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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 281 308 256
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -52
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 118 76 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.38% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 50 90
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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 £196 £259 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.53 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.71% -21.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +31 38 £475 +5.55% 15
Wembley - 4 £110 -
Harrow - 1 £135 -
Ruislip - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 139 (65.88%) SQL
2 78 (36.97%) Finance
3 76 (36.02%) Windows
4 75 (35.55%) UNIX
4 75 (35.55%) Front Office
5 64 (30.33%) Banking
6 48 (22.75%) Oracle
7 47 (22.27%) ITIL
8 43 (20.38%) SQL Server
9 42 (19.91%) Linux
10 33 (15.64%) Perl
10 33 (15.64%) Back Office
10 33 (15.64%) Fixed Income
10 33 (15.64%) Investment Banking
11 29 (13.74%) Microsoft
11 29 (13.74%) Python
12 27 (12.80%) Equities
13 23 (10.90%) .NET
14 22 (10.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 21 (9.95%) Shell Script
15 21 (9.95%) Derivative
15 21 (9.95%) Degree
15 21 (9.95%) Relational Database
16 19 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (9.00%) MS Excel
17 16 (7.58%) FIX Protocol
17 16 (7.58%) Korn
18 15 (7.11%) C#
18 15 (7.11%) Bloomberg
19 14 (6.64%) MS Office

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.90%) IIS
3 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.47%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (3.79%) thinkFolio
1 8 (3.79%) Markit EDM
2 5 (2.37%) ION MarketView
2 5 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.42%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.95%) Endur
4 2 (0.95%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.95%) ZaiNet
4 2 (0.95%) Aligne
5 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.47%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.47%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.84%) FTP
2 4 (1.90%) Firewall
3 2 (0.95%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) Extranet
4 1 (0.47%) Network Security
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) LAN
4 1 (0.47%) WAN
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.38%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.95%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.32%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.42%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.95%) MarkLogic
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.95%) OLAP
7 2 (0.95%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.95%) Big Data
8 1 (0.47%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (0.47%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.47%) IDOL
8 1 (0.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.37%) JIRA
2 5 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.42%) Serena SBM
4 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.95%) Toad
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (36.97%) Finance
2 75 (35.55%) Front Office
3 64 (30.33%) Banking
4 33 (15.64%) Investment Banking
4 33 (15.64%) Back Office
5 5 (2.37%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.42%) Marketing
6 3 (1.42%) Advertising
7 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.90%) .NET
2 16 (7.58%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (4.74%) CGI
3 10 (4.74%) XML
4 7 (3.32%) HTML
5 6 (2.84%) jQuery
5 6 (2.84%) Middleware
6 5 (2.37%) CSS
7 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.42%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.47%) J2EE
9 1 (0.47%) Web Services
9 1 (0.47%) XSLT
9 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.47%) Java EE
9 1 (0.47%) JSON
9 1 (0.47%) MDX
9 1 (0.47%) Murex MxML
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.64%) Fixed Income
2 27 (12.80%) Equities
3 22 (10.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (9.95%) Derivative
5 19 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.79%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.32%) NHS
8 6 (2.84%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.90%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.42%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.95%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.95%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.47%) DTV
12 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 76 (36.02%) Windows
2 75 (35.55%) UNIX
3 42 (19.91%) Linux
4 14 (6.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.37%) AIX
6 5 (2.37%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.27%) ITIL
2 12 (5.69%) Service Management
2 12 (5.69%) Change Management
2 12 (5.69%) Incident Management
2 12 (5.69%) Change Control
3 11 (5.21%) Investment Management
3 11 (5.21%) Service Delivery
4 10 (4.74%) Business Continuity
4 10 (4.74%) Electronic Trading
5 9 (4.27%) Low Latency
5 9 (4.27%) Asset Management
5 9 (4.27%) Problem Management
6 8 (3.79%) Risk Management
6 8 (3.79%) Migration
6 8 (3.79%) CRM
6 8 (3.79%) Release Management
6 8 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (2.84%) BCP
8 5 (2.37%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (2.37%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 139 (65.88%) SQL
2 33 (15.64%) Perl
3 29 (13.74%) Python
4 21 (9.95%) Shell Script
5 16 (7.58%) Korn
6 15 (7.11%) C#
7 13 (6.16%) Java
7 13 (6.16%) VBA
8 12 (5.69%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.27%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.27%) JavaScript
10 8 (3.79%) VB
11 7 (3.32%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.32%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.84%) C++
13 5 (2.37%) VBScript
14 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.42%) VB6
16 2 (0.95%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (9.95%) Degree
2 6 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.42%) VCP4
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 6 (2.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.47%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.84%) Control-M
2 5 (2.37%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.47%) Foglight
3 1 (0.47%) WMI
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (22.75%) Oracle
2 29 (13.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.11%) Bloomberg
4 12 (5.69%) Sybase
5 10 (4.74%) Charles River
6 7 (3.32%) Murex
7 6 (2.84%) ION Trading
7 6 (2.84%) Reuters
8 5 (2.37%) Fidessa
8 5 (2.37%) Citrix
8 5 (2.37%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.90%) Cognos
9 4 (1.90%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.90%) Tradeweb
9 4 (1.90%) MarketAxess
10 3 (1.42%) Serena
10 3 (1.42%) Sophis
10 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.42%) CODA
11 2 (0.95%) Sun
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