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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Analyst
Rank 497 443 439
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 151 197 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 125 128
Median daily rate £363 £350 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £169 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 19
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.30 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £25.50 £30.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +12.50%

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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -30 139 £363 +3.57% 93
London -13 69 £425 +6.25% 35
South East +24 32 £275 - 21
City of London +53 18 £425 - 16
Milton Keynes - 15 £255 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 15 £255 - 1
West Midlands -13 10 £350 +6.06% 6
Hampshire +17 8 £363 +168.51% 3
East of England -7 8 £240 -26.15% 7
South West +13 7 £310 -12.98% 6
Yorkshire +1 6 £288 +27.77% 5
West Yorkshire -10 6 £288 +19.79% 1
Leeds -5 5 £288 +19.79% 1
Scotland -16 5 £413 +139.82%
Wales +13 4 - - 1
Glasgow -2 4 £413 +144.80%
Surrey -8 4 £150 -52.00% 5
Essex -14 4 £240 -26.15% 1
Norfolk - 4 - -
Shropshire - 4 £375 -
North Wales - 4 - -
Wrexham - 4 - -
East Sussex +12 3 £500 -
Brighton +6 3 £500 -
North East -55 3 - - 1
Peterlee - 3 - -
Telford - 3 £375 -
Durham - 3 - -
Southampton +13 2 £205 +51.85%
Warwickshire -7 2 £325 -31.57% 1

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 167 (50.45%) SQL
2 105 (31.72%) ITIL
3 101 (30.51%) Windows
4 96 (29.00%) Finance
5 89 (26.89%) Linux
6 82 (24.77%) Unix
7 81 (24.47%) Oracle
8 65 (19.64%) Java
9 61 (18.43%) SQL Server
10 54 (16.31%) Banking
11 48 (14.50%) Microsoft
12 41 (12.39%) .NET
12 41 (12.39%) Front Office
13 39 (11.78%) Windows Server
14 30 (9.06%) Change Management
15 28 (8.46%) Tomcat
15 28 (8.46%) Python
16 27 (8.16%) MS Excel
16 27 (8.16%) XML
16 27 (8.16%) IIS
16 27 (8.16%) Problem Management
17 26 (7.85%) Oracle Database
18 24 (7.25%) CRM
18 24 (7.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 24 (7.25%) Fixed Income
19 23 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 22 (6.65%) Investment Banking
20 22 (6.65%) Derivative
20 22 (6.65%) Perl
21 21 (6.34%) HTML

