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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 508 437 426
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 143 188 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 133 126
Median daily rate £338 £345 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +10.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £18.60 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.25 £20.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.02% +4.28%

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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 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
England -43 133 £338 - 98
London -60 62 £420 +20.00% 37
South East -4 22 £215 -21.81% 25
East of England +19 17 £329 +31.50% 6
City of London +23 13 £425 +21.42% 12
West Midlands -2 9 £363 +9.84% 5
Norfolk - 7 - -
Yorkshire +5 6 £240 +6.66% 11
West Yorkshire -1 6 £240 +6.66% 11
North West -12 6 £275 +22.22% 6
Leeds -10 5 £264 +17.22% 7
Surrey -11 5 £150 -57.14% 3
North East - 5 £350 -
Hertfordshire +7 4 £275 - 1
Essex +3 4 £338 -
South West +2 4 £310 -12.98% 6
Brighton +2 4 £500 - 1
East Sussex 0 4 £500 - 1
Scotland -13 4 £389 +38.83% 6
West Sussex - 4 £188 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 3 £230 - 4
Hampshire +6 3 £203 - 6
Milton Keynes +6 3 £230 - 3
Chester 0 3 £275 -
Cheshire -6 3 £275 +22.22% 3
Manchester -7 3 - - 3
Edinburgh -9 3 £365 -8.75% 5
Birmingham - 3 - - 1
Peterlee - 3 - -
Durham - 3 - -

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 171 (51.35%) SQL
2 119 (35.74%) Windows
3 104 (31.23%) Finance
4 90 (27.03%) ITIL
5 77 (23.12%) Unix
6 76 (22.82%) Linux
7 75 (22.52%) Oracle
8 70 (21.02%) SQL Server
9 55 (16.52%) Microsoft
10 50 (15.02%) .NET
11 48 (14.41%) Banking
12 44 (13.21%) Java
13 41 (12.31%) Front Office
14 40 (12.01%) Windows Server
15 34 (10.21%) Change Management
15 34 (10.21%) MS Excel
16 31 (9.31%) IIS
17 28 (8.41%) XML
18 26 (7.81%) Problem Management
19 25 (7.51%) Tomcat
20 24 (7.21%) MS Office
20 24 (7.21%) Incident Management
21 22 (6.61%) Service Delivery
21 22 (6.61%) SharePoint
21 22 (6.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 22 (6.61%) Release Management
21 22 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
22 21 (6.31%) VB
23 20 (6.01%) Fixed Income
23 20 (6.01%) Perl

