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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Analyst
Rank 413 405 369
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -36
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 183 169 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 97 127
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £198 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £263 £280
% change year-on-year
-0.95% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £19.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.18 £24.75 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +46.55%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
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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 -4 165 £300 -7.69% 89
London +12 98 £340 -20.00% 49
City of London +15 32 £361 -17.19% 25
South East -5 22 £250 -4.76% 12
Scotland -27 11 £225 -31.81% 10
East of England -21 10 £194 +3.33% 4
Yorkshire +4 8 £305 +71.83% 3
West Midlands -8 8 £238 +21.79% 3
Surrey +2 7 £275 -42.10% 4
Glasgow -5 7 £173 -42.97% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £130 - 1
North East -8 6 £275 - 1
Tyne and Wear -12 6 £275 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £275 - 1
West Yorkshire +9 5 £300 +9.09% 2
Leeds +5 5 £300 +9.09% 1
Hampshire -20 5 £200 -2.43% 4
South West -26 5 £300 +33.33% 5
Hertfordshire +1 4 £225 +20.00%
Dorset - 4 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £275 - 6
Manchester -2 3 - - 2
North West -7 3 - - 5
Coventry -12 3 £225 +32.35% 2
Basingstoke - 3 - - 2
Norfolk - 3 £163 -
Middlesex -1 2 £250 -37.50%
South Yorkshire -3 2 £245 +38.02%
Northamptonshire - 2 £275 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 185 (53.16%) SQL
2 129 (37.07%) Windows
3 126 (36.21%) UNIX
3 126 (36.21%) Finance
4 120 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 113 (32.47%) Oracle
6 85 (24.43%) ITIL
7 66 (18.97%) .NET
8 59 (16.95%) Linux
9 56 (16.09%) Java
10 48 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 46 (13.22%) Banking
12 39 (11.21%) C#
13 36 (10.34%) Oracle Database
14 35 (10.06%) IIS
15 33 (9.48%) SharePoint
16 27 (7.76%) MS Excel
16 27 (7.76%) Change Control
17 26 (7.47%) SLA
18 25 (7.18%) PL/SQL
18 25 (7.18%) Relational Database
18 25 (7.18%) Problem Management
19 24 (6.90%) Incident Management
19 24 (6.90%) HTML
19 24 (6.90%) MS Office
19 24 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 23 (6.61%) Service Delivery
20 23 (6.61%) Front Office
21 22 (6.32%) Degree
22 21 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis

Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (10.06%) IIS
2 33 (9.48%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.75%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.89%) WebLogic
5 12 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.30%) Apache
7 7 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.44%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.15%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.15%) Documentum
9 4 (1.15%) CMS
9 4 (1.15%) WebSphere Process Server
10 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.86%) SAS
11 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 27 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.90%) MS Office
3 14 (4.02%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.44%) MS Project
5 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.44%) Academy Housing
4 4 (1.15%) RMDS
4 4 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.86%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.86%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.57%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.57%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.57%) Endur
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.57%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.29%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.16%) FTP
2 9 (2.59%) Internet
3 8 (2.30%) Firewall
4 7 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.44%) HTTP
6 4 (1.15%) DNS
6 4 (1.15%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.86%) SSL
8 2 (0.57%) SAN
8 2 (0.57%) DMZ
8 2 (0.57%) SSH
8 2 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.57%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.29%) LDAP
9 1 (0.29%) ATM
9 1 (0.29%) LAN
9 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 25 (7.18%) Relational Database
4 19 (5.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (5.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (2.87%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (2.01%) MySQL
11 7 (2.01%) QlikView
11 7 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.72%) DB2
12 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.44%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.59%) JIRA
3 7 (2.01%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.15%) Toad
4 4 (1.15%) TestDirector
4 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (0.86%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.57%) Serena SBM
6 2 (0.57%) Subversion
