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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 337 290 323
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +33
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 74 116 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.56% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.59% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 89 51
Average daily rate £340 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £218 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £306 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -11.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £17.75 £20.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% -2.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+75.75% -15.38%
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 18 £400 -11.11% 19
Romford - 2 £450 -
Chessington - 1 £150 -
Ilford - 1 £263 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £315 - 1
Westminster - 1 £309 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £365 -
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 86 (50.29%) SQL
2 74 (43.27%) Finance
3 49 (28.65%) Unix
4 48 (28.07%) Banking
5 45 (26.32%) Linux
6 44 (25.73%) Windows
7 41 (23.98%) Oracle
7 41 (23.98%) SQL Server
8 36 (21.05%) Front Office
9 35 (20.47%) ITIL
10 25 (14.62%) Investment Banking
10 25 (14.62%) Perl
11 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
12 20 (11.70%) .NET
12 20 (11.70%) Shell Script
13 19 (11.11%) MS Office
13 19 (11.11%) Equities
13 19 (11.11%) Windows Server
14 18 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (9.36%) Sybase
16 15 (8.77%) Solaris
16 15 (8.77%) SharePoint
17 13 (7.60%) IBM
17 13 (7.60%) Back Office
18 12 (7.02%) MS Visio
18 12 (7.02%) JIRA
18 12 (7.02%) Incident Management
18 12 (7.02%) Wealth Management
18 12 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
19 11 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.09%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.92%) CMS
4 4 (2.34%) IIS
4 4 (2.34%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.75%) Apache
5 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) Captiva
6 1 (0.58%) Documentum
6 1 (0.58%) JBoss
6 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (11.11%) MS Office
2 12 (7.02%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.34%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Salerio
2 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.75%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.75%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.17%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.17%) LatentZero
3 2 (1.17%) Misys Opics
3 2 (1.17%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.58%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.58%) Maximo
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.58%) Summit
4 1 (0.58%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) Firewall
3 1 (0.58%) Multicast
3 1 (0.58%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.43%) Oracle Database
2 11 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.75%) DB2
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.17%) Informix
8 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.58%) DTS
9 1 (0.58%) MySQL
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (7.02%) JIRA
2 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.17%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.17%) Trac
4 1 (0.58%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.58%) PowerBuilder
General
1 74 (43.27%) Finance
2 48 (28.07%) Banking
3 36 (21.05%) Front Office
4 25 (14.62%) Investment Banking
5 13 (7.60%) Back Office
6 6 (3.51%) Retail
7 5 (2.92%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.92%) Legal
8 3 (1.75%) Law
8 3 (1.75%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.17%) Advertising
9 2 (1.17%) Publishing
9 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.58%) Automotive
10 1 (0.58%) French Language
10 1 (0.58%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.70%) .NET
2 9 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (5.26%) XML
3 8 (4.68%) HTML
3 8 (4.68%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (3.51%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.92%) Web Services
6 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.75%) J2EE
8 2 (1.17%) CSS
9 1 (0.58%) Ajax
9 1 (0.58%) CGI
9 1 (0.58%) COM+
9 1 (0.58%) Middleware
9 1 (0.58%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.58%) SAML
9 1 (0.58%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.11%) Equities
2 18 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (6.43%) Derivative
4 10 (5.85%) Fixed Income
5 9 (5.26%) SWIFT
6 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.75%) Clustering
8 3 (1.75%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.17%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.17%) iPad
9 2 (1.17%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.17%) NHS
9 2 (1.17%) Replication
10 1 (0.58%) AS400
10 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.65%) Unix
2 45 (26.32%) Linux
3 44 (25.73%) Windows
4 19 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 15 (8.77%) Solaris
6 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.75%) SUSE
8 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.58%) AIX
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.47%) ITIL
2 12 (7.02%) Incident Management
2 12 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (7.02%) Wealth Management
3 11 (6.43%) Investment Management
3 11 (6.43%) Problem Management
4 10 (5.85%) CRM
5 9 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 9 (5.26%) Release Management
5 9 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 8 (4.68%) E-Commerce
7 7 (4.09%) Migration
8 6 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.51%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (2.92%) Change Management
9 5 (2.92%) Content Management
9 5 (2.92%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (2.92%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 86 (50.29%) SQL
2 25 (14.62%) Perl
3 20 (11.70%) Shell Script
4 11 (6.43%) Java
5 10 (5.85%) Python
5 10 (5.85%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.68%) C#
7 8 (4.68%) VBA
8 6 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.92%) C++
9 5 (2.92%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.75%) VB
11 2 (1.17%) PHP
12 1 (0.58%) C
12 1 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (5.85%) Degree
2 8 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.17%) MCP
4 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) SLA
2 5 (2.92%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) NDS
2 1 (0.58%) Novell eDirectory
2 1 (0.58%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.58%) Snort
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (3.51%) Nagios
3 5 (2.92%) logstash
4 3 (1.75%) Control-M
4 3 (1.75%) SCCM
5 2 (1.17%) Opsview
5 2 (1.17%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.58%) OpenView
6 1 (0.58%) WMI
Vendors
1 41 (23.98%) Oracle
2 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.36%) Sybase
4 13 (7.60%) IBM
5 11 (6.43%) ServiceNow
6 10 (5.85%) Fidessa
7 8 (4.68%) Bloomberg
8 7 (4.09%) Remedy
9 5 (2.92%) Murex
9 5 (2.92%) Sun
9 5 (2.92%) Trayport
10 4 (2.34%) HP
10 4 (2.34%) ION Trading
10 4 (2.34%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.34%) Splunk
11 3 (1.75%) Calypso
11 3 (1.75%) Charles River
11 3 (1.75%) Reuters
11 3 (1.75%) Sophis
12 2 (1.17%) OpenLink
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