The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex 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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 51 25 49
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 7 36 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.45% 5.73% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 5.88% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 1
Median daily rate £250 £325 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% +36.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £32.27 £30.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.05 £30.00 £28.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.37 £30.00 £29.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £26.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.90% +31.25%
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
471 612 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.31% 97.45% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 381 239
Median daily rate £320 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 58 60
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Colchester -7 2 £220 -
Basildon - 2 £240 -
Applications Support Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Essex region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (35.71%) Mainframe
1 5 (35.71%) Release Management
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (21.43%) MS Access
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITSM
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Essbase
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) COBOL
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) DB2
5 1 (7.14%) IIS
5 1 (7.14%) SAP

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) MS Access
2 2 (14.29%) Essbase
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Release Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) COBOL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP