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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Analyst
UK
Rank 444 441 403
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -38
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 142 182 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 110 155
Median daily rate £300 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £213 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-29.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £16.61 £29.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.74% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £17.16 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £29.00 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.61 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-42.74% +45.00%

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
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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
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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +11 134 £300 -7.69% 61
London +5 67 £325 -9.09% 29
East Midlands +22 26 £145 -45.79% 7
Derbyshire +12 20 £136 -
South East +22 18 £300 +71.42% 11
Alfreton - 11 £145 -
Derby +7 10 £135 -
City of London -8 10 £363 -12.12% 8
Surrey +16 8 £294 -10.98% 5
South West +16 8 £213 -31.45% 5
Scotland +35 7 £135 - 4
North West +21 6 £350 +22.80% 2
Glasgow - 5 £135 - 2
Devon - 5 - -
Exeter - 5 - -
Merseyside +3 4 £350 -
Tyne and Wear -5 3 £350 -
North East -7 3 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 3 £350 -
Wirral - 3 £350 -
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £300 - 1
Northampton - 3 £300 - 1
Edinburgh +25 2 £129 - 2
Bristol +13 2 £213 -31.45% 2
West Midlands +9 2 - - 1
Manchester +6 2 - - 1
Chessington -2 2 £300 +100.00%
Yorkshire -11 2 £350 +16.66% 5
East of England -13 2 - - 1

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 117 (46.99%) SQL
2 85 (34.14%) Windows
3 79 (31.73%) Finance
4 75 (30.12%) SQL Server
5 71 (28.51%) Oracle
6 66 (26.51%) ITIL
7 64 (25.70%) Linux
8 45 (18.07%) Microsoft
8 45 (18.07%) Banking
9 43 (17.27%) Unix
9 43 (17.27%) Oracle Database
10 37 (14.86%) IIS
11 29 (11.65%) MS Excel
12 27 (10.84%) Retail
13 26 (10.44%) XML
14 25 (10.04%) .NET
15 24 (9.64%) MS Office
15 24 (9.64%) PowerShell
16 23 (9.24%) C#
17 22 (8.84%) PL/SQL
17 22 (8.84%) SLA
17 22 (8.84%) Oracle Database 10g
18 21 (8.43%) Change Management
19 20 (8.03%) Manufacturing
19 20 (8.03%) Business Analysis
19 20 (8.03%) WebSphere
19 20 (8.03%) SQL Server 2012
19 20 (8.03%) Windows Server
20 19 (7.63%) Relational Database
20 19 (7.63%) Back Office

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 37 (14.86%) IIS
2 20 (8.03%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.43%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.62%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.01%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.20%) Apache
8 3 (1.20%) Drupal
9 2 (0.80%) CMS
9 2 (0.80%) JBoss
9 2 (0.80%) Mule
9 2 (0.80%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.40%) Moodle
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.64%) MS Office
3 4 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.61%) MS Project
3 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 14 (5.62%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (4.82%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.41%) Demantra
4 6 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (2.41%) SnowdropKCS
5 5 (2.01%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.80%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.80%) Minerva
6 2 (0.80%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.40%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.40%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.40%) OPENContractor
7 1 (0.40%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.40%) Sonata
7 1 (0.40%) Summit
7 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.01%) GitHub
3 4 (1.61%) Google Play
3 4 (1.61%) IaaS
3 4 (1.61%) PaaS
3 4 (1.61%) SaaS
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.40%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.61%) DNS
3 7 (2.81%) DHCP
4 6 (2.41%) Firewall
5 5 (2.01%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.61%) Internet
7 3 (1.20%) FTP
8 2 (0.80%) SAN
9 1 (0.40%) HTTP
9 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (30.12%) SQL Server
2 43 (17.27%) Oracle Database
3 22 (8.84%) Oracle Database 10g
4 20 (8.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (7.63%) Relational Database
6 15 (6.02%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (3.21%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (2.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 4 (1.61%) DTS
14 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.61%) Star Schema
15 3 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.02%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.01%) Ant
2 5 (2.01%) Subversion
3 4 (1.61%) JDeveloper
3 4 (1.61%) JIRA
3 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.61%) Toad
4 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.80%) MSI
5 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
General
1 79 (31.73%) Finance
2 45 (18.07%) Banking
3 27 (10.84%) Retail
4 20 (8.03%) Manufacturing
5 19 (7.63%) Back Office
6 13 (5.22%) Front Office
7 9 (3.61%) Publishing
8 8 (3.21%) Investment Banking
9 7 (2.81%) International Banking
10 5 (2.01%) Legal
11 4 (1.61%) Law
12 3 (1.20%) Advertising
12 3 (1.20%) French Language
12 3 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.20%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.80%) Marketing
13 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.44%) XML
2 25 (10.04%) .NET
3 14 (5.62%) Web Services
4 8 (3.21%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (3.21%) XSLT
5 6 (2.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.20%) MSMQ
7 3 (1.20%) Spring
8 2 (0.80%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.80%) CSS
8 2 (0.80%) HTML
8 2 (0.80%) J2EE
8 2 (0.80%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.80%) Spring Integration
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.40%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.40%) JSP
9 1 (0.40%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.82%) SWIFT
3 10 (4.02%) Derivative
3 10 (4.02%) Equities
4 8 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.41%) EPoS
6 5 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.01%) NHS
6 5 (2.01%) PACS
7 4 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.61%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.61%) iPad
8 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.80%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.80%) User Experience
8 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (34.14%) Windows
2 64 (25.70%) Linux
3 43 (17.27%) Unix
4 20 (8.03%) Windows Server
5 18 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (5.22%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.02%) HPUX
9 7 (2.81%) AIX
10 5 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.61%) Solaris
12 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.40%) MVS
14 1 (0.40%) VMS
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.51%) ITIL
2 21 (8.43%) Change Management
3 20 (8.03%) Business Analysis
4 16 (6.43%) CRM
5 15 (6.02%) Configuration Management
5 15 (6.02%) Service Management
6 14 (5.62%) Problem Management
6 14 (5.62%) Workflow
7 12 (4.82%) Incident Management
7 12 (4.82%) Migration
8 11 (4.42%) Release Management
9 10 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (3.61%) Business Continuity
10 9 (3.61%) QMS
10 9 (3.61%) Test Scripting
11 8 (3.21%) Change Control
11 8 (3.21%) Document Management
11 8 (3.21%) ITIL V3
12 7 (2.81%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.81%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (46.99%) SQL
2 24 (9.64%) PowerShell
3 23 (9.24%) C#
4 22 (8.84%) PL/SQL
5 18 (7.23%) Java
6 12 (4.82%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.42%) Perl
8 10 (4.02%) Python
8 10 (4.02%) VBScript
9 9 (3.61%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.81%) R
11 6 (2.41%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.01%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.01%) VB
12 5 (2.01%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.61%) C
14 2 (0.80%) RPG
14 2 (0.80%) Ruby
14 2 (0.80%) VBA
15 1 (0.40%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (5.22%) Degree
2 7 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.20%) MCP
5 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) AAT
6 1 (0.40%) ACCA
6 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.40%) CIMA
6 1 (0.40%) ECDL
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.84%) SLA
2 9 (3.61%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.61%) SEPA
3 2 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) HL7
4 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.81%) Control-M
2 3 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.80%) Nagios
3 2 (0.80%) SCCM
4 1 (0.40%) DameWare
4 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) Opsview
Vendors
1 71 (28.51%) Oracle
2 45 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.82%) VMware
4 11 (4.42%) Citrix
5 8 (3.21%) IBM
6 7 (2.81%) Murex
7 6 (2.41%) Northgate
7 6 (2.41%) Orchard
8 5 (2.01%) Google
8 5 (2.01%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.61%) Sun
10 3 (1.20%) Civica
10 3 (1.20%) hybris
10 3 (1.20%) Splunk
10 3 (1.20%) Sybase
11 2 (0.80%) Cognos
11 2 (0.80%) F5
11 2 (0.80%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.80%) SAP
11 2 (0.80%) SimCorp
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