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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 33 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 23 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.36% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £306 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -11.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+58.90% -6.41%
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
506 418 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.83% 95.87% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 233 314
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £160 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 58 65
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.60 £40.90 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood - 6 £363 - 2
Chelmsford - 5 £338 -
Basildon - 1 £242 -
Applications Support Analyst
East of England

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (31.58%) .NET
4 12 (31.58%) Incident Management
5 8 (21.05%) Change Management
5 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (18.42%) C#
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 5 (13.16%) Apache
8 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
8 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
8 5 (13.16%) IIS
9 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL
9 4 (10.53%) JBoss
9 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (7.89%) Capita
10 3 (7.89%) Time Management
10 3 (7.89%) Line Management
10 3 (7.89%) Workflow
10 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.89%) MS Office
10 3 (7.89%) Java
11 2 (5.26%) Oracle
11 2 (5.26%) COM+
11 2 (5.26%) Web Services
11 2 (5.26%) XML
11 2 (5.26%) Cognos

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) Apache
1 5 (13.16%) IIS
1 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
1 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) CODA-Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) MS Access
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) VisualVM
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Law
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) COM+
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) DataPower
1 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Incident Management
2 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.05%) Change Management
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.89%) Line Management
4 3 (7.89%) Time Management
4 3 (7.89%) Workflow
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) Defect Management
5 2 (5.26%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.26%) SDLC
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.26%) Nagios
1 2 (5.26%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Capita
2 2 (5.26%) CODA
2 2 (5.26%) Cognos
2 2 (5.26%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
2 2 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Thunderhead