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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 308 322 316
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 94 83 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.39% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 59 59
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£363 £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £235 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%
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
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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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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 +3 18 £356 -10.93% 11
Croydon - 2 £250 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Stanmore - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
Hackney - 1 - -
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 133 (63.64%) SQL
2 74 (35.41%) Finance
3 66 (31.58%) Front Office
3 66 (31.58%) Banking
3 66 (31.58%) UNIX
4 62 (29.67%) Windows
5 48 (22.97%) SQL Server
6 45 (21.53%) Fixed Income
7 42 (20.10%) Python
8 38 (18.18%) Linux
8 38 (18.18%) ITIL
9 34 (16.27%) Investment Banking
10 33 (15.79%) Oracle
11 32 (15.31%) C#
12 31 (14.83%) Perl
13 30 (14.35%) Equities
14 28 (13.40%) .NET
15 27 (12.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 26 (12.44%) Java
16 26 (12.44%) Back Office
17 23 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (10.53%) Microsoft
19 19 (9.09%) Derivative
20 18 (8.61%) Incident Management
20 18 (8.61%) FIX Protocol
20 18 (8.61%) IIS
21 16 (7.66%) MS Excel
21 16 (7.66%) Service Management
21 16 (7.66%) Degree
21 16 (7.66%) Relational Database

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 18 (8.61%) IIS
2 10 (4.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.91%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.91%) Apache
3 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.44%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.96%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) thinkFolio
2 7 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.39%) LatentZero
3 5 (2.39%) Front Arena
4 4 (1.91%) ION MarketView
5 3 (1.44%) Markit EDM
5 3 (1.44%) Tesseract
5 3 (1.44%) Minerva
5 3 (1.44%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.48%) Aligne
7 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.48%) Agresso
7 1 (0.48%) Endur
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.87%) Firewall
2 5 (2.39%) LDAP
2 5 (2.39%) FTP
3 3 (1.44%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.96%) Internet
4 2 (0.96%) Extranet
5 1 (0.48%) Intranet
5 1 (0.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) HTTP
5 1 (0.48%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.66%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.35%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.44%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.96%) OLAP
9 2 (0.96%) DTS
9 2 (0.96%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.48%) Cognos Query Studio
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.48%) DataStage
10 1 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.44%) Introscope
2 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
General
1 74 (35.41%) Finance
2 66 (31.58%) Front Office
2 66 (31.58%) Banking
3 34 (16.27%) Investment Banking
4 26 (12.44%) Back Office
5 6 (2.87%) Marketing
5 6 (2.87%) Legal
5 6 (2.87%) Advertising
6 4 (1.91%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.96%) Retail
7 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.40%) .NET
2 18 (8.61%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (7.18%) XML
4 9 (4.31%) CGI
5 7 (3.35%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.87%) WCF
7 5 (2.39%) Middleware
7 5 (2.39%) Web Services
8 4 (1.91%) jQuery
9 3 (1.44%) AutoMapper
9 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.44%) StructureMap
9 3 (1.44%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.44%) Classic ASP
9 3 (1.44%) HTML
9 3 (1.44%) NHibernate
9 3 (1.44%) LINQ
9 3 (1.44%) Java EE
10 2 (0.96%) MDX
11 1 (0.48%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.53%) Fixed Income
2 30 (14.35%) Equities
3 27 (12.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (9.09%) Derivative
6 9 (4.31%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.83%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (3.83%) NHS
8 7 (3.35%) Hedge funds
8 7 (3.35%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.91%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.91%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.96%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.96%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.48%) iPad
11 1 (0.48%) iPhone
11 1 (0.48%) Eurex
11 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.48%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 66 (31.58%) UNIX
2 62 (29.67%) Windows
3 38 (18.18%) Linux
4 10 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.91%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.44%) Windows NT
7 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.96%) Solaris
8 2 (0.96%) CentOS
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Android
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.18%) ITIL
2 18 (8.61%) Incident Management
3 16 (7.66%) Service Management
4 14 (6.70%) Electronic Trading
5 11 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 11 (5.26%) Investment Management
6 10 (4.78%) Release Management
6 10 (4.78%) Low Latency
7 9 (4.31%) Change Management
7 9 (4.31%) BCP
8 8 (3.83%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.83%) Risk Management
8 8 (3.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (3.35%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.35%) CRM
9 7 (3.35%) Workflow
10 6 (2.87%) Fund Management
10 6 (2.87%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.87%) Business Development
11 5 (2.39%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (63.64%) SQL
2 42 (20.10%) Python
3 32 (15.31%) C#
4 31 (14.83%) Perl
5 26 (12.44%) Java
6 15 (7.18%) Shell Script
6 15 (7.18%) VBA
7 12 (5.74%) VBScript
8 10 (4.78%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.78%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.31%) VB
9 9 (4.31%) Korn
10 7 (3.35%) C++
11 5 (2.39%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.39%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.96%) PHP
13 2 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.48%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 16 (7.66%) Degree
2 5 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.48%) MCSE
4 1 (0.48%) MCSA
4 1 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.31%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.91%) Control-M
3 3 (1.44%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.44%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.96%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) MOM
5 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.48%) WMI
5 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (15.79%) Oracle
2 22 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.78%) Sybase
4 9 (4.31%) Cognos
4 9 (4.31%) Bloomberg
5 7 (3.35%) Fidessa
5 7 (3.35%) Charles River
6 6 (2.87%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.87%) Murex
7 5 (2.39%) SunGard
7 5 (2.39%) ION Trading
8 4 (1.91%) Reuters
9 3 (1.44%) F5
9 3 (1.44%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.44%) Citrix
9 3 (1.44%) SAP
9 3 (1.44%) Altiris
10 2 (0.96%) VMware
10 2 (0.96%) IBM
10 2 (0.96%) Sun
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