The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 55 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.58% 1.71% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.80% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £385 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £455 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 South Wales 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 Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
497 389 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.76% 94.88% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 225 209
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 27
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.20 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £156.00 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Cardiff -11 3 £425 +6.25%
Bridgend - - - - 1
Applications Support Analyst
Wales

Applications Support Analyst
Top 27 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) RPG
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OS/400
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) OS/400
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
1 2 (66.67%) RPG
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft