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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 412 425 428
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 229 189 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 113 96
Average daily rate
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£333 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £164 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £230 £300
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.57 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £32.27 £76.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+160.86% -42.50%

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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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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 +32 218 £325 - 78
London -15 89 £375 +7.14% 20
East of England +37 43 £325 +57.57% 11
Essex +34 36 £350 +47.36% 4
Yorkshire -1 31 £369 +34.70% 5
City of London -4 29 £425 -2.85% 9
North West -13 22 £275 - 15
York - 18 £388 -
North Yorkshire - 18 £388 -
Chelmsford - 17 £350 - 2
South East -22 16 £220 - 12
West Yorkshire -16 13 £271 +13.02% 4
Leeds -17 13 £271 +13.02% 4
East Midlands -2 10 £260 - 5
Liverpool - 10 £400 - 3
Merseyside - 10 £400 - 3
Scotland -14 8 £425 +148.17% 2
Glasgow +9 7 £425 +150.00% 1
Surrey +1 7 £362 +54.14% 4
Oxfordshire -10 7 £220 -48.23% 2
Norfolk +8 6 £275 +62.96%
South West -7 6 £275 -4.34% 6
Manchester -15 6 £98 - 7
Gloucestershire - 3 £275 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £400 - 3
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Leatherhead - 3 £450 -
Northern Ireland +9 2 £200 -5.32%
County Antrim +8 2 £200 -5.32%
Belfast +8 2 £200 -5.32%

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 240 (61.22%) SQL
2 146 (37.24%) Finance
3 108 (27.55%) SQL Server
4 106 (27.04%) Windows
5 89 (22.70%) ITIL
6 76 (19.39%) UNIX
7 71 (18.11%) Oracle
8 67 (17.09%) .NET
9 65 (16.58%) Banking
10 64 (16.33%) IIS
10 64 (16.33%) Microsoft
11 52 (13.27%) Java
12 48 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (11.48%) Linux
14 43 (10.97%) C#
14 43 (10.97%) Front Office
15 36 (9.18%) JavaScript
15 36 (9.18%) Perl
16 35 (8.93%) SharePoint
17 34 (8.67%) CRM
17 34 (8.67%) SLA
17 34 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 32 (8.16%) PowerShell
18 32 (8.16%) MS Excel
19 31 (7.91%) Python
19 31 (7.91%) Service Management
20 30 (7.65%) Workflow
20 30 (7.65%) Equities
20 30 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
21 28 (7.14%) Change Management

