The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 433 365 388
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 173 191 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 127 135
Average daily rate £331 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.63 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £19.38 £40.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -16.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -49 149 £344 +14.58% 73
London -50 87 £363 +11.53% 30
South East -18 27 £263 -12.50% 15
City of London -20 27 £388 -3.12% 14
Scotland -14 14 £190 -41.53% 7
Glasgow +3 10 £275 -15.38% 4
East of England -29 10 £400 +60.00% 5
Yorkshire -23 9 £225 +41.73% 4
South Wales -13 8 £413 +10.00% 2
Wales -21 8 £413 +10.00% 2
North West - 8 £520 - 5
Berkshire -7 7 £353 +28.18% 3
Cardiff -17 6 £400 +6.66% 2
Manchester - 6 £525 - 2
Essex -14 5 £400 +14.28% 3
Buckinghamshire -20 5 £246 - 4
Surrey -29 5 £375 - 3
South Yorkshire +3 4 £225 +41.73%
West Sussex +7 3 £225 -6.25% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £255 - 3
Brentwood - 3 £400 - 1
Leeds - 3 £255 - 2
Maidenhead -4 2 £280 +1.81%
Milton Keynes -18 2 £338 - 2
West Lothian - 2 £190 -
East Midlands - 2 £90 - 3
North Yorkshire - 2 £225 -
Worthing - 2 £225 - 2
York - 2 £225 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £250 -

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 169 (55.23%) SQL
2 112 (36.60%) Finance
3 98 (32.03%) UNIX
4 91 (29.74%) Oracle
5 89 (29.08%) ITIL
6 88 (28.76%) SQL Server
7 87 (28.43%) Windows
8 55 (17.97%) Microsoft
9 53 (17.32%) Linux
10 52 (16.99%) Banking
11 47 (15.36%) .NET
12 46 (15.03%) Java
13 33 (10.78%) C#
14 32 (10.46%) MS Office
15 29 (9.48%) SharePoint
16 28 (9.15%) HTML
16 28 (9.15%) Change Control
17 27 (8.82%) SLA
18 26 (8.50%) Perl
18 26 (8.50%) Problem Management
19 24 (7.84%) JavaScript
19 24 (7.84%) IIS
20 23 (7.52%) MS Excel
21 22 (7.19%) Front Office
22 21 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 21 (6.86%) Incident Management
22 21 (6.86%) Relational Database
22 21 (6.86%) XML
23 20 (6.54%) CRM
24 19 (6.21%) Python

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.84%) IIS
3 16 (5.23%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (3.27%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.94%) CMS
6 8 (2.61%) Drupal
7 7 (2.29%) Apache
7 7 (2.29%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (1.31%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle UPK
11 1 (0.33%) Node.js
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.33%) Captiva
11 1 (0.33%) Liferay
11 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 32 (10.46%) MS Office
2 23 (7.52%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.29%) Photoshop
3 7 (2.29%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (3.92%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 11 (3.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (3.27%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (1.96%) Academy Housing
6 5 (1.63%) Endur
7 4 (1.31%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (1.31%) Minerva
7 4 (1.31%) Aligne
8 3 (0.98%) ZaiNet
8 3 (0.98%) Maximo
9 2 (0.65%) LatentZero
9 2 (0.65%) Capstone
9 2 (0.65%) Tesseract
9 2 (0.65%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.65%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (0.65%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 2 (0.65%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
1 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.27%) Internet
2 8 (2.61%) DNS
2 8 (2.61%) SSL
3 6 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.63%) LAN
4 5 (1.63%) WAN
4 5 (1.63%) FTP
5 4 (1.31%) PBX
5 4 (1.31%) VPN
5 4 (1.31%) Wireless
5 4 (1.31%) VLAN
6 2 (0.65%) Firewall
7 1 (0.33%) LDAP
7 1 (0.33%) 3G
7 1 (0.33%) 4G
7 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (28.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (6.86%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.25%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (4.25%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.29%) MS Access
8 5 (1.63%) DB2
8 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.98%) DTS
10 3 (0.98%) MySQL
10 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.96%) JIRA
3 5 (1.63%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.98%) Toad
4 3 (0.98%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.33%) Hudson
