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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 478 448 457
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 170 197 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 132 113
Median daily rate £340 £328 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% -1.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £165 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £256 £263
% change year-on-year
+7.42% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £16.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £39.00 £19.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +29.03%

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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 -42 158 £340 +4.61% 71
London -52 74 £420 +15.86% 29
South East 0 28 £175 -44.00% 16
East of England +27 25 £320 +28.00% 5
City of London +37 23 £450 - 9
North West -1 11 £275 +46.66% 3
Norfolk +1 7 - -
West Midlands -11 7 £325 -1.51% 3
Essex - 7 £338 - 1
Surrey -3 6 £150 -63.63% 4
Manchester -5 6 £225 -19.06% 1
West Sussex -15 6 £145 -53.60% 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £320 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £320 - 1
Hertfordshire +10 5 £275 -
West Yorkshire +3 5 £233 -5.10% 5
Yorkshire -13 5 £233 +3.33% 7
North East - 5 £350 -
Horsham - 5 £140 - 1
Brighton +1 4 £500 - 1
East Sussex -2 4 £500 +53.84% 2
Leeds -8 4 £240 +2.12% 3
Scotland -24 4 £389 +25.40% 4
Chelmsford - 4 £338 -
Oxfordshire +6 3 £175 -20.45%
Chester +4 3 £275 -
Wales +3 3 - -
Hampshire +2 3 £203 - 6
Cheshire -12 3 £275 +22.22% 1
Edinburgh -14 3 £365 -18.88% 2

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 179 (49.86%) SQL
2 125 (34.82%) Windows
3 113 (31.48%) Finance
4 91 (25.35%) ITIL
5 79 (22.01%) Unix
6 78 (21.73%) Oracle
6 78 (21.73%) SQL Server
7 77 (21.45%) Linux
8 66 (18.38%) Microsoft
9 52 (14.48%) .NET
10 50 (13.93%) Banking
11 45 (12.53%) Java
12 42 (11.70%) Front Office
12 42 (11.70%) Windows Server
13 36 (10.03%) MS Excel
14 35 (9.75%) IIS
14 35 (9.75%) Change Management
15 29 (8.08%) MS Office
16 28 (7.80%) Incident Management
16 28 (7.80%) Problem Management
17 27 (7.52%) VB
17 27 (7.52%) Tomcat
17 27 (7.52%) XML
17 27 (7.52%) SharePoint
18 23 (6.41%) Service Delivery
19 22 (6.13%) Release Management
19 22 (6.13%) Web Services
20 21 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (5.57%) PowerShell
21 20 (5.57%) CRM

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 35 (9.75%) IIS
2 27 (7.52%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.52%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.90%) Apache
4 12 (3.34%) JBoss
5 9 (2.51%) Documentum
6 8 (2.23%) CMS
7 6 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.39%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.39%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.11%) IBM Domino
9 4 (1.11%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.84%) Captiva
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.56%) Confluence
12 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 36 (10.03%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.08%) MS Office
3 11 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.51%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.39%) Maximo
4 4 (1.11%) Salerio
5 3 (0.84%) Northgate Housing
5 3 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.56%) Exstream
6 2 (0.56%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.56%) Misys Opics
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.56%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.28%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.84%) Office 365
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.79%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.95%) Firewall
3 6 (1.67%) HTTP
4 5 (1.39%) DNS
4 5 (1.39%) Internet
4 5 (1.39%) PuTTY
4 5 (1.39%) SSL
5 4 (1.11%) SMTP
6 3 (0.84%) Multicast
7 1 (0.28%) FTP
7 1 (0.28%) LDAP
7 1 (0.28%) S/MIME
7 1 (0.28%) SAN
7 1 (0.28%) SSH
7 1 (0.28%) VPN
7 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (21.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.01%) Oracle Database
3 15 (4.18%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.51%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.67%) MS Access
10 5 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.11%) DB2
12 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (3.06%) JIRA
2 10 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.39%) Subversion
4 4 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.84%) MSI
5 3 (0.84%) WiX
6 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.56%) Log4j
6 2 (0.56%) Toad
6 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.56%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.28%) JUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
General
1 113 (31.48%) Finance
2 50 (13.93%) Banking
3 42 (11.70%) Front Office
4 19 (5.29%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.18%) Back Office
5 15 (4.18%) Retail
6 6 (1.67%) Law
7 5 (1.39%) Advertising
7 5 (1.39%) Legal
8 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.84%) Billing
9 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (14.48%) .NET
2 27 (7.52%) XML
3 22 (6.13%) Web Services
4 20 (5.57%) HTML
5 16 (4.46%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (3.34%) J2EE
7 9 (2.51%) Classic ASP
8 8 (2.23%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.23%) CSS
8 8 (2.23%) Middleware
9 6 (1.67%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.11%) ELK Stack
10 4 (1.11%) JDBC
10 4 (1.11%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.84%) Ajax
11 3 (0.84%) COM+
11 3 (0.84%) Rendezvous
11 3 (0.84%) XSLT
12 2 (0.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.01%) Derivative
2 18 (5.01%) Fixed Income
3 17 (4.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (4.46%) Equities
5 10 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.51%) SWIFT
7 6 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.11%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.11%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.84%) EPoS
10 3 (0.84%) FMCG
10 3 (0.84%) NHS
10 3 (0.84%) Statistics
11 2 (0.56%) DataPower
11 2 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 125 (34.82%) Windows
2 79 (22.01%) Unix
3 77 (21.45%) Linux
4 42 (11.70%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.06%) Solaris
8 10 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.95%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.11%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.56%) AIX
12 2 (0.56%) SUSE
13 1 (0.28%) Android
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (25.35%) ITIL
2 35 (9.75%) Change Management
3 28 (7.80%) Incident Management
3 28 (7.80%) Problem Management
4 23 (6.41%) Service Delivery
5 22 (6.13%) Release Management
6 20 (5.57%) CRM
7 17 (4.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (4.18%) Business Analysis
8 15 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (3.90%) Asset Management
9 14 (3.90%) E-Commerce
9 14 (3.90%) ERP
10 13 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (3.62%) Wealth Management
11 11 (3.06%) Service Management
12 10 (2.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (2.79%) Electronic Trading
12 10 (2.79%) Project Management
13 9 (2.51%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (49.86%) SQL
2 45 (12.53%) Java
3 27 (7.52%) VB
4 20 (5.57%) PowerShell
5 19 (5.29%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.29%) Perl
6 16 (4.46%) Shell Script
7 14 (3.90%) Python
8 13 (3.62%) C#
9 12 (3.34%) VBA
10 11 (3.06%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.51%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.23%) PHP
12 8 (2.23%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.95%) VBScript
14 6 (1.67%) C++
15 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.11%) VB6
17 3 (0.84%) Groovy
18 2 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.79%) Degree
4 9 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.23%) MCSE
6 5 (1.39%) MCP
6 5 (1.39%) MCSA
7 1 (0.28%) CCNA
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CISSP
7 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.79%) SLA
2 8 (2.23%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) TickIT
3 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.11%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (2.79%) Nagios
2 8 (2.23%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (1.67%) Control-M
4 5 (1.39%) Cacti
5 4 (1.11%) logstash
5 4 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.11%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.11%) Puppet
5 4 (1.11%) SCCM
5 4 (1.11%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.11%) WSUS
6 3 (0.84%) Dollar Universe
6 3 (0.84%) Opsview
7 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.28%) OpenView
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 78 (21.73%) Oracle
2 66 (18.38%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.57%) IBM
3 20 (5.57%) Sybase
4 19 (5.29%) Fidessa
5 12 (3.34%) ServiceNow
6 10 (2.79%) Bloomberg
7 9 (2.51%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.23%) Civica
8 8 (2.23%) Remedy
8 8 (2.23%) Trayport
9 7 (1.95%) Citrix
9 7 (1.95%) Reuters
10 6 (1.67%) Charles River
11 5 (1.39%) HP
11 5 (1.39%) Siebel
12 4 (1.11%) CommVault
12 4 (1.11%) SAP
12 4 (1.11%) Sun
12 4 (1.11%) Symantec
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