The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Applications Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Application Support Analyst
Rank 590 570 591
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Support Analyst 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.016% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£425 £310 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £310 £360
% change year-on-year
- -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.03 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Senior Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Applications Support Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Applications Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Applications Support Analyst within the UK.

Senior Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Applications Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Applications Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Senior Applications Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Applications Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Applications Support Analyst within the UK.

Senior Applications Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Applications Support Analyst
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Applications Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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 -26 5 £425 +37.09% 3
London +16 4 £425 - 2
City of London +30 2 £525 - 2
North East - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Gloucester - - - -

Senior Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Applications Support Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 1 (9.09%) VB6
7 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) SimCorp
7 1 (9.09%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (9.09%) Civica
7 1 (9.09%) Capita
7 1 (9.09%) Academy Housing
7 1 (9.09%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 1 (9.09%) Orchard
7 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (9.09%) WebSphere

Senior Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Applications Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Documentum
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (9.09%) Academy Housing
1 1 (9.09%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (9.09%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (9.09%) ReMetrica
1 1 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) PVCS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) VB6
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SimCorp
2 1 (9.09%) Civica
2 1 (9.09%) Capita
2 1 (9.09%) Orchard
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) Charles River
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects