The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 424 403 411
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 198 177 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 111 109
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 14
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £16.30 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.91 £92.75 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-26.47% -5.55%

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
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 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
England +6 183 £325 +2.36% 81
London +44 120 £350 -6.66% 42
City of London +42 50 £438 +9.37% 6
South East -2 20 £220 -26.66% 14
West Midlands -3 13 £238 -19.14% 5
Scotland -25 10 £170 -48.48% 8
Surrey -2 8 £235 -21.66% 5
Hampshire -7 8 £300 +48.14%
East of England -31 8 £250 -16.66% 5
South West -21 7 £288 +5.50% 6
North West -8 6 £325 +1.56% 5
Glasgow -28 6 £170 -48.48% 7
North East -30 6 £188 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £188 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £188 - 1
Manchester -12 5 £325 +4.00% 1
Coventry - 5 £250 - 1
Yorkshire -5 4 £274 +54.22% 1
Bedfordshire -18 4 £250 +8.69% 1
Dorset - 4 £300 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +10 2 £100 -61.90% 4
East Midlands +4 2 - - 2
South Yorkshire +2 2 £274 +54.22%
Leeds +1 2 £240 - 1
Edinburgh -3 2 £190 +8.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -7 2 £240 - 1
Hertfordshire -24 2 - - 1
Wales -26 2 - -

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 199 (53.93%) SQL
2 137 (37.13%) Windows
3 133 (36.04%) UNIX
4 117 (31.71%) Finance
5 116 (31.44%) SQL Server
6 103 (27.91%) Oracle
7 84 (22.76%) ITIL
8 62 (16.80%) Linux
9 61 (16.53%) .NET
10 53 (14.36%) Java
11 50 (13.55%) Banking
12 49 (13.28%) Microsoft
13 38 (10.30%) Front Office
14 36 (9.76%) Oracle Database
15 32 (8.67%) MS Office
16 31 (8.40%) SLA
17 30 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (7.86%) C#
18 29 (7.86%) Service Delivery
19 28 (7.59%) IIS
20 26 (7.05%) SharePoint
21 25 (6.78%) Relational Database
22 24 (6.50%) Degree
22 24 (6.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 24 (6.50%) MS Excel
22 24 (6.50%) Back Office
23 23 (6.23%) NHS
23 23 (6.23%) Investment Banking
24 22 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
24 22 (5.96%) Change Control

