The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Applications Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 494 431 412
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 158 224 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 138 118
Median daily rate £314 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.35% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £186 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £268
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 23
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.91% +8.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.34 £30.00 £31.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £26.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+21.90% +29.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the UK.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the UK.

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
England -66 146 £310 -11.42% 85
London -36 72 £375 -6.25% 41
South East +31 31 £275 +10.00% 17
City of London +43 20 £425 - 16
Milton Keynes - 20 £230 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 20 £230 - 2
South West +5 11 £310 -12.98% 6
East of England -12 9 £261 -19.84% 6
Yorkshire -15 8 £225 -24.36% 5
West Midlands -24 8 £375 -21.05% 3
Hampshire +9 7 £363 +168.51% 3
Essex -25 7 £250 -23.00%
West Yorkshire -2 6 £288 +27.77% 2
Glasgow +1 5 £413 +144.80% 3
Scotland -8 5 £413 +139.82% 5
Wales +14 4 - - 1
North West -2 4 £243 -19.16% 4
Manchester -2 4 £243 - 3
Leeds -9 4 £288 +27.77% 1
Wrexham - 4 - -
North Wales - 4 - -
Bristol 0 3 £281 -21.05% 5
Shropshire - 3 £375 -
South Yorkshire -1 2 £218 - 2
Warwickshire -5 2 £325 -31.57%
Colchester -6 2 £220 -
Belfast -8 2 £272 +36.00%
County Antrim -8 2 £272 +36.00%
Northern Ireland -10 2 £272 +36.00%
Sheffield -14 2 £218 - 2

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 168 (51.22%) SQL
2 107 (32.62%) ITIL
3 102 (31.10%) Finance
4 91 (27.74%) Windows
5 87 (26.52%) Linux
5 87 (26.52%) Oracle
6 80 (24.39%) Unix
7 66 (20.12%) Java
8 55 (16.77%) SQL Server
9 48 (14.63%) Banking
10 42 (12.80%) Microsoft
11 36 (10.98%) Windows Server
12 35 (10.67%) Front Office
13 28 (8.54%) .NET
13 28 (8.54%) Tomcat
13 28 (8.54%) Python
14 26 (7.93%) Perl
14 26 (7.93%) IIS
14 26 (7.93%) Change Management
14 26 (7.93%) Problem Management
14 26 (7.93%) Oracle Database
15 23 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (7.01%) Derivative
15 23 (7.01%) CRM
16 22 (6.71%) PL/SQL
17 21 (6.40%) XML
17 21 (6.40%) MS Excel
17 21 (6.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 21 (6.40%) Fixed Income
17 21 (6.40%) Incident Management