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 64 (16.33%) IIS
2 35 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 27 (6.89%) JBoss
4 13 (3.32%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.06%) Apache
6 10 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (2.55%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.28%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.28%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.02%) CMS
11 3 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.85%) MS Office
3 4 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 21 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.30%) thinkFolio
3 7 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.28%) OPENHousing
5 5 (1.28%) Summit
6 4 (1.02%) LatentZero
6 4 (1.02%) Agresso
6 4 (1.02%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.77%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.77%) Tesseract
7 3 (0.77%) Minerva
7 3 (0.77%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.51%) arcHouse
8 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.51%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.51%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.51%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.51%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.83%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.26%) Office 365
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.08%) Internet
2 11 (2.81%) DNS
3 10 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.79%) Firewall
5 6 (1.53%) LDAP
6 3 (0.77%) SMTP
6 3 (0.77%) DHCP
6 3 (0.77%) FTP
6 3 (0.77%) HTTP
6 3 (0.77%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.77%) SSL
6 3 (0.77%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.77%) Extranet
7 2 (0.51%) Intranet
8 1 (0.26%) SAN
8 1 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (27.55%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.79%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.53%) DB2
12 5 (1.28%) MySQL
13 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.51%) DTS
15 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.51%) MS Access
15 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (3.32%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.30%) Subversion
3 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.53%) JIRA
4 6 (1.53%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.77%) Introscope
7 3 (0.77%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.51%) Maven
8 2 (0.51%) Ant
8 2 (0.51%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.26%) Toad
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 146 (37.24%) Finance
2 65 (16.58%) Banking
3 43 (10.97%) Front Office
4 27 (6.89%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.06%) Back Office
6 10 (2.55%) Legal
7 9 (2.30%) Retail
8 7 (1.79%) Advertising
9 6 (1.53%) German Language
10 5 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.28%) Marketing
11 3 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Games
12 2 (0.51%) Law
13 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (17.09%) .NET
2 25 (6.38%) XML
3 22 (5.61%) ASP.NET
4 17 (4.34%) HTML
5 16 (4.08%) FIX Protocol
6 13 (3.32%) Web Services
7 12 (3.06%) WCF
8 9 (2.30%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.30%) CSS
9 8 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.02%) Middleware
10 4 (1.02%) Software Packaging
10 4 (1.02%) Application Packaging
10 4 (1.02%) Classic ASP
10 4 (1.02%) ODBC
10 4 (1.02%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.77%) AutoMapper
11 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.77%) J2EE
11 3 (0.77%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.65%) Equities
3 26 (6.63%) Fixed Income
4 15 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (3.57%) Derivative
6 13 (3.32%) NHS
7 10 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.04%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.02%) AS400
10 4 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.77%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.77%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.77%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.77%) iSeries
12 2 (0.51%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.51%) User Experience
12 2 (0.51%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 106 (27.04%) Windows
2 76 (19.39%) UNIX
3 45 (11.48%) Linux
4 23 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.02%) Solaris
8 3 (0.77%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.77%) CentOS
9 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.51%) OS/400
9 2 (0.51%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (22.70%) ITIL
2 34 (8.67%) CRM
3 31 (7.91%) Service Management
4 30 (7.65%) Workflow
5 28 (7.14%) Change Management
6 26 (6.63%) E-Commerce
6 26 (6.63%) Incident Management
6 26 (6.63%) Problem Management
7 23 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (5.36%) Project Management
9 18 (4.59%) Analytics
10 17 (4.34%) SDLC
11 16 (4.08%) Validation
11 16 (4.08%) Asset Management
12 15 (3.83%) Web Analytics
13 14 (3.57%) Risk Management
13 14 (3.57%) SOA
14 13 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (3.32%) Investment Management
15 11 (2.81%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 240 (61.22%) SQL
2 52 (13.27%) Java
3 43 (10.97%) C#
4 36 (9.18%) JavaScript
4 36 (9.18%) Perl
5 32 (8.16%) PowerShell
6 31 (7.91%) Python
7 25 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 21 (5.36%) VB
9 20 (5.10%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.83%) VBScript
11 12 (3.06%) VBA
12 9 (2.30%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.53%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.02%) PHP
14 4 (1.02%) VB6
15 3 (0.77%) C++
15 3 (0.77%) COBOL
16 2 (0.51%) RPG
16 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (4.85%) Degree
2 12 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.28%) MCP
6 1 (0.26%) MCSE
6 1 (0.26%) MCSA
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.67%) SLA
2 5 (1.28%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Varnish
3 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (4.34%) Puppet
2 7 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (1.79%) Nagios
3 5 (1.28%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.02%) Control-M
4 4 (1.02%) Opsview
5 3 (0.77%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.77%) SCCM
6 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.26%) WMI
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.26%) Netcool
6 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 71 (18.11%) Oracle
2 64 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.59%) Sybase
3 18 (4.59%) Google
4 16 (4.08%) Software AG
4 16 (4.08%) webMethods
5 13 (3.32%) IBM
5 13 (3.32%) Splunk
6 12 (3.06%) Cognos
7 11 (2.81%) MicroStrategy
8 10 (2.55%) VMware
9 8 (2.04%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.04%) SunGard
10 7 (1.79%) Charles River
11 6 (1.53%) Citrix
11 6 (1.53%) Fidessa
11 6 (1.53%) Thunderhead
12 5 (1.28%) Capita
12 5 (1.28%) Avaya
12 5 (1.28%) HP
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