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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 118 91 74
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 13 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.78% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.83% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 14
Average daily rate
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£225 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +32.81%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2532 2292 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.38% 93.74% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 1117 1130
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 7 £173 -47.72% 5
Aberdeen +8 2 £260 -20.00%
Edinburgh -19 2 £190 - 2
West Lothian - 1 £350 - 1
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Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 14 (42.42%) UNIX
4 13 (39.39%) IIS
5 12 (36.36%) .NET
5 12 (36.36%) ITIL
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) Linux
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle
8 8 (24.24%) Java
9 7 (21.21%) Windows
9 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
10 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
10 6 (18.18%) ETL
10 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
10 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
11 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (15.15%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (12.12%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (12.12%) SLA
12 4 (12.12%) Firewall
12 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
13 3 (9.09%) Web Services
13 3 (9.09%) Banking
13 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
13 3 (9.09%) NHS

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (39.39%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
3 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.06%) CMS
5 2 (6.06%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (3.03%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.06%) DMZ
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 5 (15.15%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.06%) JSP
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) DataPower
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) UNIX
2 9 (27.27%) Linux
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) ETL
2 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITSM
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) Content Management
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
6 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.03%) Database Security
6 1 (3.03%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.03%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) VBA
3 2 (6.06%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.06%) InterSystems
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Sybase
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) Fidessa
5 1 (3.03%) Baan
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Charles River
5 1 (3.03%) thinkFolio