Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Support Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 194 239
Rank change year-on-year -25 +45 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 21 43 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.66% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 43
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £250 £269 £196
90th Percentile £500 £575 £548
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £444
% change year-on-year - -4.23% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
City of London median hourly rate - £22.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -33.17%
Central London median hourly rate - £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -33.17%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6184 6521 10911
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.76% 95.28% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4743 5247 8355
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.11% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 79 165
City of London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% - +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.45 £10.35
90th Percentile £30.04 £36.71 £37.03
Central London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.75 £18.60
% change year-on-year -12.65% +6.17% +6.29%

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Applications Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in the City of London

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in the City of London

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support Analyst in the City of London

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in the City of London

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Finance
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) Unix
4 6 (28.57%) Banking
5 5 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (23.81%) Front Office
6 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 3 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (14.29%) IIS
7 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
7 3 (14.29%) Global One
7 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 3 (14.29%) Derivative
7 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
7 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
8 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Cash Management
8 2 (9.52%) SWIFT
8 2 (9.52%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 2 (9.52%) SEPA
8 2 (9.52%) Fintech

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Global One
2 2 (9.52%) Actimize
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (4.76%) SAP FI-GL
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Front Office
4 2 (9.52%) Back Office
4 2 (9.52%) International Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Law
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) French Language
5 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.76%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (14.29%) Derivative
2 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 2 (9.52%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (9.52%) Equities
3 2 (9.52%) Fintech
3 2 (9.52%) Market Risk
3 2 (9.52%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 2 (9.52%) BCP
2 2 (9.52%) Cash Management
2 2 (9.52%) Data Management
2 2 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) ETL
3 1 (4.76%) Practice Management
3 1 (4.76%) Product Management
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) SEPA
2 1 (4.76%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Calypso
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) ION Trading
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Murex
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) SimCorp
3 1 (4.76%) Sophis
3 1 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (4.76%) SunGard
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau