The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Applications Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 244 239 221
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 25 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 11
Median daily rate £225 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £203 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £20.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £20.00 £20.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
Applications Support Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8682 8855 8642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.02% 94.71% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5242 4970 4720
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 422 469
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £255 - 3
Surrey -8 5 £150 -57.14% 5
East Sussex +1 4 £500 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £188 - 1
Hampshire +2 3 £203 +50.00% 6
Berkshire -9 2 £168 -33.00% 5
Kent - 1 - -
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Applications Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 17 (41.46%) ITIL
4 10 (24.39%) Oracle
4 10 (24.39%) Business Analysis
5 9 (21.95%) XML
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
6 8 (19.51%) Linux
6 8 (19.51%) CRM
7 7 (17.07%) Tomcat
7 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
8 6 (14.63%) Java
8 6 (14.63%) J2SE
8 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
8 6 (14.63%) IBM
8 6 (14.63%) Finance
8 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
8 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
9 5 (12.20%) Log4j
9 5 (12.20%) XML Schema
9 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.20%) XSLT
9 5 (12.20%) IIS
10 4 (9.76%) MS Office
10 4 (9.76%) Sybase
10 4 (9.76%) VB

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.07%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.20%) IIS
4 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) Documentum
6 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) Network Security
1 1 (2.44%) S/MIME
1 1 (2.44%) SSL
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.88%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Log4j
2 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) French Language
2 1 (2.44%) German Language
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) XML
2 6 (14.63%) J2SE
3 5 (12.20%) XML Schema
3 5 (12.20%) XSLT
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
5 3 (7.32%) .NET
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.88%) CSS
6 2 (4.88%) HTML
6 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.44%) ELK Stack
7 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
1 4 (9.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) PACS
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.51%) Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.88%) Unix
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Business Analysis
3 8 (19.51%) CRM
4 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) Service Management
6 3 (7.32%) Change Control
6 3 (7.32%) Document Management
6 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) ERP
7 2 (4.88%) ETL
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.88%) Web Development
8 1 (2.44%) SOA
8 1 (2.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
2 6 (14.63%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) Python
3 4 (9.76%) VB
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) Korn
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) AWK
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) MCP
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.44%) MCSA
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Cacti
1 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.44%) Nagios
1 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) IBM
3 4 (9.76%) Citrix
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Sybase
3 4 (9.76%) ThinPrint
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.44%) CommVault
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.44%) OpenText
5 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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