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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 514 438 442
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 100 214 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 132 127
Median daily rate £313 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £203 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £229 £325 £278
% change year-on-year
-29.61% +16.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
Median hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £17.37 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £29.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £29.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +65.71%

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -84 96 £325 -7.14% 45
London -32 48 £413 +13.01% 15
City of London -11 14 £413 -2.94% 7
South East -5 12 £290 -12.12% 7
East of England -15 10 £228 -35.00% 2
East Midlands +4 9 £131 -56.47%
North West -10 8 £331 +16.22% 10
Derbyshire +1 6 £125 -
Hampshire +21 5 £261 -39.24%
Hertfordshire +3 5 £150 -29.41% 1
Merseyside +4 4 £369 +79.87% 1
Edinburgh +19 3 £113 -
Yorkshire +12 3 £238 - 4
West Yorkshire +10 3 £238 - 3
Leeds +8 3 £238 - 2
Southampton +5 3 £290 -
Derby +2 3 £131 -
Scotland 0 3 £113 -33.38% 4
Manchester -10 3 £200 -29.82% 2
Northamptonshire -15 3 £200 -33.33%
West Midlands -18 3 £145 - 1
Alfreton - 3 £125 -
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £215 +7.50% 1
Milton Keynes +11 2 £215 -13.13%
Berkshire +7 2 £500 +29.87% 4
Northampton -13 2 £200 -33.33%
Essex -15 2 £273 -22.14% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £168 -
Kidlington - 2 £300 -
Oldham - 2 - -

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 122 (48.22%) SQL
2 96 (37.94%) Finance
3 78 (30.83%) ITIL
4 69 (27.27%) Oracle
5 57 (22.53%) SQL Server
5 57 (22.53%) Linux
6 56 (22.13%) Windows
7 45 (17.79%) Unix
8 43 (17.00%) Microsoft
9 33 (13.04%) Banking
10 32 (12.65%) SLA
10 32 (12.65%) Java
11 30 (11.86%) MS Excel
12 29 (11.46%) IIS
13 23 (9.09%) Oracle Database
14 22 (8.70%) .NET
15 21 (8.30%) Retail
16 20 (7.91%) MS Office
16 20 (7.91%) Tomcat
16 20 (7.91%) SharePoint
17 19 (7.51%) CRM
17 19 (7.51%) PL/SQL
17 19 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (7.11%) Problem Management
18 18 (7.11%) XML
19 17 (6.72%) Release Management
20 16 (6.32%) WebSphere
20 16 (6.32%) Degree
20 16 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
21 14 (5.53%) TCP/IP

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 29 (11.46%) IIS
2 20 (7.91%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.32%) WebSphere
4 13 (5.14%) Apache
5 10 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.37%) JBoss
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.19%) CMS
8 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.79%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.79%) Mule
9 2 (0.79%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
10 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.58%) MS Project
3 4 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) CATIA
6 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.95%) Markit EDM
2 8 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (2.37%) Orchard Housing
4 5 (1.98%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.58%) Demantra
5 4 (1.58%) Northgate Housing
5 4 (1.58%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.79%) CSG Singleview
6 2 (0.79%) Minerva
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.79%) RMDS
6 2 (0.79%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.40%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.40%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) G Suite
2 2 (0.79%) IaaS
2 2 (0.79%) PaaS
2 2 (0.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Google Play
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.53%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.16%) DNS
3 6 (2.37%) DHCP
4 3 (1.19%) Firewall
4 3 (1.19%) FTP
4 3 (1.19%) Internet
5 2 (0.79%) Intranet
6 1 (0.40%) HTTP
6 1 (0.40%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.53%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 19 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 8 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.98%) MS Access
8 5 (1.98%) MySQL
8 5 (1.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.58%) DTS
9 4 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.58%) Star Schema
10 3 (1.19%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.77%) JIRA
2 5 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.58%) JDeveloper
3 4 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.58%) Toad
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.79%) JUnit
5 2 (0.79%) MSI
6 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.40%) Log4j
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 96 (37.94%) Finance
2 33 (13.04%) Banking
3 21 (8.30%) Retail
4 12 (4.74%) Front Office
5 9 (3.56%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.56%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.77%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.37%) Back Office
8 5 (1.98%) French Language
8 5 (1.98%) Law
8 5 (1.98%) Publishing
9 4 (1.58%) Advertising
9 4 (1.58%) International Banking
9 4 (1.58%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.19%) Automotive
10 3 (1.19%) Billing
10 3 (1.19%) Legal
10 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.79%) Local Government
11 2 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.70%) .NET
2 18 (7.11%) XML
3 13 (5.14%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (4.35%) Web Services
5 8 (3.16%) Spring
5 8 (3.16%) XSLT
6 6 (2.37%) Apache Camel
6 6 (2.37%) HTML
7 5 (1.98%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.98%) REST
7 5 (1.98%) SOAP
7 5 (1.98%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (1.58%) CSS
9 3 (1.19%) J2EE
9 3 (1.19%) JSP
10 2 (0.79%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.79%) iBATIS
10 2 (0.79%) J2SE
10 2 (0.79%) Servlets
10 2 (0.79%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (5.14%) Derivative
2 11 (4.35%) Equities
3 9 (3.56%) iPad
3 9 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.37%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.98%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.98%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.58%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.58%) EPoS
7 4 (1.58%) NHS
8 2 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.79%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.79%) PACS
8 2 (0.79%) Tandem
8 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.53%) Linux
2 56 (22.13%) Windows
3 45 (17.79%) Unix
4 14 (5.53%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.77%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.58%) HPUX
7 4 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.58%) Solaris
8 2 (0.79%) AIX
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.40%) Android
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (30.83%) ITIL
2 19 (7.51%) CRM
3 18 (7.11%) Problem Management
4 17 (6.72%) Release Management
5 16 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (5.53%) Service Management
7 13 (5.14%) Incident Management
8 12 (4.74%) Change Management
8 12 (4.74%) Configuration Management
8 12 (4.74%) Workflow
9 11 (4.35%) Business Analysis
9 11 (4.35%) Investment Management
10 10 (3.95%) Change Control
10 10 (3.95%) Document Management
10 10 (3.95%) ITIL V3
11 9 (3.56%) Project Management
12 8 (3.16%) Asset Management
12 8 (3.16%) ITSM
13 7 (2.77%) Data Management
13 7 (2.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 122 (48.22%) SQL
2 32 (12.65%) Java
3 19 (7.51%) PL/SQL
4 14 (5.53%) C#
5 13 (5.14%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.35%) Perl
6 11 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.56%) Python
8 8 (3.16%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.77%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.77%) VBA
10 6 (2.37%) C++
10 6 (2.37%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.98%) C
11 5 (1.98%) VB
12 4 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.19%) PHP
14 2 (0.79%) COBOL
14 2 (0.79%) RPG
15 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (6.32%) Degree
2 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.19%) MCP
4 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.40%) ECDL
5 1 (0.40%) MOS
5 1 (0.40%) PMP
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.65%) SLA
2 7 (2.77%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.37%) SEPA
4 5 (1.98%) QA
5 2 (0.79%) HL7
6 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.40%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (5.14%) Control-M
2 3 (1.19%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.79%) Nagios
4 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.40%) DameWare
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.40%) SCCM
4 1 (0.40%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 69 (27.27%) Oracle
2 43 (17.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.74%) Citrix
4 11 (4.35%) SAP
5 10 (3.95%) VMware
6 8 (3.16%) IBM
7 6 (2.37%) Orchard
7 6 (2.37%) Remedy
8 5 (1.98%) Cognos
8 5 (1.98%) Northgate
8 5 (1.98%) Splunk
9 4 (1.58%) hybris
9 4 (1.58%) Sun
9 4 (1.58%) Sybase
10 3 (1.19%) Google
10 3 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.19%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.19%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.79%) PTC
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