The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 65 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 4 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.46% 0.49% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.51% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 11
Average daily rate
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£310 £181 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.27% -44.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £156 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £181 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
828 583 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.06% 94.34% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 298 455
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 16
Average hourly rate £20.69 £15.50 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.48% -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.30 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) Sybase
7 1 (10.00%) Legal
7 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (10.00%) Migration

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) VMware