The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 58 63 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 9 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.20% 1.07% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.14% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 14
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£293 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £256 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
693 792 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.77% 94.51% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 377 364
Average daily rate £325 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.20 £18.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Applications Support Analyst
Scotland

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) UNIX
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) ITIL
5 9 (47.37%) Linux
6 8 (42.11%) IIS
6 8 (42.11%) Java
7 7 (36.84%) .NET
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
8 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) ETL
8 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (21.05%) Firewall
11 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
11 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
11 3 (15.79%) Banking
11 3 (15.79%) DNS
11 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (15.79%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (15.79%) SLA
11 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
12 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
12 2 (10.53%) IBM
12 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
3 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
5 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) DMZ
3 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) JSP
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) UNIX
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) InterSystems