The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 9 July 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 South West 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 134 104 124
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.035% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £225 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £256 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2679 1970 2786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.28% 94.30% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1759 1198 1674
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 121 173
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.20 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -28.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £43.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 9 July 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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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
Somerset -25 1 - - 4
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle