The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Applications Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Application Support Analyst
Rank 637 600 604
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Support Analyst 6 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.019% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £500 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior Applications Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Applications Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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 -12 6 £500 +11.11% 8
Brighton - 4 £500 -
East Sussex - 4 £500 -
South East - 4 £500 - 1
City of London +41 2 £488 - 2
London +1 2 £488 -2.50% 3

Senior Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Sybase
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
6 2 (22.22%) Derivative
6 2 (22.22%) Front Office
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) JDBC
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) JBoss
7 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (11.11%) SMTP
7 1 (11.11%) HTTP
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) DNS
7 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (11.11%) SSL
7 1 (11.11%) Internet

Senior 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 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (11.11%) JDBC
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
1 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Garbage Collection
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Sybase
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle