The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Applications Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 144 150 138
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 5 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.38% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.40% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £243 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £325 £236
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +37.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +48.14%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3338 3994 2961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.35% 95.19% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 2373 1629
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 206 202
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 5 £243 -3.00% 4
Applications Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Applications Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) MCSE
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) Release Management
6 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 2 (18.18%) EPoS
6 2 (18.18%) ITSM
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Northgate
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (9.09%) Replication
7 1 (9.09%) Linux

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Northgate Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) EPoS
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Northgate
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau