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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Analyst
UK
Rank 469 426 412
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 123 199 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.42% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 105 120
Median daily rate £300 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
-40.32% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Median hourly rate £16.61 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.74% +38.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.61 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
-42.74% -

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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
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 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -61 115 £306 -5.76% 68
London -19 60 £400 +15.94% 32
East Midlands +23 19 £145 -54.68% 5
Derbyshire +15 14 £135 - 2
City of London -7 12 £400 +25.00% 9
South East +1 11 £313 -3.84% 9
North West +12 9 £313 +9.64% 4
East of England -16 8 £185 -43.07% 4
Alfreton - 8 £135 - 1
Scotland +25 7 £135 -20.58% 4
Derby +7 7 £135 - 1
Glasgow - 5 £135 - 2
Hertfordshire +5 4 £150 -43.18% 1
Manchester +1 4 £200 -29.82% 1
North East -17 4 £350 - 1
Tyne and Wear -18 4 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 4 £350 -
Merseyside - 4 £350 -
Hampshire +19 3 £290 - 2
South West +17 3 - - 4
Milton Keynes +5 3 £270 +9.09%
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £270 +35.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £300 - 1
Wirral - 3 £350 -
Edinburgh +21 2 £129 -
Berkshire +3 2 £500 +29.87% 2
Devon - 2 - -
Havant - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £144 -
Northampton - 2 £300 - 1

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 110 (46.81%) SQL
2 76 (32.34%) Finance
3 73 (31.06%) SQL Server
3 73 (31.06%) Windows
4 65 (27.66%) Oracle
5 61 (25.96%) ITIL
6 52 (22.13%) Linux
7 43 (18.30%) Banking
8 39 (16.60%) Microsoft
9 38 (16.17%) Unix
9 38 (16.17%) IIS
10 30 (12.77%) MS Excel
11 27 (11.49%) Oracle Database
12 26 (11.06%) Retail
13 22 (9.36%) SLA
14 21 (8.94%) .NET
15 20 (8.51%) XML
15 20 (8.51%) PowerShell
16 19 (8.09%) Tomcat
16 19 (8.09%) MS Office
16 19 (8.09%) Java
16 19 (8.09%) Change Management
17 18 (7.66%) C#
17 18 (7.66%) SharePoint
17 18 (7.66%) WebSphere
17 18 (7.66%) Windows Server
18 17 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
18 17 (7.23%) Problem Management
18 17 (7.23%) CRM
18 17 (7.23%) PL/SQL

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 38 (16.17%) IIS
2 19 (8.09%) Tomcat
3 18 (7.66%) SharePoint
3 18 (7.66%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.26%) Apache
5 8 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.85%) CMS
8 2 (0.85%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.85%) JBoss
8 2 (0.85%) Mule
8 2 (0.85%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.43%) Moodle
9 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.09%) MS Office
3 4 (1.70%) MS Project
3 4 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.43%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 10 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (3.83%) Oracle 11i
3 8 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.55%) Demantra
4 6 (2.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (2.55%) Orchard Housing
5 5 (2.13%) Markit EDM
6 3 (1.28%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.85%) Minerva
7 2 (0.85%) OPENHousing
7 2 (0.85%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.43%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.43%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.43%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.43%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.43%) MIS ActiveH
8 1 (0.43%) OPENContractor
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.43%) RMDS
8 1 (0.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.13%) GitHub
2 4 (1.70%) IaaS
2 4 (1.70%) PaaS
2 4 (1.70%) SaaS
3 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.85%) Google Play
5 1 (0.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.53%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.83%) DNS
3 7 (2.98%) DHCP
4 5 (2.13%) Firewall
5 4 (1.70%) Internet
6 3 (1.28%) FTP
7 2 (0.85%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.85%) SAN
8 1 (0.43%) LAN
8 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (31.06%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.49%) Oracle Database
3 17 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (5.53%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (4.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (4.26%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.55%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (1.70%) DTS
13 4 (1.70%) Star Schema
14 3 (1.28%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.28%) GIS
14 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
15 2 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.70%) JDeveloper
3 4 (1.70%) JIRA
3 4 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.70%) Toad
4 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.85%) Ant
5 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.85%) JUnit
5 2 (0.85%) MSI
5 2 (0.85%) Subversion
6 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (32.34%) Finance
2 43 (18.30%) Banking
3 26 (11.06%) Retail
4 17 (7.23%) Back Office
5 14 (5.96%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.26%) Front Office
7 8 (3.40%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.98%) International Banking
9 5 (2.13%) Publishing
10 4 (1.70%) French Language
10 4 (1.70%) Spanish Language
11 3 (1.28%) Advertising
11 3 (1.28%) Legal
11 3 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.85%) Law
12 2 (0.85%) Local Government
13 1 (0.43%) Billing
13 1 (0.43%) Games
13 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.94%) .NET
2 20 (8.51%) XML
3 9 (3.83%) Web Services
4 8 (3.40%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (3.40%) XSLT
5 5 (2.13%) Spring
6 4 (1.70%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.70%) HTML
7 3 (1.28%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.28%) CSS
7 3 (1.28%) JSP
7 3 (1.28%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.85%) Apache Axis
8 2 (0.85%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.85%) iBATIS
8 2 (0.85%) J2EE
8 2 (0.85%) Servlets
8 2 (0.85%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.85%) Spring Integration
8 2 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.11%) SWIFT
2 10 (4.26%) Derivative
3 9 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.83%) Equities
4 7 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.55%) EPoS
5 6 (2.55%) NHS
5 6 (2.55%) PACS
6 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.13%) iPad
7 4 (1.70%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.43%) EFT
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 73 (31.06%) Windows
2 52 (22.13%) Linux
3 38 (16.17%) Unix
4 18 (7.66%) Windows Server
5 16 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.68%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.40%) HPUX
9 4 (1.70%) AIX
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.85%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) MVS
11 1 (0.43%) VMS
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.96%) ITIL
2 19 (8.09%) Change Management
3 17 (7.23%) CRM
3 17 (7.23%) Problem Management
4 15 (6.38%) Change Control
4 15 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 13 (5.53%) Service Management
6 12 (5.11%) Workflow
7 11 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (4.68%) Incident Management
8 10 (4.26%) Business Analysis
8 10 (4.26%) Investment Management
9 9 (3.83%) Release Management
10 8 (3.40%) Document Management
10 8 (3.40%) Migration
10 8 (3.40%) Project Management
10 8 (3.40%) QMS
11 7 (2.98%) Asset Management
11 7 (2.98%) Data Management
11 7 (2.98%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 110 (46.81%) SQL
2 20 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 19 (8.09%) Java
4 18 (7.66%) C#
5 17 (7.23%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.11%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.68%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.68%) Perl
8 6 (2.55%) Python
9 5 (2.13%) VBScript
10 4 (1.70%) C
10 4 (1.70%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.28%) C++
11 3 (1.28%) R
11 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.28%) VB
12 2 (0.85%) RPG
12 2 (0.85%) Ruby
12 2 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (6.38%) Degree
2 4 (1.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.28%) MCP
4 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.43%) ECDL
5 1 (0.43%) MOS
5 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.36%) SLA
2 10 (4.26%) ISO 9001
3 9 (3.83%) SEPA
4 2 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.85%) HL7
4 2 (0.85%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) Firmware
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (3.40%) Control-M
2 4 (1.70%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.28%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.43%) DameWare
4 1 (0.43%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 65 (27.66%) Oracle
2 39 (16.60%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.11%) VMware
4 11 (4.68%) Citrix
5 7 (2.98%) Murex
5 7 (2.98%) Orchard
6 5 (2.13%) IBM
7 4 (1.70%) hybris
7 4 (1.70%) Northgate
7 4 (1.70%) SAP
7 4 (1.70%) Splunk
7 4 (1.70%) Sybase
8 3 (1.28%) Capita
8 3 (1.28%) Civica
8 3 (1.28%) Cognos
8 3 (1.28%) Google
8 3 (1.28%) Remedy
8 3 (1.28%) Sun
9 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.85%) SimCorp
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