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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 69 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 6 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.69% 2.27% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 2.39% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 10
Average daily rate
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£170 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.48% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -2.85%
Applications Support Analyst
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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
818 628 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.70% 94.86% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 342 397
Average daily rate £350 £320 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.06 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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
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 16 September 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 14 (66.67%) SQL
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) UNIX
3 10 (47.62%) IIS
4 9 (42.86%) ITIL
4 9 (42.86%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) Java
6 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 6 (28.57%) InterSystems Cache
7 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) ETL
7 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (19.05%) Firewall
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) DNS
9 3 (14.29%) Banking
9 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
9 3 (14.29%) NHS
9 3 (14.29%) SLA
9 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
10 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 2 (9.52%) IBM

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (47.62%) IIS
2 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) DMZ
3 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 6 (28.57%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) JSP
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) NHS
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) UNIX
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) ETL
2 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 2 (9.52%) Sybase
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) InterSystems