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 28 (7.59%) IIS
2 26 (7.05%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.61%) WebSphere
4 13 (3.52%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.90%) Documentum
8 5 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.08%) CMS
9 4 (1.08%) WebSphere Process Server
9 4 (1.08%) Apache
9 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.81%) SAS
10 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 32 (8.67%) MS Office
2 24 (6.50%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.71%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.81%) MS Project
5 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.52%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.36%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (1.36%) Academy Housing
3 4 (1.08%) RMDS
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.81%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.54%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.54%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.27%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.27%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
1 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.98%) FTP
2 10 (2.71%) Internet
3 9 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.90%) Firewall
5 6 (1.63%) DNS
6 5 (1.36%) HTTP
7 4 (1.08%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.81%) SSL
9 2 (0.54%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.54%) SSH
9 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.54%) DMZ
10 1 (0.27%) ATM
10 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (31.44%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 25 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (5.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.63%) QlikView
9 6 (1.63%) InterSystems Cache
10 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.08%) MySQL
11 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.81%) DB2
13 2 (0.54%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 8 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.36%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.36%) Serena SBM
2 5 (1.36%) JIRA
3 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.81%) TestDirector
4 3 (0.81%) PVCS
4 3 (0.81%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.81%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.54%) Subversion
5 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 117 (31.71%) Finance
2 50 (13.55%) Banking
3 38 (10.30%) Front Office
4 24 (6.50%) Back Office
5 23 (6.23%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.79%) Retail
7 11 (2.98%) Legal
7 11 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.98%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.90%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.63%) Law
10 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.81%) Publishing
10 3 (0.81%) Marketing
10 3 (0.81%) German Language
11 2 (0.54%) Local Government
11 2 (0.54%) Advertising
11 2 (0.54%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (16.53%) .NET
2 16 (4.34%) HTML
3 15 (4.07%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.79%) Middleware
5 13 (3.52%) Web Services
6 11 (2.98%) XML
7 9 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (1.90%) J2EE
8 7 (1.90%) QuickFIX
9 5 (1.36%) Classic ASP
9 5 (1.36%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.36%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (1.36%) Spring
10 4 (1.08%) SOAP
11 3 (0.81%) CGI
12 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 2 (0.54%) JSP
12 2 (0.54%) ODBC
13 1 (0.27%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (6.23%) NHS
4 16 (4.34%) Fixed Income
5 15 (4.07%) Derivative
6 11 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.71%) Equities
8 8 (2.17%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.63%) SWIFT
9 6 (1.63%) Statistics
9 6 (1.63%) AS400
10 5 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.36%) iPad
10 5 (1.36%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.81%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.81%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.81%) iSeries
11 3 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 137 (37.13%) Windows
2 133 (36.04%) UNIX
3 62 (16.80%) Linux
4 22 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (5.42%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (3.79%) Solaris
7 11 (2.98%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.63%) HPUX
11 5 (1.36%) AIX
12 3 (0.81%) MVS
12 3 (0.81%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.54%) Debian
14 1 (0.27%) OS/400
14 1 (0.27%) VME
14 1 (0.27%) CentOS
14 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.76%) ITIL
2 29 (7.86%) Service Delivery
3 22 (5.96%) Change Control
4 20 (5.42%) Service Management
5 19 (5.15%) Incident Management
5 19 (5.15%) Problem Management
5 19 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (4.88%) Change Management
6 18 (4.88%) Asset Management
7 17 (4.61%) Release Management
8 16 (4.34%) CRM
9 15 (4.07%) Investment Management
10 14 (3.79%) Workflow
11 13 (3.52%) Project Management
11 13 (3.52%) Data Management
12 12 (3.25%) E-Commerce
12 12 (3.25%) ETL
13 11 (2.98%) Configuration Management
14 10 (2.71%) Electronic Trading
14 10 (2.71%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 199 (53.93%) SQL
2 53 (14.36%) Java
3 29 (7.86%) C#
4 22 (5.96%) PL/SQL
5 21 (5.69%) Perl
6 19 (5.15%) VB
7 17 (4.61%) Shell Script
8 16 (4.34%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.25%) Python
10 11 (2.98%) JavaScript
10 11 (2.98%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.44%) VBA
11 9 (2.44%) Korn
12 8 (2.17%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.90%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.63%) VBScript
15 5 (1.36%) C++
16 3 (0.81%) VB6
17 2 (0.54%) COBOL
17 2 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (6.50%) Degree
2 19 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.34%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.40%) SLA
2 8 (2.17%) QA
3 6 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.08%) COBIT
5 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.54%) XenApp
3 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.44%) Control-M
1 9 (2.44%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (2.17%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (1.08%) SCCM
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.54%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.54%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) Foglight
7 1 (0.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.27%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 103 (27.91%) Oracle
2 49 (13.28%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.96%) Sybase
4 15 (4.07%) Citrix
5 13 (3.52%) Sun
6 11 (2.98%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.98%) thinkFolio
7 10 (2.71%) Charles River
7 10 (2.71%) HP
7 10 (2.71%) Cognos
8 9 (2.44%) Business Objects
8 9 (2.44%) Reuters
9 8 (2.17%) IBM
10 7 (1.90%) Informatica
10 7 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.90%) SAP
11 6 (1.63%) VMware
12 5 (1.36%) Cerner
12 5 (1.36%) Bloomberg
12 5 (1.36%) Serena
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