The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 34 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 28 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.29% 0.19% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 0.20% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 3
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£325 £238 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £256
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Applications Support Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
632 493 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.78% 91.98% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 253 195
Average daily rate £375 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 70 67
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.75 £41.00
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 Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the Essex region.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the Essex region.

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex 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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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
Chelmsford - 19 £350 - 1
Applications Support Analyst
East of England

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (39.29%) Incident Management
4 9 (32.14%) Service Management
4 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (32.14%) Project Management
4 9 (32.14%) ITIL
5 8 (28.57%) Change Management
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.86%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (14.29%) CODA
7 4 (14.29%) SunGard
7 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (14.29%) VBA
7 4 (14.29%) Cognos
7 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
8 3 (10.71%) Pega
8 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.71%) SDLC
8 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.71%) Internet
9 1 (3.57%) DTS
9 1 (3.57%) Windows
9 1 (3.57%) SQL
9 1 (3.57%) T-SQL

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) DTS
4 1 (3.57%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Incident Management
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (32.14%) Project Management
2 9 (32.14%) Service Management
3 8 (28.57%) Change Management
4 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (14.29%) CODA
2 4 (14.29%) Cognos
2 4 (14.29%) SunGard
3 3 (10.71%) Pega
4 1 (3.57%) Thunderhead