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 28 (8.46%) Tomcat
2 27 (8.16%) IIS
3 17 (5.14%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.93%) Apache
5 10 (3.02%) JBoss
6 6 (1.81%) CMS
6 6 (1.81%) Documentum
7 5 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.21%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.21%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.60%) Captiva
10 2 (0.60%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.44%) MS Office
3 8 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.81%) CSG Singleview
2 5 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.51%) Maximo
3 4 (1.21%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.91%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.91%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.60%) Exstream
5 2 (0.60%) Misys Opics
5 2 (0.60%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.30%) RMDS
6 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.30%) Summit
6 1 (0.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.91%) Office 365
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.72%) Firewall
2 7 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.81%) HTTP
4 5 (1.51%) DNS
4 5 (1.51%) Internet
4 5 (1.51%) Multicast
4 5 (1.51%) PuTTY
4 5 (1.51%) SSL
5 4 (1.21%) SMTP
6 3 (0.91%) FTP
7 2 (0.60%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.30%) Intranet
8 1 (0.30%) LDAP
8 1 (0.30%) Network Security
8 1 (0.30%) S/MIME
8 1 (0.30%) SAN
8 1 (0.30%) SSH
8 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (18.43%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.85%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.72%) MS Access
6 7 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.81%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.51%) QlikView
8 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.60%) Essbase
11 2 (0.60%) MySQL
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (4.53%) JIRA
2 9 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (2.42%) Log4j
4 5 (1.51%) Subversion
4 5 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.21%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.21%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.60%) Toad
8 1 (0.30%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.30%) JUnit
8 1 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.30%) VisualVM
General
1 96 (29.00%) Finance
2 54 (16.31%) Banking
3 41 (12.39%) Front Office
4 22 (6.65%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.53%) Retail
6 14 (4.23%) Back Office
7 8 (2.42%) Billing
8 6 (1.81%) Advertising
8 6 (1.81%) Law
8 6 (1.81%) Legal
9 5 (1.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) French Language
10 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.39%) .NET
2 27 (8.16%) XML
3 21 (6.34%) HTML
3 21 (6.34%) Web Services
4 20 (6.04%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (4.23%) J2EE
6 13 (3.93%) J2SE
7 11 (3.32%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.02%) CSS
9 9 (2.72%) Classic ASP
9 9 (2.72%) XSLT
10 8 (2.42%) ASP.NET
10 8 (2.42%) XML Schema
11 7 (2.11%) Middleware
12 6 (1.81%) Rendezvous
12 6 (1.81%) REST
12 6 (1.81%) Spring
13 5 (1.51%) Apache Camel
13 5 (1.51%) SOAP
14 4 (1.21%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.25%) Fixed Income
1 24 (7.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (6.65%) Derivative
3 20 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.14%) Equities
5 14 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.32%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.51%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.21%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.21%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.21%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.91%) EPoS
9 3 (0.91%) NHS
10 2 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.60%) iPad
10 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.30%) DataPower
11 1 (0.30%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 101 (30.51%) Windows
2 89 (26.89%) Linux
3 82 (24.77%) Unix
4 39 (11.78%) Windows Server
5 23 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.63%) Solaris
7 11 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.81%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.21%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.60%) AIX
13 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.60%) SUSE
14 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (31.72%) ITIL
2 30 (9.06%) Change Management
3 27 (8.16%) Problem Management
4 24 (7.25%) CRM
5 20 (6.04%) Incident Management
6 18 (5.44%) Business Analysis
6 18 (5.44%) Service Delivery
7 17 (5.14%) Release Management
8 16 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (4.23%) Electronic Trading
9 14 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (3.63%) Asset Management
10 12 (3.63%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (3.63%) ERP
11 11 (3.32%) SDLC
12 10 (3.02%) Migration
13 9 (2.72%) Document Management
13 9 (2.72%) Investment Management
13 9 (2.72%) Service Management
14 8 (2.42%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 167 (50.45%) SQL
2 65 (19.64%) Java
3 28 (8.46%) Python
4 22 (6.65%) Perl
5 20 (6.04%) Shell Script
6 18 (5.44%) VB
7 17 (5.14%) PL/SQL
7 17 (5.14%) VBA
8 13 (3.93%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.32%) C#
9 11 (3.32%) C++
9 11 (3.32%) PHP
10 10 (3.02%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.72%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.42%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.51%) C
14 4 (1.21%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.91%) Groovy
16 2 (0.60%) VB6
17 1 (0.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (5.44%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.63%) Degree
4 11 (3.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.21%) MCSE
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) MCP
7 1 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.63%) QA
2 11 (3.32%) SLA
3 3 (0.91%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.81%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (4.23%) Control-M
2 8 (2.42%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.21%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.91%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (0.91%) Opsview
4 3 (0.91%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.60%) Cacti
5 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.60%) SCCM
6 1 (0.30%) Nagios
6 1 (0.30%) OpenView
6 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 81 (24.47%) Oracle
2 48 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.74%) IBM
3 19 (5.74%) Sybase
4 17 (5.14%) Fidessa
4 17 (5.14%) Red Hat
5 16 (4.83%) Remedy
6 8 (2.42%) Civica
6 8 (2.42%) Trayport
7 7 (2.11%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.11%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.81%) Citrix
8 6 (1.81%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (1.81%) Reuters
8 6 (1.81%) SAP
8 6 (1.81%) Splunk
8 6 (1.81%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.51%) Charles River
9 5 (1.51%) HP
10 4 (1.21%) Sun
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