The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 117 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 10 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.93% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.00% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 9
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£170 £330 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.48% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £189 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £353 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.47% -2.85%
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2587 2305 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.06% 93.28% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1106 1163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 119
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.33 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £32.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 19 September 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
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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
Glasgow -21 6 £170 -48.48% 5
Edinburgh -2 2 £190 +8.57%
Aberdeen - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
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Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) UNIX
4 11 (36.67%) IIS
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL
5 10 (33.33%) .NET
5 10 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (30.00%) Oracle
7 8 (26.67%) Java
7 8 (26.67%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
9 6 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
9 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (20.00%) ETL
10 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (13.33%) SLA
10 4 (13.33%) NHS
10 4 (13.33%) Firewall
10 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (10.00%) Banking
11 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
11 3 (10.00%) DNS
11 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
12 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
12 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (36.67%) IIS
2 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.67%) CMS
5 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) DMZ
3 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) JSP
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) NHS
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) DataPower
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) UNIX
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (26.67%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.67%) Workflow
3 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (3.33%) Database Security
4 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.33%) Content Management
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) ITSM
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) VBA
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.67%) Sybase
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) thinkFolio
5 1 (3.33%) InterSystems
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Charles River
5 1 (3.33%) Fidessa
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica
5 1 (3.33%) Baan
5 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos