance
4 67 (24.36%) Oracle
5 57 (20.73%) Linux
6 53 (19.27%) Windows
6 53 (19.27%) Java
7 52 (18.91%) SQL Server
8 48 (17.45%) Unix
9 33 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 30 (10.91%) Banking
11 27 (9.82%) IIS
12 26 (9.45%) .NET
12 26 (9.45%) Tomcat
12 26 (9.45%) CRM
13 23 (8.36%) SLA
14 22 (8.00%) Python
14 22 (8.00%) SharePoint
14 22 (8.00%) XML
14 22 (8.00%) PL/SQL
15 21 (7.64%) MS Excel
16 20 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (7.27%) Problem Management
16 20 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (6.55%) Oracle Database
17 18 (6.55%) Windows Server
18 16 (5.82%) Apache
18 16 (5.82%) Perl
18 16 (5.82%) Control-M

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 27 (9.82%) IIS
2 26 (9.45%) Tomcat
3 22 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.82%) Apache
5 10 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.27%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.82%) JBoss
7 5 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.45%) CMS
8 4 (1.45%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.09%) Documentum
9 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.73%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 21 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.73%) MS Office
3 4 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.73%) CATIA
4 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 11 (4.00%) Markit EDM
2 6 (2.18%) CSG Singleview
2 6 (2.18%) Northgate Housing
2 6 (2.18%) Orchard Housing
3 4 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.45%) ION MarketView
4 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.73%) Exstream
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.73%) RMDS
5 2 (0.73%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.36%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.36%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.36%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.91%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.55%) Firewall
3 5 (1.82%) DNS
3 5 (1.82%) Multicast
4 4 (1.45%) DHCP
4 4 (1.45%) FTP
5 2 (0.73%) Intranet
5 2 (0.73%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.36%) HTTP
6 1 (0.36%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) LAN
6 1 (0.36%) Network Security
6 1 (0.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.55%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.27%) MS Access
5 7 (2.55%) SAP BI
6 6 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.18%) QlikView
7 5 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.09%) GIS
9 3 (1.09%) MySQL
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.73%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 10 (3.64%) JIRA
2 9 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (2.91%) Log4j
4 4 (1.45%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.45%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.09%) JUnit
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.09%) Toad
6 2 (0.73%) MSI
7 1 (0.36%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (27.27%) Finance
2 30 (10.91%) Banking
3 16 (5.82%) Front Office
4 12 (4.36%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.00%) Retail
6 8 (2.91%) Law
7 6 (2.18%) Back Office
7 6 (2.18%) Billing
7 6 (2.18%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.82%) Legal
9 4 (1.45%) French Language
10 3 (1.09%) Automotive
10 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.09%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.73%) Advertising
11 2 (0.73%) German Language
11 2 (0.73%) Local Government
11 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.45%) .NET
2 22 (8.00%) XML
3 13 (4.73%) J2SE
4 11 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (4.00%) XSLT
5 10 (3.64%) Spring
5 10 (3.64%) Web Services
6 9 (3.27%) HTML
7 8 (2.91%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.91%) XML Schema
8 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.18%) Apache Camel
9 6 (2.18%) J2EE
9 6 (2.18%) Rendezvous
9 6 (2.18%) REST
9 6 (2.18%) SOAP
10 5 (1.82%) Classic ASP
10 5 (1.82%) CSS
10 5 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (1.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.73%) Fixed Income
3 12 (4.36%) Derivative
4 11 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.91%) iPad
6 8 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.55%) SWIFT
8 6 (2.18%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.82%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.45%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.09%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.09%) EPoS
11 3 (1.09%) Equities
11 3 (1.09%) NHS
11 3 (1.09%) PACS
12 2 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.73%) Statistics
12 2 (0.73%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.73%) Linux
2 53 (19.27%) Windows
3 48 (17.45%) Unix
4 20 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (6.55%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.45%) Solaris
8 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.36%) Android
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (34.55%) ITIL
2 26 (9.45%) CRM
3 20 (7.27%) Problem Management
4 15 (5.45%) Change Management
5 13 (4.73%) Release Management
6 12 (4.36%) Incident Management
6 12 (4.36%) Service Delivery
6 12 (4.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (4.00%) Workflow
8 10 (3.64%) Change Control
8 10 (3.64%) Document Management
8 10 (3.64%) Migration
9 9 (3.27%) Business Analysis
9 9 (3.27%) ERP
9 9 (3.27%) ITIL V3
10 8 (2.91%) Asset Management
10 8 (2.91%) Electronic Trading
10 8 (2.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (50.91%) SQL
2 53 (19.27%) Java
3 22 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 22 (8.00%) Python
4 16 (5.82%) Perl
5 15 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.73%) VBA
7 12 (4.36%) Bash Shell
7 12 (4.36%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.27%) C++
8 9 (3.27%) PHP
8 9 (3.27%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.91%) C
9 8 (2.91%) C#
9 8 (2.91%) VB
10 6 (2.18%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.73%) COBOL
12 2 (0.73%) Groovy
12 2 (0.73%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (5.09%) Degree
2 8 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.36%) SLA
2 9 (3.27%) QA
3 4 (1.45%) HL7
3 4 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.45%) Terminal Services
2 4 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (5.82%) Control-M
2 7 (2.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.45%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.73%) Cacti
5 2 (0.73%) Dollar Universe
5 2 (0.73%) Opsview
6 1 (0.36%) Nagios
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.36%) SCCM
6 1 (0.36%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 67 (24.36%) Oracle
2 33 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.73%) IBM
3 13 (4.73%) Remedy
4 12 (4.36%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.00%) Citrix
5 11 (4.00%) SAP
5 11 (4.00%) Sybase
6 9 (3.27%) Civica
7 6 (2.18%) Cognos
7 6 (2.18%) Northgate
7 6 (2.18%) Orchard
7 6 (2.18%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (2.18%) Splunk
7 6 (2.18%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.82%) Fidessa
8 5 (1.82%) VMware
9 4 (1.45%) hybris
9 4 (1.45%) ION Trading
9 4 (1.45%) Sun
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