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 31 (9.31%) IIS
2 25 (7.51%) Tomcat
3 22 (6.61%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.20%) Apache
5 12 (3.60%) JBoss
6 8 (2.40%) CMS
6 8 (2.40%) Documentum
7 6 (1.80%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.20%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.90%) Captiva
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.60%) Confluence
10 2 (0.60%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.30%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 34 (10.21%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.21%) MS Office
3 8 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.50%) Maximo
3 3 (0.90%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.90%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (0.90%) Salerio
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.60%) Exstream
4 2 (0.60%) Misys Opics
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.60%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.30%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.30%) Summit
5 1 (0.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.90%) Office 365
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.70%) Firewall
2 7 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.80%) HTTP
4 5 (1.50%) DNS
4 5 (1.50%) Multicast
4 5 (1.50%) PuTTY
4 5 (1.50%) SSL
5 4 (1.20%) Internet
5 4 (1.20%) SMTP
6 3 (0.90%) FTP
7 2 (0.60%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.30%) LDAP
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 70 (21.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.01%) Oracle Database
3 15 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.80%) MS Access
10 2 (0.60%) DB2
10 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.30%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (3.00%) JIRA
2 9 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.50%) Subversion
4 4 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.90%) Log4j
6 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.60%) Toad
6 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.60%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.30%) JUnit
7 1 (0.30%) MSI
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.30%) WiX
General
1 104 (31.23%) Finance
2 48 (14.41%) Banking
3 41 (12.31%) Front Office
4 20 (6.01%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.80%) Back Office
6 12 (3.60%) Retail
7 6 (1.80%) Law
8 5 (1.50%) Advertising
8 5 (1.50%) Legal
9 4 (1.20%) Billing
9 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (15.02%) .NET
2 28 (8.41%) XML
3 20 (6.01%) HTML
3 20 (6.01%) Web Services
4 16 (4.80%) FIX Protocol
5 12 (3.60%) J2EE
6 9 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.70%) Classic ASP
7 8 (2.40%) CSS
7 8 (2.40%) Middleware
8 6 (1.80%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (1.50%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.50%) Rendezvous
10 4 (1.20%) JDBC
10 4 (1.20%) XSLT
11 3 (0.90%) Ajax
11 3 (0.90%) COM+
11 3 (0.90%) J2SE
11 3 (0.90%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.90%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (6.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (6.01%) Fixed Income
3 17 (5.11%) Derivative
4 15 (4.50%) Equities
5 11 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.00%) SWIFT
7 6 (1.80%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.20%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.20%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.90%) EPoS
10 3 (0.90%) NHS
11 2 (0.60%) DataPower
11 2 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.60%) Statistics
11 2 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 119 (35.74%) Windows
2 77 (23.12%) Unix
3 76 (22.82%) Linux
4 40 (12.01%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.30%) Solaris
7 11 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.10%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.20%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.60%) AIX
11 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.60%) SUSE
12 1 (0.30%) Android
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (27.03%) ITIL
2 34 (10.21%) Change Management
3 26 (7.81%) Problem Management
4 24 (7.21%) Incident Management
5 22 (6.61%) Release Management
5 22 (6.61%) Service Delivery
6 20 (6.01%) CRM
7 17 (5.11%) Business Analysis
7 17 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (4.20%) ERP
9 13 (3.90%) E-Commerce
10 12 (3.60%) Asset Management
10 12 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (3.60%) Electronic Trading
11 11 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (3.00%) Migration
12 10 (3.00%) Project Management
12 10 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (3.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (51.35%) SQL
2 44 (13.21%) Java
3 21 (6.31%) VB
4 20 (6.01%) Perl
5 17 (5.11%) Python
6 16 (4.80%) JavaScript
6 16 (4.80%) Shell Script
7 13 (3.90%) C#
7 13 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.60%) VBA
9 11 (3.30%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.00%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.40%) PHP
12 7 (2.10%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.80%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.50%) C++
15 4 (1.20%) VBScript
16 3 (0.90%) Groovy
16 3 (0.90%) VB6
17 2 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.70%) Degree
3 9 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.80%) MCSE
6 3 (0.90%) MCP
6 3 (0.90%) MCSA
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.70%) QA
1 9 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) HL7
2 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.50%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.40%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (2.10%) Nagios
3 6 (1.80%) Control-M
4 4 (1.20%) Cacti
4 4 (1.20%) Opsview
4 4 (1.20%) SCCM
4 4 (1.20%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.90%) Dollar Universe
5 3 (0.90%) logstash
6 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.60%) Puppet
6 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 2 (0.60%) WSUS
7 1 (0.30%) OpenView
Vendors
1 75 (22.52%) Oracle
2 55 (16.52%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.01%) IBM
4 19 (5.71%) Fidessa
4 19 (5.71%) Sybase
5 11 (3.30%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.00%) Bloomberg
6 10 (3.00%) Remedy
6 10 (3.00%) ServiceNow
7 8 (2.40%) Civica
7 8 (2.40%) Trayport
8 7 (2.10%) Citrix
8 7 (2.10%) Reuters
9 5 (1.50%) Charles River
9 5 (1.50%) HP
9 5 (1.50%) Siebel
9 5 (1.50%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.20%) iManage
10 4 (1.20%) SAP
10 4 (1.20%) ThinPrint
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