The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 18 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.10% 0.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.62% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £325 £198
% change year-on-year
-13.53% +64.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.44%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
178 183 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 90.82% 84.72% 90.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 120 113
Average daily rate £375 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 7 (70.00%) JIRA
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 5 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (40.00%) Korn
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) AIX
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (20.00%) SSH
7 2 (20.00%) EFT

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (40.00%) Korn
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (20.00%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) IBM