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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 448 396 441
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +45
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 181 217 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.45% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 151 86
Average daily rate £320 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £306 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.22% -9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 15
Average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £18.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+58.90% -8.75%

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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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
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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 177 £320 -14.66% 97
London -44 74 £340 -24.44% 31
Yorkshire +13 35 £300 +15.38% 12
East of England +15 28 £325 +36.84% 10
West Yorkshire +9 24 - - 9
Leeds 0 24 - - 6
Essex - 22 £325 - 2
City of London +30 21 £425 -5.55% 17
North West -2 15 £285 +90.00% 9
South East -10 13 £325 - 25
Manchester -14 10 £285 - 3
North Yorkshire - 10 £300 -
Brentwood - 6 £363 - 1
Harrogate - 6 £300 -
East Midlands -7 5 £268 +27.38% 1
Chelmsford - 5 £338 -
West Sussex +6 4 £216 -30.88% 3
Surrey -9 4 £330 -5.71% 6
York - 4 £300 -
Berkshire +5 3 £370 +13.84% 5
Hertfordshire +5 3 £264 - 4
Chester +2 3 £350 -
Cheshire -4 3 £350 - 1
Coventry -6 3 £225 -4.25% 2
West Midlands -15 3 £225 -17.43% 3
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Derby - 3 - -
South West +2 2 £310 +55.00% 6
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 226 (54.46%) SQL
2 143 (34.46%) Finance
3 127 (30.60%) SQL Server
4 119 (28.67%) Windows
5 109 (26.27%) ITIL
6 100 (24.10%) Oracle
7 91 (21.93%) Linux
7 91 (21.93%) Microsoft
8 80 (19.28%) Unix
9 74 (17.83%) .NET
10 62 (14.94%) Banking
11 50 (12.05%) MS Excel
12 41 (9.88%) Java
12 41 (9.88%) MS Office
13 36 (8.67%) IIS
13 36 (8.67%) JavaScript
13 36 (8.67%) Front Office
14 35 (8.43%) Problem Management
14 35 (8.43%) Windows Server
15 33 (7.95%) Incident Management
16 31 (7.47%) C#
16 31 (7.47%) IBM
16 31 (7.47%) SharePoint
17 30 (7.23%) Service Management
18 29 (6.99%) Change Management
18 29 (6.99%) Perl
19 28 (6.75%) VB
19 28 (6.75%) Release Management
20 27 (6.51%) XML
20 27 (6.51%) Service Delivery

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 36 (8.67%) IIS
2 31 (7.47%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.58%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.61%) JBoss
5 14 (3.37%) Documentum
6 12 (2.89%) Apache
6 12 (2.89%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.17%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.45%) CMS
9 6 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.96%) LiveLink
12 2 (0.48%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.48%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 41 (9.88%) MS Office
3 12 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.48%) MS Project
6 2 (0.48%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (1.20%) Salerio
5 4 (0.96%) Maximo
6 3 (0.72%) Summit
6 3 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.48%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (0.48%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.48%) Misys Opics
7 2 (0.48%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.48%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.24%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.24%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.20%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.20%) Internet
3 3 (0.72%) DNS
3 3 (0.72%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.72%) LDAP
4 2 (0.48%) Intranet
4 2 (0.48%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) FTP
5 1 (0.24%) HTTP
5 1 (0.24%) Multicast
5 1 (0.24%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.24%) SSH
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (30.60%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.27%) Oracle Database
2 26 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.65%) DB2
8 10 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.17%) EDRMS
10 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.96%) MS Access
13 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (3.13%) JIRA
3 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.72%) MSI
5 3 (0.72%) WiX
6 2 (0.48%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.48%) Trac
6 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.48%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.24%) Ant
7 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.24%) Maven
