The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 18 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 Scotland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 112 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 14 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 0.85% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.92% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 9
Average daily rate £190 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £275 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -5.40%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2459 2178 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.79% 92.96% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1075 1322
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 108
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Applications Support Analyst
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Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 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
Glasgow +3 10 £275 -15.38% 4
West Lothian - 2 £190 -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
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Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) UNIX
3 13 (56.52%) Finance
4 12 (52.17%) ITIL
5 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
6 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
6 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
7 8 (34.78%) ETL
7 8 (34.78%) Java
8 7 (30.43%) Oracle
9 6 (26.09%) .NET
10 5 (21.74%) IIS
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (17.39%) Banking
11 4 (17.39%) SLA
12 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
12 3 (13.04%) Windows
12 3 (13.04%) Sybase
12 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
12 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
13 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
13 2 (8.70%) Middleware
13 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
13 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
13 2 (8.70%) PeopleSoft

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (4.35%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.35%) ODBC
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) UNIX
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.70%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.35%) Fidessa
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) thinkFolio
5 1 (4.35%) InterSystems
5 1 (4.35%) Charles River
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