6 1 (0.33%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.33%) Subversion
6 1 (0.33%) Maven
6 1 (0.33%) Ant
6 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
General
1 112 (36.60%) Finance
2 52 (16.99%) Banking
3 22 (7.19%) Front Office
4 16 (5.23%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.61%) Back Office
5 8 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.31%) German Language
8 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.98%) Marketing
9 2 (0.65%) Law
9 2 (0.65%) Legal
9 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.33%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (15.36%) .NET
2 28 (9.15%) HTML
3 21 (6.86%) XML
4 17 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.58%) Web Services
6 11 (3.59%) CSS
7 9 (2.94%) J2EE
8 7 (2.29%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.63%) QuickFIX
9 5 (1.63%) Middleware
10 4 (1.31%) Spring
11 3 (0.98%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.65%) WSDL
12 2 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (0.65%) ODBC
12 2 (0.65%) SOAP
12 2 (0.65%) Struts
12 2 (0.65%) Ajax
12 2 (0.65%) WinForms
12 2 (0.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.21%) Fixed Income
2 18 (5.88%) Derivative
3 13 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.27%) Statistics
5 9 (2.94%) NHS
6 8 (2.61%) Equities
7 7 (2.29%) AS400
8 6 (1.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 6 (1.96%) iSeries
9 5 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.31%) Wiki
10 4 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.31%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (1.31%) Grid Computing
10 4 (1.31%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.98%) Replication
11 3 (0.98%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 98 (32.03%) UNIX
2 87 (28.43%) Windows
3 53 (17.32%) Linux
4 11 (3.59%) Solaris
5 9 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.63%) AIX
9 4 (1.31%) OS/400
9 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.98%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (29.08%) ITIL
2 28 (9.15%) Change Control
3 26 (8.50%) Problem Management
4 21 (6.86%) Incident Management
5 20 (6.54%) CRM
6 19 (6.21%) ETL
7 18 (5.88%) Release Management
8 14 (4.58%) Configuration Management
9 13 (4.25%) Project Management
9 13 (4.25%) Service Delivery
9 13 (4.25%) Workflow
10 12 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (3.92%) Content Management
11 11 (3.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.27%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.27%) Electronic Trading
12 10 (3.27%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (2.94%) ERP
14 8 (2.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (55.23%) SQL
2 46 (15.03%) Java
3 33 (10.78%) C#
4 26 (8.50%) Perl
5 24 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 19 (6.21%) Python
7 18 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 17 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 14 (4.58%) VB
10 13 (4.25%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.61%) PHP
12 7 (2.29%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.63%) COBOL
13 5 (1.63%) VB6
13 5 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.31%) VBA
14 4 (1.31%) RPG
15 3 (0.98%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.98%) C++
15 3 (0.98%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 19 (6.21%) Degree
2 17 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.65%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.82%) SLA
2 10 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.61%) QA
4 3 (0.98%) GxP
4 3 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.33%) XenApp
2 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.33%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.31%) Control-M
3 4 (1.31%) SCCM
4 3 (0.98%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 91 (29.74%) Oracle
2 55 (17.97%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.56%) Sybase
4 9 (2.94%) SAP
4 9 (2.94%) Cognos
5 8 (2.61%) Business Objects
5 8 (2.61%) Sun
5 8 (2.61%) Capita
6 7 (2.29%) Orchard
7 6 (1.96%) Civica
7 6 (1.96%) Citrix
7 6 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.96%) Charles River
8 5 (1.63%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.63%) Fidessa
8 5 (1.63%) thinkFolio
9 4 (1.31%) HP
9 4 (1.31%) IBM
9 4 (1.31%) Nortel
9 4 (1.31%) NEC
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