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 28 (8.54%) Tomcat
2 26 (7.93%) IIS
3 17 (5.18%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.88%) Apache
5 9 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.74%) JBoss
6 7 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.83%) Documentum
7 6 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.52%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.22%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.22%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.91%) CMS
11 2 (0.61%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.61%) Captiva
11 2 (0.61%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.49%) MS Office
3 5 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.61%) CATIA
6 1 (0.30%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.44%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.83%) CSG Singleview
2 6 (1.83%) Northgate Housing
3 4 (1.22%) Maximo
4 3 (0.91%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.61%) Exstream
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.61%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.30%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.30%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.30%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.30%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.30%) RMDS
6 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.22%) Office 365
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.74%) Firewall
2 7 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.83%) HTTP
4 5 (1.52%) DNS
4 5 (1.52%) Internet
4 5 (1.52%) Multicast
4 5 (1.52%) PuTTY
4 5 (1.52%) SSL
5 4 (1.22%) SMTP
6 3 (0.91%) FTP
7 2 (0.61%) Intranet
7 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.30%) LDAP
8 1 (0.30%) Network Security
8 1 (0.30%) S/MIME
8 1 (0.30%) SAN
8 1 (0.30%) SSH
8 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.93%) Oracle Database
3 15 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (2.74%) MS Access
6 8 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.83%) QlikView
7 6 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.83%) SAP BI
8 5 (1.52%) MySQL
8 5 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.61%) DB2
10 2 (0.61%) OLAP
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (4.57%) JIRA
2 9 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (2.44%) Log4j
4 5 (1.52%) Subversion
5 4 (1.22%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.61%) Toad
7 1 (0.30%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.30%) JUnit
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 102 (31.10%) Finance
2 48 (14.63%) Banking
3 35 (10.67%) Front Office
4 19 (5.79%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.27%) Retail
6 10 (3.05%) Back Office
6 10 (3.05%) Law
7 7 (2.13%) Billing
8 6 (1.83%) Advertising
8 6 (1.83%) Legal
9 5 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.91%) Automotive
11 3 (0.91%) German Language
11 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.61%) French Language
12 2 (0.61%) Local Government
13 1 (0.30%) Electronics
13 1 (0.30%) Marketing
13 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.54%) .NET
2 21 (6.40%) XML
3 19 (5.79%) FIX Protocol
4 17 (5.18%) HTML
5 16 (4.88%) Web Services
6 13 (3.96%) J2SE
7 10 (3.05%) CSS
7 10 (3.05%) J2EE
8 9 (2.74%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.74%) XSLT
9 8 (2.44%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.44%) XML Schema
10 7 (2.13%) Spring
11 6 (1.83%) Classic ASP
11 6 (1.83%) Middleware
11 6 (1.83%) Rendezvous
11 6 (1.83%) REST
12 5 (1.52%) Apache Camel
12 5 (1.52%) SOAP
12 5 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.01%) Derivative
2 21 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.40%) Fixed Income
2 21 (6.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (4.57%) Equities
4 10 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.74%) SWIFT
6 6 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.52%) iPad
7 5 (1.52%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.22%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.22%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.91%) EPoS
9 3 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.91%) NHS
10 2 (0.61%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 91 (27.74%) Windows
2 87 (26.52%) Linux
3 80 (24.39%) Unix
4 36 (10.98%) Windows Server
5 23 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.66%) Solaris
7 11 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.52%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.22%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.61%) AIX
13 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (32.62%) ITIL
2 26 (7.93%) Change Management
2 26 (7.93%) Problem Management
3 23 (7.01%) CRM
4 21 (6.40%) Incident Management
5 18 (5.49%) Release Management
6 17 (5.18%) Business Analysis
7 16 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 14 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (3.96%) Asset Management
9 13 (3.96%) Electronic Trading
9 13 (3.96%) Service Management
9 13 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (3.66%) SDLC
11 10 (3.05%) Document Management
11 10 (3.05%) Investment Management
11 10 (3.05%) ITSM
12 9 (2.74%) Project Management
12 9 (2.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (51.22%) SQL
2 66 (20.12%) Java
3 28 (8.54%) Python
4 26 (7.93%) Perl
5 22 (6.71%) PL/SQL
6 20 (6.10%) Shell Script
7 16 (4.88%) VBA
8 13 (3.96%) Bash Shell
8 13 (3.96%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.96%) VB
9 12 (3.66%) C++
9 12 (3.66%) PHP
10 7 (2.13%) C
10 7 (2.13%) C#
11 6 (1.83%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.52%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.91%) Groovy
13 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.61%) COBOL
15 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (5.49%) Degree
2 16 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (4.27%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.22%) MCSE
5 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.30%) CCNA
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.30%) CISSP
6 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) MCP
6 1 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.79%) SLA
2 13 (3.96%) QA
3 3 (0.91%) HL7
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.83%) Terminal Services
3 5 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.79%) Control-M
2 9 (2.74%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.22%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.91%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (0.91%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.61%) Cacti
5 2 (0.61%) Opsview
5 2 (0.61%) SCCM
6 1 (0.30%) Nagios
6 1 (0.30%) OpenView
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 87 (26.52%) Oracle
2 42 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.49%) IBM
3 18 (5.49%) Sybase
4 17 (5.18%) Remedy
5 15 (4.57%) Red Hat
6 12 (3.66%) Fidessa
6 12 (3.66%) SAP
7 9 (2.74%) Citrix
7 9 (2.74%) Civica
8 6 (1.83%) Northgate
8 6 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (1.83%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.52%) Charles River
9 5 (1.52%) Cognos
9 5 (1.52%) iManage
9 5 (1.52%) Reuters
9 5 (1.52%) Splunk
9 5 (1.52%) Trayport
10 4 (1.22%) ThinPrint
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