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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Application Support Analyst
Rank 597 561 569
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Support Analyst 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.019% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
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£525 £243 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.49% -37.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £243 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
52738 47909 50224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.70% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33149 28976 28331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2109 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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
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 21 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 30 October 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 -35 4 £525 +116.49% 2
City of London +23 3 £525 -
London 0 3 £525 - 1
Luton - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bath - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Dunstable - - - -

Senior Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) ION Trading
4 2 (25.00%) Front Office
4 2 (25.00%) ION MarketView
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Sybase
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Documentum
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification

Senior Applications Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Documentum
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ION MarketView
2 1 (12.50%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (12.50%) Academy Housing
2 1 (12.50%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 1 (12.50%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (12.50%) ReMetrica
2 1 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) PVCS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ION Trading
1 2 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) Charles River
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SimCorp
2 1 (12.50%) Civica
2 1 (12.50%) Capita
2 1 (12.50%) Orchard