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.24%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 143 (34.46%) Finance
2 62 (14.94%) Banking
3 36 (8.67%) Front Office
4 26 (6.27%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.61%) Retail
6 14 (3.37%) Back Office
7 6 (1.45%) Legal
8 5 (1.20%) Advertising
8 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.96%) Law
10 3 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.48%) Automotive
11 2 (0.48%) Billing
11 2 (0.48%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
11 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (17.83%) .NET
2 27 (6.51%) XML
3 23 (5.54%) HTML
4 19 (4.58%) ASP.NET
5 18 (4.34%) Web Services
6 15 (3.61%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (2.17%) J2EE
8 8 (1.93%) Software Packaging
9 7 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.69%) Classic ASP
9 7 (1.69%) CSS
10 5 (1.20%) Middleware
11 4 (0.96%) EDI
11 4 (0.96%) ELK Stack
11 4 (0.96%) IBM Integration Bus
12 3 (0.72%) Ajax
12 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (0.72%) COM+
13 2 (0.48%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.06%) Equities
3 19 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (2.89%) Fixed Income
5 11 (2.65%) Derivative
5 11 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.41%) SWIFT
7 7 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.96%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.72%) Clustering
10 3 (0.72%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.72%) NHS
11 2 (0.48%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.48%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.48%) iPad
11 2 (0.48%) Replication
11 2 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 119 (28.67%) Windows
2 91 (21.93%) Linux
3 80 (19.28%) Unix
4 35 (8.43%) Windows Server
5 17 (4.10%) Solaris
6 12 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.65%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.72%) SUSE
10 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.48%) AIX
11 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.48%) zOS
12 1 (0.24%) Android
12 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (26.27%) ITIL
2 35 (8.43%) Problem Management
3 33 (7.95%) Incident Management
4 30 (7.23%) Service Management
5 29 (6.99%) Change Management
6 28 (6.75%) Release Management
7 27 (6.51%) Service Delivery
8 23 (5.54%) CRM
9 19 (4.58%) E-Commerce
10 16 (3.86%) ERP
10 16 (3.86%) Migration
11 15 (3.61%) ITSM
11 15 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (3.13%) Project Management
12 13 (3.13%) Workflow
13 12 (2.89%) Asset Management
13 12 (2.89%) Wealth Management
14 11 (2.65%) Content Management
14 11 (2.65%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 226 (54.46%) SQL
2 41 (9.88%) Java
3 36 (8.67%) JavaScript
4 31 (7.47%) C#
5 29 (6.99%) Perl
6 28 (6.75%) VB
7 26 (6.27%) Shell Script
8 25 (6.02%) PowerShell
9 19 (4.58%) VBA
10 13 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.89%) Python
11 12 (2.89%) VBScript
12 11 (2.65%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.41%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.93%) C++
15 7 (1.69%) VB6
16 5 (1.20%) C
16 5 (1.20%) PHP
17 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 19 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.61%) Degree
3 13 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.17%) MCSE
6 8 (1.93%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.20%) MCP
8 5 (1.20%) MCSA
9 4 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CCNA
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CISSP
10 1 (0.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.89%) SLA
2 8 (1.93%) QA
3 3 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.48%) TickIT
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.24%) NDS
3 1 (0.24%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.24%) Snort
3 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.89%) Nagios
2 9 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (1.93%) Puppet
3 8 (1.93%) SCCM
4 7 (1.69%) SCSM
5 5 (1.20%) logstash
5 5 (1.20%) WSUS
6 4 (0.96%) Cacti
6 4 (0.96%) Control-M
6 4 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.96%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.72%) Opsview
8 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 1 (0.24%) OpenView
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 100 (24.10%) Oracle
2 91 (21.93%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.47%) IBM
4 20 (4.82%) Remedy
5 18 (4.34%) Sybase
6 14 (3.37%) ServiceNow
7 12 (2.89%) Fidessa
8 9 (2.17%) BMC
8 9 (2.17%) Citrix
8 9 (2.17%) Splunk
9 8 (1.93%) Sun
10 7 (1.69%) Bloomberg
10 7 (1.69%) Google
11 6 (1.45%) Trayport
12 5 (1.20%) Avaya
12 5 (1.20%) Dynatrace
12 5 (1.20%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.20%) Symantec
12 5 (1.20%) webMethods
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