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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Analyst
Rank 418 434 413
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 210 179 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 102 93
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£350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £422 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.49% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 12
Average hourly rate £21.63 £19.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -10.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £11.90 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.06 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +5 193 £350 +14.75% 79
London +3 100 £425 +25.00% 36
East of England +30 40 £325 +67.74% 6
Essex +27 36 £325 +36.84% 4
City of London -16 24 £425 +18.05% 14
Chelmsford - 22 £350 - 2
Yorkshire -11 20 £333 +9.01% 4
East Midlands +7 11 £220 -20.00% 2
Leeds -18 11 £240 -20.00% 3
West Yorkshire -18 11 £240 -20.00% 3
South East -20 11 £250 - 12
North Yorkshire - 9 £350 -
York - 9 £350 -
Surrey 0 8 £325 +18.18%
Scotland -15 8 £169 -25.11% 7
Glasgow +5 7 £169 -2.31% 2
Wales +3 7 £425 - 2
North West -21 7 £325 - 7
South Wales - 7 £425 - 2
Cardiff - 5 £425 -
Derbyshire - 5 - -
Hertfordshire -5 3 - - 2
Liverpool - 3 £275 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £275 - 2
Leatherhead - 3 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 2 - - 1
North East -29 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -30 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 £250 -
Egham - 2 £223 -

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 230 (58.67%) SQL
2 139 (35.46%) Finance
3 110 (28.06%) Windows
4 102 (26.02%) SQL Server
5 92 (23.47%) UNIX
6 86 (21.94%) ITIL
7 73 (18.62%) Banking
8 72 (18.37%) Oracle
9 67 (17.09%) IIS
10 59 (15.05%) Front Office
11 56 (14.29%) .NET
12 54 (13.78%) Java
12 54 (13.78%) Microsoft
13 53 (13.52%) Linux
14 45 (11.48%) C#
15 43 (10.97%) Perl
15 43 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (10.71%) Python
17 40 (10.20%) Fixed Income
18 37 (9.44%) Service Management
19 36 (9.18%) Equities
19 36 (9.18%) PowerShell
20 35 (8.93%) Incident Management
20 35 (8.93%) SharePoint
21 34 (8.67%) Investment Banking
22 31 (7.91%) XML
23 29 (7.40%) T-SQL
23 29 (7.40%) Workflow
24 28 (7.14%) Change Management
24 28 (7.14%) MS Excel

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 67 (17.09%) IIS
2 35 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.36%) JBoss
4 11 (2.81%) Apache
4 11 (2.81%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.81%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.02%) CMS
6 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.02%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 3 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.08%) MS Office
3 4 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) MS Project
4 2 (0.51%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.04%) thinkFolio
3 6 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.28%) Front Arena
4 5 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.28%) OPENHousing
5 4 (1.02%) ION MarketView
5 4 (1.02%) Agresso
6 3 (0.77%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.77%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.77%) Minerva
6 3 (0.77%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.77%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.51%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.51%) MIS ActiveH
7 2 (0.51%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.51%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.51%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.51%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.04%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.08%) DNS
1 16 (4.08%) Internet
2 13 (3.32%) Firewall
2 13 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.30%) LDAP
3 9 (2.30%) FTP
4 5 (1.28%) DHCP
5 4 (1.02%) HTTP
6 3 (0.77%) SMTP
6 3 (0.77%) SSL
6 3 (0.77%) Extranet
6 3 (0.77%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.51%) Intranet
8 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.26%) NAS
8 1 (0.26%) SAN
8 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.32%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.32%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.79%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.28%) MySQL
12 4 (1.02%) DB2
13 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.77%) DTS
13 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.77%) Data Mart
14 2 (0.51%) OLAP
14 2 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (3.32%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.55%) Subversion
3 6 (1.53%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.02%) Ant
4 4 (1.02%) Maven
4 4 (1.02%) JIRA
4 4 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.77%) Introscope
5 3 (0.77%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.51%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.51%) MSI
7 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.26%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.26%) PVCS
7 1 (0.26%) WiX
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 139 (35.46%) Finance
2 73 (18.62%) Banking
3 59 (15.05%) Front Office
4 34 (8.67%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.85%) Back Office
6 10 (2.55%) Legal
7 8 (2.04%) Retail
7 8 (2.04%) Marketing
8 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.53%) Advertising
9 6 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.53%) German Language
10 3 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.51%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.29%) .NET
2 31 (7.91%) XML
3 21 (5.36%) ASP.NET
4 15 (3.83%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (3.32%) Web Services
6 11 (2.81%) WCF
7 8 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (1.79%) HTML
9 6 (1.53%) CSS
10 5 (1.28%) J2EE
10 5 (1.28%) Middleware
10 5 (1.28%) Application Packaging
10 5 (1.28%) Spring
10 5 (1.28%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.02%) ODBC
11 4 (1.02%) Classic ASP
11 4 (1.02%) Entity Framework
12 3 (0.77%) AutoMapper
12 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (0.77%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (10.20%) Fixed Income
3 36 (9.18%) Equities
4 21 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (4.34%) Derivative
6 16 (4.08%) NHS
7 10 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.30%) Hedge funds
9 8 (2.04%) SWIFT
10 7 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.53%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.53%) iSeries
12 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.02%) AS400
12 4 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.02%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.51%) User Experience
14 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
14 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 110 (28.06%) Windows
2 92 (23.47%) UNIX
3 53 (13.52%) Linux
4 22 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.28%) Solaris
9 3 (0.77%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.77%) CentOS
9 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.51%) OS/400
11 1 (0.26%) AIX
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.94%) ITIL
2 37 (9.44%) Service Management
3 35 (8.93%) Incident Management
4 29 (7.40%) Workflow
5 28 (7.14%) Change Management
6 27 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (5.61%) CRM
7 22 (5.61%) Problem Management
8 20 (5.10%) Project Management
8 20 (5.10%) SDLC
9 16 (4.08%) E-Commerce
10 15 (3.83%) Asset Management
11 14 (3.57%) Investment Management
11 14 (3.57%) Risk Management
12 13 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (2.81%) Service Delivery
14 11 (2.81%) ITSM
14 11 (2.81%) Validation
14 11 (2.81%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 230 (58.67%) SQL
2 54 (13.78%) Java
3 45 (11.48%) C#
4 43 (10.97%) Perl
5 42 (10.71%) Python
6 36 (9.18%) PowerShell
7 29 (7.40%) T-SQL
8 25 (6.38%) Shell Script
9 19 (4.85%) VB
9 19 (4.85%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.34%) PL/SQL
11 16 (4.08%) VBA
12 13 (3.32%) VBScript
13 9 (2.30%) C++
14 7 (1.79%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.28%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.02%) Korn
16 4 (1.02%) PHP
17 3 (0.77%) COBOL
18 2 (0.51%) RPG
Qualifications
1 25 (6.38%) Degree
2 14 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.02%) MCP
7 2 (0.51%) MCSE
7 2 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.89%) SLA
2 3 (0.77%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (2.81%) Puppet
1 11 (2.81%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (1.53%) Nagios
3 5 (1.28%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.28%) Control-M
4 3 (0.77%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.51%) SCCM
5 2 (0.51%) Opsview
5 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.26%) Netcool
6 1 (0.26%) WMI
6 1 (0.26%) MOM
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.26%) OpenView
6 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 72 (18.37%) Oracle
2 54 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.85%) Sybase
4 15 (3.83%) Cognos
5 13 (3.32%) IBM
6 11 (2.81%) Google
7 9 (2.30%) SunGard
7 9 (2.30%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (2.04%) webMethods
8 8 (2.04%) Software AG
8 8 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.04%) VMware
9 7 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.79%) Charles River
9 7 (1.79%) Sun
10 6 (1.53%) Murex
10 6 (1.53%) Fidessa
10 6 (1.53%) Splunk
11 5 (1.28%) ION Trading
11 5 (1.28%) Capita
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