The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 142 144 126
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.032% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.033% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £310 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £306 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.22% -9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £18.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+58.90% -8.75%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2833 3039 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.58% 95.84% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 1921 1483
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 172 158
Average hourly rate £31.50 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol - 2 £310 - 1
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
3 12 (70.59%) .NET
4 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle
7 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (35.29%) HTML
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 6 (35.29%) Service Management
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) C#
9 4 (23.53%) Remedy
9 4 (23.53%) LiveLink
10 3 (17.65%) VB6
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
10 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (17.65%) Web Services
10 3 (17.65%) Windows
10 3 (17.65%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (23.53%) LiveLink
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.76%) MS Access
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
5 2 (11.76%) COM
5 2 (11.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) C
5 3 (17.65%) VB
5 3 (17.65%) VB6
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Remedy
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix