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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 125 112 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 13 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.53% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.57% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 16
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£310 £190 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% -41.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £155 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £310 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.74% -11.42%
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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
2874 2460 2178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.01% 92.83% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1287 1075
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £230 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 65 58
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 5 £450 - 2
Glasgow -6 4 £310 +12.72% 3
Aberdeen - 3 £200 -
West Lothian - - - -
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Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) UNIX
3 10 (29.41%) Finance
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 8 (23.53%) Windows
5 8 (23.53%) Oracle
5 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
6 7 (20.59%) Service Management
6 7 (20.59%) Java
6 7 (20.59%) IIS
6 7 (20.59%) XML
6 7 (20.59%) XSLT
6 7 (20.59%) Subversion
7 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (17.65%) SMS
7 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) ITSM
8 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) Perl
8 5 (14.71%) .NET
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) Banking
9 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
9 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
10 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
10 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
10 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 7 (20.59%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SMS
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.94%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.94%) Introscope
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) XML
1 7 (20.59%) XSLT
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.94%) Drools
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) UNIX
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
2 7 (20.59%) Service Management
3 6 (17.65%) ITSM
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) ETL
5 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.94%) Content Management
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
4 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.82%) C++
5 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Charles River
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) InterSystems
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) Novell
4 1 (2.94%) TIBCO