6 2 (0.57%) PVCS
6 2 (0.57%) ClearCase
General
1 126 (36.21%) Finance
2 46 (13.22%) Banking
3 23 (6.61%) Front Office
4 18 (5.17%) Back Office
5 17 (4.89%) Investment Banking
6 14 (4.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (3.74%) Retail
8 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.86%) Publishing
11 3 (0.86%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.86%) Marketing
11 3 (0.86%) German Language
12 2 (0.57%) Local Government
12 2 (0.57%) Advertising
12 2 (0.57%) Law
12 2 (0.57%) Legal
13 1 (0.29%) Electronics
13 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.97%) .NET
2 24 (6.90%) HTML
3 20 (5.75%) Web Services
3 20 (5.75%) ASP.NET
4 16 (4.60%) XML
5 12 (3.45%) Middleware
6 9 (2.59%) Spring
6 9 (2.59%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (2.30%) J2EE
7 8 (2.30%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.30%) Hibernate
7 8 (2.30%) QuickFIX
8 5 (1.44%) Classic ASP
9 4 (1.15%) SOAP
10 3 (0.86%) WSDL
11 2 (0.57%) Struts
11 2 (0.57%) CSS
11 2 (0.57%) JSP
11 2 (0.57%) WinForms
11 2 (0.57%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (4.60%) NHS
2 16 (4.60%) Fixed Income
3 13 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.59%) AS400
4 9 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.30%) Derivative
5 8 (2.30%) Statistics
6 7 (2.01%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.72%) iSeries
7 6 (1.72%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.44%) iPad
8 5 (1.44%) Equities
9 4 (1.15%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.86%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.86%) Wiki
10 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.86%) Replication
11 2 (0.57%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 129 (37.07%) Windows
2 126 (36.21%) UNIX
3 59 (16.95%) Linux
4 16 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.02%) Solaris
6 12 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.72%) AIX
9 3 (0.86%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.86%) OS/400
9 3 (0.86%) MVS
10 2 (0.57%) Debian
11 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.29%) VME
11 1 (0.29%) CentOS
11 1 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (24.43%) ITIL
2 27 (7.76%) Change Control
3 25 (7.18%) Problem Management
4 24 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 23 (6.61%) Service Delivery
6 21 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (5.46%) Service Management
8 18 (5.17%) Release Management
9 17 (4.89%) CRM
10 16 (4.60%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.31%) Project Management
11 15 (4.31%) Investment Management
12 13 (3.74%) Data Management
12 13 (3.74%) ETL
12 13 (3.74%) Change Management
13 12 (3.45%) Workflow
14 11 (3.16%) Six Sigma
14 11 (3.16%) Electronic Trading
15 10 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (2.59%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (53.16%) SQL
2 56 (16.09%) Java
3 39 (11.21%) C#
4 25 (7.18%) PL/SQL
5 21 (6.03%) Shell Script
6 18 (5.17%) Perl
7 16 (4.60%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.02%) VB
8 14 (4.02%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.45%) Python
10 11 (3.16%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.30%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.30%) VBA
12 7 (2.01%) Korn
12 7 (2.01%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.72%) VBScript
14 5 (1.44%) COBOL
15 4 (1.15%) VB6
16 3 (0.86%) C++
16 3 (0.86%) RPG
Qualifications
1 22 (6.32%) Degree
2 19 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.47%) SLA
2 10 (2.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (2.59%) QA
4 7 (2.01%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (0.57%) XenApp
3 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (2.30%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.01%) Control-M
4 6 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.57%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.57%) SCCM
7 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.29%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.29%) Nagios
7 1 (0.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 113 (32.47%) Oracle
2 48 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.46%) Sybase
4 16 (4.60%) Cognos
5 15 (4.31%) Sun
6 12 (3.45%) Citrix
6 12 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.59%) Reuters
7 9 (2.59%) SAP
8 7 (2.01%) HP
8 7 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.01%) Charles River
8 7 (2.01%) Capita
9 6 (1.72%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.72%) IBM
10 5 (1.44%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.44%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.44%) Orchard
10 5 (1.44%) thinkFolio
10 5 (1.44%) DataSynapse
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Streamline Connections
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Remit Resources
Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum + FIXED TERM CONTRACT
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £9.53 - £11.6 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago