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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 129 120 98
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 7 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.40% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.43% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
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£425 £171 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+148.17% -48.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £235 £300
% change year-on-year
+38.29% -21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -20.00%
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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
3041 2529 2296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.71% 92.33% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1282 1111
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 47 83
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.05 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Glasgow +3 6 £425 +150.00% 2
Edinburgh -15 1 - - 1
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Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) IIS
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) Sybase
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (11.11%) Summit
5 2 (11.11%) Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Content Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) NHS
6 1 (5.56%) Control-M
6 1 (5.56%) Charles River
6 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
6 1 (5.56%) AdminStudio
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (27.78%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Summit
2 1 (5.56%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.56%) AdminStudio
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Content Management
2 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Sybase
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Novell
2 1 (5.56%) Charles River
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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