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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 424 415 393
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 190 164 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 95 114
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 9
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £18.40 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.27 £28.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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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 +12 175 £325 - 88
London +48 113 £350 -17.64% 52
City of London +31 41 £444 -4.05% 24
South East -15 17 £235 -21.66% 6
West Midlands -4 11 £238 +21.79% 5
Scotland -19 11 £171 -48.10% 8
East of England -26 11 £175 -33.96% 6
Tyne and Wear - 8 £188 -
North East - 8 £188 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £188 -
South West -32 7 £300 +33.33% 5
Surrey -1 6 £255 -15.00% 3
Glasgow -16 6 £170 -48.48% 7
Coventry -5 5 £250 +47.05%
Hampshire -17 5 £200 - 1
Yorkshire -5 4 £274 +56.42% 10
Norfolk - 4 £169 -
Dorset - 4 £300 -
East Midlands - 4 £300 - 3
Hertfordshire -15 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Warwickshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire +3 2 £240 - 10
South Yorkshire -1 2 £274 +56.42%
Leeds -1 2 £240 - 10
Buckinghamshire -3 2 - -
Edinburgh -10 2 £190 -
Wales -13 2 - - 1
Manchester -15 2 - -
Bedfordshire -22 2 £200 -13.04% 2

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 190 (53.07%) SQL
2 134 (37.43%) Windows
3 130 (36.31%) UNIX
4 116 (32.40%) SQL Server
5 114 (31.84%) Oracle
6 112 (31.28%) Finance
7 93 (25.98%) ITIL
8 67 (18.72%) .NET
9 66 (18.44%) Linux
10 59 (16.48%) Java
11 48 (13.41%) Microsoft
12 43 (12.01%) Banking
13 39 (10.89%) Oracle Database
14 35 (9.78%) IIS
15 32 (8.94%) Front Office
16 29 (8.10%) C#
17 28 (7.82%) MS Office
17 28 (7.82%) SLA
18 26 (7.26%) SharePoint
18 26 (7.26%) Service Delivery
19 25 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 25 (6.98%) PL/SQL
20 24 (6.70%) MS Excel
21 23 (6.42%) Relational Database
22 22 (6.15%) Incident Management
22 22 (6.15%) Back Office
23 21 (5.87%) Service Management
23 21 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
24 20 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
24 20 (5.59%) Perl

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 35 (9.78%) IIS
2 26 (7.26%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.75%) WebLogic
3 17 (4.75%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.35%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.96%) Apache
6 7 (1.96%) Documentum
6 7 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.40%) CMS
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (0.84%) SAS
9 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 28 (7.82%) MS Office
2 24 (6.70%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.35%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.12%) MS Project
5 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.07%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.40%) Academy Housing
3 5 (1.40%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (1.12%) RMDS
4 4 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.84%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 3 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.56%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.56%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.56%) Endur
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.07%) FTP
2 9 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.51%) Internet
3 8 (2.23%) Firewall
4 6 (1.68%) DNS
5 5 (1.40%) HTTP
6 4 (1.12%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.84%) SSL
8 2 (0.56%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.56%) SSH
8 2 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.56%) DMZ
8 2 (0.56%) SAN
9 1 (0.28%) LDAP
9 1 (0.28%) ATM
9 1 (0.28%) LAN
9 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (32.40%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.89%) Oracle Database
3 23 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 19 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (5.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.23%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.96%) MySQL
10 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.96%) InterSystems Cache
10 7 (1.96%) QlikView
11 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.84%) DB2
13 3 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 11 (3.07%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (1.96%) JIRA
3 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.12%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.84%) PVCS
5 3 (0.84%) TestDirector
5 3 (0.84%) Serena SBM
5 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.84%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.56%) Subversion
6 2 (0.56%) Toad
6 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
General
1 112 (31.28%) Finance
2 43 (12.01%) Banking
3 32 (8.94%) Front Office
4 22 (6.15%) Back Office
5 17 (4.75%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.91%) Retail
7 12 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.79%) Legal
8 10 (2.79%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.68%) Law
9 6 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.84%) Publishing
11 3 (0.84%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.84%) German Language
12 2 (0.56%) Marketing
12 2 (0.56%) Local Government
12 2 (0.56%) Advertising
13 1 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (18.72%) .NET
2 18 (5.03%) HTML
3 17 (4.75%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.91%) Middleware
4 14 (3.91%) Web Services
5 13 (3.63%) XML
6 9 (2.51%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (2.51%) Spring
7 8 (2.23%) QuickFIX
7 8 (2.23%) Hibernate
8 7 (1.96%) J2EE
8 7 (1.96%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.40%) Classic ASP
10 4 (1.12%) SOAP
11 3 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.56%) Grails
12 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 2 (0.56%) WSDL
12 2 (0.56%) Struts
12 2 (0.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (5.59%) NHS
3 17 (4.75%) Fixed Income
4 13 (3.63%) Derivative
5 12 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.51%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.23%) Statistics
7 8 (2.23%) AS400
7 8 (2.23%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.96%) Equities
9 5 (1.40%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.40%) iPad
9 5 (1.40%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.12%) iSeries
10 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.84%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.84%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.56%) Wiki
12 2 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 134 (37.43%) Windows
2 130 (36.31%) UNIX
3 66 (18.44%) Linux
4 21 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (5.31%) Windows 7
6 15 (4.19%) Solaris
7 13 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.79%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.68%) AIX
11 6 (1.68%) HPUX
12 3 (0.84%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.84%) MVS
13 2 (0.56%) Debian
14 1 (0.28%) OS/400
14 1 (0.28%) CentOS
14 1 (0.28%) VME
14 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (25.98%) ITIL
2 26 (7.26%) Service Delivery
3 22 (6.15%) Incident Management
4 21 (5.87%) Service Management
5 20 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (5.31%) Problem Management
7 18 (5.03%) Change Control
8 17 (4.75%) Asset Management
8 17 (4.75%) Release Management
9 16 (4.47%) Investment Management
9 16 (4.47%) CRM
10 15 (4.19%) E-Commerce
10 15 (4.19%) Change Management
11 14 (3.91%) Workflow
12 13 (3.63%) Data Management
13 10 (2.79%) Electronic Trading
13 10 (2.79%) Six Sigma
13 10 (2.79%) Project Management
13 10 (2.79%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (2.79%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 190 (53.07%) SQL
2 59 (16.48%) Java
3 29 (8.10%) C#
4 25 (6.98%) PL/SQL
5 20 (5.59%) Perl
6 18 (5.03%) Shell Script
7 17 (4.75%) VB
8 15 (4.19%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.63%) Python
10 12 (3.35%) JavaScript
11 11 (3.07%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.23%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.23%) VBA
13 7 (1.96%) Korn
14 6 (1.68%) VBScript
14 6 (1.68%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.84%) C++
16 2 (0.56%) Groovy
16 2 (0.56%) VB6
16 2 (0.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 19 (5.31%) Security Cleared
1 19 (5.31%) Degree
2 16 (4.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.82%) SLA
2 8 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.96%) QA
3 7 (1.96%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) XenApp
2 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (2.51%) Tivoli
1 9 (2.51%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (1.96%) Control-M
3 5 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (0.56%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.56%) SCCM
5 1 (0.28%) Nagios
5 1 (0.28%) WMI
5 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.28%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 114 (31.84%) Oracle
2 48 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.31%) Sybase
4 13 (3.63%) Citrix
4 13 (3.63%) Red Hat
5 12 (3.35%) Sun
6 11 (3.07%) HP
6 11 (3.07%) Charles River
7 10 (2.79%) thinkFolio
7 10 (2.79%) Cognos
8 9 (2.51%) Business Objects
8 9 (2.51%) Reuters
9 8 (2.23%) IBM
10 7 (1.96%) Capita
11 6 (1.68%) VMware
11 6 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.68%) SAP
12 5 (1.40%) Informatica
12 5 (1.40%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.40%) Bloomberg
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