The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 282 331 266
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -65
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 120 74 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.35% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 53 83
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£450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.25 £18.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Applications Support Analyst
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19993 21057 19155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.65% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13823 14428 13062
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 401 395
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
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 London

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

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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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
City of London +29 36 £475 +15.15% 12
Croydon - 2 £250 - 1
Harrow - 1 - -
Ruislip - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 145 (67.76%) SQL
2 80 (37.38%) Finance
3 76 (35.51%) Windows
4 71 (33.18%) UNIX
4 71 (33.18%) Front Office
5 63 (29.44%) Banking
6 49 (22.90%) Oracle
7 44 (20.56%) SQL Server
7 44 (20.56%) ITIL
8 43 (20.09%) Fixed Income
9 39 (18.22%) Linux
10 37 (17.29%) Python
11 31 (14.49%) Perl
11 31 (14.49%) Back Office
12 30 (14.02%) Investment Banking
13 27 (12.62%) Microsoft
14 26 (12.15%) Equities
15 24 (11.21%) C#
16 23 (10.75%) .NET
16 23 (10.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 22 (10.28%) Shell Script
17 22 (10.28%) Derivative
18 21 (9.81%) MS Excel
19 18 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (7.94%) Java
21 16 (7.48%) Relational Database
21 16 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
22 15 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
22 15 (7.01%) VBA
22 15 (7.01%) XML

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.74%) IIS
3 4 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.47%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 21 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (3.27%) thinkFolio
2 6 (2.80%) Markit EDM
3 5 (2.34%) ION MarketView
3 5 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.34%) Front Arena
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.93%) ZaiNet
5 2 (0.93%) Endur
5 2 (0.93%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.93%) Aligne
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.47%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.47%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) FTP
2 4 (1.87%) Firewall
3 3 (1.40%) Internet
4 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) HTTP
5 1 (0.47%) LDAP
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.47%) DHCP
5 1 (0.47%) Extranet
5 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.48%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.74%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.40%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.93%) OLAP
9 2 (0.93%) DTS
9 2 (0.93%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.47%) DataStage
10 1 (0.47%) IDOL
10 1 (0.47%) MS Access
10 1 (0.47%) QlikView
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (2.34%) JIRA
3 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.93%) Toad
5 1 (0.47%) Serena SBM
General
1 80 (37.38%) Finance
2 71 (33.18%) Front Office
3 63 (29.44%) Banking
4 31 (14.49%) Back Office
5 30 (14.02%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.80%) Advertising
7 5 (2.34%) Marketing
7 5 (2.34%) Legal
8 4 (1.87%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.75%) .NET
2 15 (7.01%) XML
3 14 (6.54%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (4.21%) HTML
5 8 (3.74%) CGI
6 6 (2.80%) jQuery
7 5 (2.34%) CSS
7 5 (2.34%) Web Services
8 4 (1.87%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.87%) Middleware
9 3 (1.40%) Rendezvous
10 2 (0.93%) MDX
11 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.47%) Java EE
11 1 (0.47%) JSON
11 1 (0.47%) J2EE
11 1 (0.47%) XSLT
11 1 (0.47%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.09%) Fixed Income
2 26 (12.15%) Equities
3 23 (10.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (10.28%) Derivative
5 18 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.74%) NHS
7 7 (3.27%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.27%) SWIFT
8 6 (2.80%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.87%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.93%) Eurex
12 1 (0.47%) iPhone
12 1 (0.47%) iPad
12 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 76 (35.51%) Windows
2 71 (33.18%) UNIX
3 39 (18.22%) Linux
4 16 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.34%) AIX
8 4 (1.87%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.47%) Solaris
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.47%) Android
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.56%) ITIL
2 14 (6.54%) Service Management
2 14 (6.54%) Incident Management
3 11 (5.14%) Asset Management
3 11 (5.14%) Investment Management
4 9 (4.21%) Electronic Trading
4 9 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (4.21%) Change Management
5 8 (3.74%) Risk Management
5 8 (3.74%) Migration
5 8 (3.74%) Release Management
6 7 (3.27%) Change Control
6 7 (3.27%) Low Latency
7 6 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (2.80%) Problem Management
7 6 (2.80%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (2.80%) BCP
7 6 (2.80%) CRM
8 5 (2.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 145 (67.76%) SQL
2 37 (17.29%) Python
3 31 (14.49%) Perl
4 24 (11.21%) C#
5 22 (10.28%) Shell Script
6 17 (7.94%) Java
7 15 (7.01%) VBA
8 14 (6.54%) Korn
9 12 (5.61%) T-SQL
10 11 (5.14%) JavaScript
11 10 (4.67%) Bash Shell
12 9 (4.21%) C++
13 8 (3.74%) PL/SQL
14 7 (3.27%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.34%) VBScript
15 5 (2.34%) VB
16 4 (1.87%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.93%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.93%) C
17 2 (0.93%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 15 (7.01%) Degree
2 6 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) MCP
4 1 (0.47%) MCSE
4 1 (0.47%) MCSA
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.27%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.87%) Control-M
3 1 (0.47%) WMI
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) MOM
3 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (22.90%) Oracle
2 27 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.01%) Bloomberg
4 10 (4.67%) Charles River
5 8 (3.74%) Sybase
6 7 (3.27%) Murex
7 6 (2.80%) ION Trading
7 6 (2.80%) Reuters
8 5 (2.34%) Fidessa
8 5 (2.34%) SunGard
8 5 (2.34%) Cognos
9 4 (1.87%) Tradeweb
9 4 (1.87%) MarketAxess
9 4 (1.87%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.40%) SAP
10 3 (1.40%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.40%) Sophis
11 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.93%) FactSet
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