The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 16 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 North West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 130 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 8 0 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% - 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 20
Average daily rate £520 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -16.66%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2969 2287 2814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.00% 93.35% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1088 1370
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 186 189
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.91 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 16 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
Manchester - 6 £525 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Lancashire - 1 £275 -
Merseyside - - - -
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (92.86%) SQL
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (57.14%) Change Control
5 8 (57.14%) Workflow
5 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (7.14%) Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Clustering
8 1 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Open Text
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (7.14%) Siebel
8 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
8 1 (7.14%) LAN
8 1 (7.14%) WAN
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.14%) HP
8 1 (7.14%) Citrix
8 1 (7.14%) SAN

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (57.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Change Control
1 8 (57.14%) Workflow
1 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) E-business
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Open Text
2 1 (7.14%) Siebel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) IronPort