Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 121 145
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 16 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.58% 0.91% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.97% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 4
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £235 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.30% +17.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £142 £220 £190
90th Percentile £367 £371 £361
England median daily rate £400 £400 £314
% change year-on-year - +27.49% -5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 -
England median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +8.89% -11.76% +17.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,616 3,001 3,070
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 94.55% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,625 1,836 1,919
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £225 £235
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 162 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.75 £8.75
90th Percentile £43.08 £42.38 £25.20
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.39% -1.58% +6.92%

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in the East Midlands

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in the East Midlands

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support Analyst in the East Midlands

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in the East Midlands

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +7 6 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -3 4 £369 +16.14% 1
Northamptonshire -11 4 £325 +13.04%
Leicestershire +7 2 £143 -
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Applications Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) VB
6 5 (31.25%) ETL
6 5 (31.25%) VMS
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) MQSeries
8 3 (18.75%) Office 365
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 2 (12.50%) Service Management
9 2 (12.50%) ITSM
9 2 (12.50%) WSDL
9 2 (12.50%) SMS
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (12.50%) SOAP
9 2 (12.50%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) JBoss
9 2 (12.50%) IIS

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Endeca
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) WSDL
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) VMS
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (31.25%) VB
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Control-M
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee