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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 483 420 425
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 151 254 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 154 124
Median daily rate £310 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £220 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £325 £235
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +38.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 23
Median hourly rate £28.75 £22.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.21% +8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.87 £17.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.34 £35.25 £32.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £26.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+21.90% +28.04%

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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -73 144 £305 -6.15% 89
London -31 68 £375 - 39
South East +21 30 £255 +15.90% 11
City of London +21 21 £425 - 19
East of England -10 15 £250 -23.07% 3
Milton Keynes - 15 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 15 £200 -
South West +13 11 £318 +15.45% 9
Essex -21 9 £250 -23.00%
Hampshire +12 7 £363 - 2
Yorkshire -22 6 £225 -35.71% 9
West Midlands -26 6 £375 - 4
North West +4 5 £243 -33.10% 6
Manchester -1 5 £243 -3.00% 3
West Yorkshire -5 4 £288 +5.99% 4
Wales +26 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire +9 3 £225 - 1
Glasgow +6 3 £413 +144.80%
Scotland +3 3 £413 +139.82% 3
Colchester -1 3 £275 -
Leeds -11 3 £288 +5.99% 3
Bristol - 3 £281 - 6
Cambridge - 3 £305 -
Kent - 3 £188 - 3
Wrexham - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £305 -
Watford - 3 £225 -
North Wales - 3 - -
South Yorkshire -1 2 £218 - 1
Sheffield -4 2 £218 -

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 151 (51.01%) SQL
2 93 (31.42%) ITIL
3 92 (31.08%) Finance
4 75 (25.34%) Oracle
5 71 (23.99%) Linux
6 67 (22.64%) Windows
7 62 (20.95%) Unix
8 61 (20.61%) Java
9 54 (18.24%) SQL Server
10 35 (11.82%) Microsoft
11 34 (11.49%) Banking
12 28 (9.46%) .NET
13 27 (9.12%) Tomcat
14 26 (8.78%) Problem Management
14 26 (8.78%) Windows Server
15 25 (8.45%) Python
16 24 (8.11%) Front Office
17 23 (7.77%) MS Excel
17 23 (7.77%) IIS
18 22 (7.43%) PL/SQL
18 22 (7.43%) Oracle Database
19 21 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 21 (7.09%) CRM
19 21 (7.09%) SLA
19 21 (7.09%) Change Management
20 20 (6.76%) Perl
21 19 (6.42%) XML
21 19 (6.42%) SharePoint
22 17 (5.74%) Apache

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 27 (9.12%) Tomcat
2 23 (7.77%) IIS
3 19 (6.42%) SharePoint
4 17 (5.74%) Apache
5 9 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.70%) JBoss
7 6 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.03%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.69%) Documentum
9 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.01%) CMS
10 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.68%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.68%) Captiva
11 2 (0.68%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.73%) MS Office
3 5 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.68%) CATIA
4 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 9 (3.04%) Markit EDM
2 6 (2.03%) CSG Singleview
2 6 (2.03%) Northgate Housing
3 4 (1.35%) ION MarketView
4 3 (1.01%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.68%) Exstream
5 2 (0.68%) Maximo
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.68%) RMDS
5 2 (0.68%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.34%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.34%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.34%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.34%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.04%) Firewall
2 6 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.69%) HTTP
3 5 (1.69%) Multicast
4 4 (1.35%) Internet
5 3 (1.01%) DNS
5 3 (1.01%) FTP
5 3 (1.01%) SMTP
5 3 (1.01%) SSL
6 2 (0.68%) Intranet
6 2 (0.68%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.34%) LAN
7 1 (0.34%) Network Security
7 1 (0.34%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.43%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.04%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (2.36%) MS Access
5 7 (2.36%) SAP BI
6 6 (2.03%) QlikView
6 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.69%) MySQL
7 5 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.01%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.68%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 13 (4.39%) JIRA
2 9 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (2.70%) Log4j
4 4 (1.35%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.35%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.01%) JUnit
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.01%) Subversion
6 1 (0.34%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.34%) Toad
6 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (31.08%) Finance
2 34 (11.49%) Banking
3 24 (8.11%) Front Office
4 17 (5.74%) Retail
5 13 (4.39%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.04%) Law
7 7 (2.36%) Billing
8 5 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.69%) Legal
9 4 (1.35%) Advertising
9 4 (1.35%) Back Office
9 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.01%) Automotive
10 3 (1.01%) French Language
10 3 (1.01%) German Language
11 2 (0.68%) Local Government
11 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.46%) .NET
2 19 (6.42%) XML
3 13 (4.39%) HTML
3 13 (4.39%) J2SE
3 13 (4.39%) Web Services
4 12 (4.05%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (3.04%) Spring
5 9 (3.04%) XSLT
6 8 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 8 (2.70%) J2EE
6 8 (2.70%) XML Schema
7 7 (2.36%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.36%) CSS
8 6 (2.03%) Classic ASP
8 6 (2.03%) Rendezvous
8 6 (2.03%) REST
8 6 (2.03%) SOAP
9 5 (1.69%) Apache Camel
10 4 (1.35%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (4.39%) Derivative
3 13 (4.39%) Fixed Income
4 7 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.03%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.03%) Equities
5 6 (2.03%) iPad
6 5 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.69%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.35%) EPoS
8 3 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.01%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.68%) PACS
9 2 (0.68%) Statistics
9 2 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 71 (23.99%) Linux
2 67 (22.64%) Windows
3 62 (20.95%) Unix
4 26 (8.78%) Windows Server
5 21 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.35%) Solaris
9 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.01%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.34%) AIX
11 1 (0.34%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (31.42%) ITIL
2 26 (8.78%) Problem Management
3 21 (7.09%) Change Management
3 21 (7.09%) CRM
4 15 (5.07%) Incident Management
5 14 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (4.73%) Service Delivery
6 13 (4.39%) Business Analysis
6 13 (4.39%) Release Management
6 13 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (4.05%) Asset Management
8 11 (3.72%) Service Management
8 11 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (3.72%) Workflow
9 10 (3.38%) Document Management
9 10 (3.38%) Investment Management
10 9 (3.04%) Change Control
10 9 (3.04%) Electronic Trading
10 9 (3.04%) ITSM
11 8 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 151 (51.01%) SQL
2 61 (20.61%) Java
3 25 (8.45%) Python
4 22 (7.43%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.76%) Perl
6 16 (5.41%) VBA
7 15 (5.07%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.73%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.05%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.72%) PHP
11 10 (3.38%) VB
12 9 (3.04%) C#
12 9 (3.04%) C++
13 8 (2.70%) C
13 8 (2.70%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.35%) JavaScript
14 4 (1.35%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.01%) Groovy
16 2 (0.68%) COBOL
17 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (5.41%) Degree
2 12 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.68%) MCP
5 2 (0.68%) MCSE
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.09%) SLA
2 9 (3.04%) QA
3 4 (1.35%) HL7
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.69%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.07%) Control-M
2 7 (2.36%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.35%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.01%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (1.01%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.68%) Cacti
5 2 (0.68%) Opsview
5 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.34%) Nagios
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.34%) SCCM
6 1 (0.34%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 75 (25.34%) Oracle
2 35 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.07%) IBM
4 14 (4.73%) Remedy
4 14 (4.73%) SAP
5 13 (4.39%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.05%) Sybase
7 9 (3.04%) Civica
8 7 (2.36%) Citrix
9 6 (2.03%) Northgate
9 6 (2.03%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (2.03%) Splunk
9 6 (2.03%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.69%) Charles River
10 5 (1.69%) Cognos
10 5 (1.69%) Fidessa
10 5 (1.69%) Reuters
11 4 (1.35%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.35%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.35%) SolarWinds
Kent
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Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Volt
Rate: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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London
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