The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 327 293 294
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 85 96 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 74 95
Average daily rate £369 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £40.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -53.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -5.40%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Applications Support Analyst
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -23 27 £400 - 15
Romford - 1 - -
Stanmore - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 90 (56.60%) SQL
2 63 (39.62%) UNIX
3 57 (35.85%) Windows
4 56 (35.22%) Finance
5 53 (33.33%) Oracle
6 40 (25.16%) ITIL
6 40 (25.16%) Banking
7 39 (24.53%) SQL Server
8 33 (20.75%) Linux
9 25 (15.72%) Java
10 23 (14.47%) Perl
10 23 (14.47%) Microsoft
11 22 (13.84%) .NET
12 20 (12.58%) Front Office
13 18 (11.32%) Fixed Income
13 18 (11.32%) HTML
13 18 (11.32%) C#
14 17 (10.69%) Python
14 17 (10.69%) Derivative
15 16 (10.06%) XML
16 15 (9.43%) PL/SQL
16 15 (9.43%) MS Office
16 15 (9.43%) Investment Banking
16 15 (9.43%) Change Control
17 14 (8.81%) Oracle Database
17 14 (8.81%) Release Management
17 14 (8.81%) Incident Management
17 14 (8.81%) JavaScript
18 13 (8.18%) Sybase
18 13 (8.18%) Degree

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (6.92%) IIS
2 10 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.40%) Drupal
3 7 (4.40%) CMS
3 7 (4.40%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (3.14%) Apache
5 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.63%) Node.js
7 1 (0.63%) Liferay
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.63%) FormScape
7 1 (0.63%) FileNet
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (9.43%) MS Office
2 11 (6.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.40%) Photoshop
4 6 (3.77%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.14%) Endur
3 4 (2.52%) Minerva
3 4 (2.52%) Academy Housing
3 4 (2.52%) Aligne
4 3 (1.89%) ZaiNet
5 2 (1.26%) LatentZero
5 2 (1.26%) Capstone
5 2 (1.26%) Tesseract
5 2 (1.26%) Sentinel
5 2 (1.26%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.63%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.63%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.63%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.63%) HFM
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.63%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) SSL
1 8 (5.03%) DNS
1 8 (5.03%) Internet
2 5 (3.14%) FTP
3 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) VLAN
4 1 (0.63%) Wireless
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) PBX
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.81%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.77%) MS Access
4 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.63%) QlikView
9 1 (0.63%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.52%) JIRA
3 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.63%) Serena SBM
4 1 (0.63%) Toad
4 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (35.22%) Finance
2 40 (25.16%) Banking
3 20 (12.58%) Front Office
4 15 (9.43%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.40%) Back Office
6 4 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.52%) German Language
7 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.26%) Law
8 2 (1.26%) Advertising
8 2 (1.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.63%) Local Government
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.84%) .NET
2 18 (11.32%) HTML
3 16 (10.06%) XML
4 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.03%) CSS
4 8 (5.03%) Web Services
5 7 (4.40%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.14%) QuickFIX
6 5 (3.14%) J2EE
7 3 (1.89%) Spring
7 3 (1.89%) Middleware
8 2 (1.26%) Struts
8 2 (1.26%) WSDL
8 2 (1.26%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.26%) Ajax
8 2 (1.26%) Grails
9 1 (0.63%) Kafka
9 1 (0.63%) jQuery
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Fixed Income
2 17 (10.69%) Derivative
3 10 (6.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (5.03%) NHS
4 8 (5.03%) Statistics
5 7 (4.40%) Equities
6 6 (3.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (2.52%) Grid Computing
7 4 (2.52%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (2.52%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.89%) Wiki
8 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.89%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.26%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 63 (39.62%) UNIX
2 57 (35.85%) Windows
3 33 (20.75%) Linux
4 9 (5.66%) Solaris
5 6 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) ITIL
2 15 (9.43%) Change Control
3 14 (8.81%) Release Management
3 14 (8.81%) Incident Management
4 11 (6.92%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.29%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (5.03%) CRM
6 8 (5.03%) ETL
6 8 (5.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.40%) Investment Management
7 7 (4.40%) Content Management
7 7 (4.40%) SEO
8 6 (3.77%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.77%) Six Sigma
8 6 (3.77%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.14%) High Availability
9 5 (3.14%) Time Management
9 5 (3.14%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (56.60%) SQL
2 25 (15.72%) Java
3 23 (14.47%) Perl
4 18 (11.32%) C#
5 17 (10.69%) Python
6 15 (9.43%) PL/SQL
7 14 (8.81%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.66%) T-SQL
9 8 (5.03%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.40%) PHP
11 3 (1.89%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.89%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.89%) VB
12 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.26%) C++
12 2 (1.26%) Korn
12 2 (1.26%) Groovy
12 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.63%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 13 (8.18%) Degree
2 9 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.26%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) SLA
2 6 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (3.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.52%) Control-M
4 3 (1.89%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 53 (33.33%) Oracle
2 23 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.18%) Sybase
4 8 (5.03%) Sun
5 7 (4.40%) Cognos
6 5 (3.14%) Citrix
6 5 (3.14%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.14%) Charles River
6 5 (3.14%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.52%) Civica
7 4 (2.52%) Capita
7 4 (2.52%) Orchard
7 4 (2.52%) thinkFolio
8 3 (1.89%) DataSynapse
8 3 (1.89%) Misys
8 3 (1.89%) Fidessa
9 2 (1.26%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.26%) Kofax
9 2 (1.26%) ION Trading
9 2 (1.26%) Thunderhead
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