Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 618 464
Rank change year-on-year +45 -154 +43
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 282 249 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.27% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 182 285
England median daily rate £400 £303 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.12% -13.50% +7.69%
10th Percentile £220 £165 £209
90th Percentile £538 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £310 £345
% change year-on-year +29.03% -10.14% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 19
England median hourly rate £23.25 £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +40.91% +7.32%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.75 £16.15
90th Percentile £32.00 £32.97 £33.75
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £28.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -17.70% +28.41% +7.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in England

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in England

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support Analyst in England

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in England

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Applications Support Analyst in England

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
London +36 182 £450 +10.77% 20
Midlands +50 38 £300 +50.00% 8
East Midlands +40 36 £313 +56.25% 3
North of England +56 20 £325 +31.98% 5
South East -24 18 £325 +18.18% 10
North West +29 15 £339 +22.07% 1
South West +6 12 £195 -37.10% 7
East of England -30 12 £241 -5.48% 1
Yorkshire +15 4 £259 +15.00% 4
West Midlands +21 2 £275 -15.38% 5
North East +69 1 - -
Applications Support Analyst
UK

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 England region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 148 (52.48%) SQL
2 94 (33.33%) Windows
3 84 (29.79%) Finance
4 70 (24.82%) Oracle
5 67 (23.76%) SQL Server
6 61 (21.63%) Banking
7 59 (20.92%) Linux
8 57 (20.21%) Unix
9 56 (19.86%) ITIL
10 47 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 43 (15.25%) Python
12 36 (12.77%) Front Office
13 34 (12.06%) Java
14 26 (9.22%) Fixed Income
14 26 (9.22%) Investment Banking
14 26 (9.22%) Problem Management
15 24 (8.51%) CRM
16 23 (8.16%) .NET
17 21 (7.45%) IIS
17 21 (7.45%) TIBCO
17 21 (7.45%) Rendezvous
17 21 (7.45%) Investment Management
17 21 (7.45%) PowerShell
17 21 (7.45%) Relational Database
18 19 (6.74%) TIBCO Hawk
18 19 (6.74%) Retail
19 18 (6.38%) Fault Analysis
20 17 (6.03%) Equities
21 16 (5.67%) Middleware
21 16 (5.67%) Analytical Skills

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 21 (7.45%) IIS
2 12 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.19%) Apache
3 9 (3.19%) Confluence
4 7 (2.48%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.77%) JBoss
5 5 (1.77%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.77%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.06%) DataSynapse
7 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.06%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.06%) nginx
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.71%) SAS
8 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.35%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.55%) thinkFolio
2 9 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.77%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (1.42%) Actimize
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.06%) Markit EDM
5 3 (1.06%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.71%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.71%) Salerio
6 2 (0.71%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.71%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.35%) Global One
7 1 (0.35%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.35%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) Google Play
1 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.71%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (0.35%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.96%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.90%) DNS
3 9 (3.19%) Internet
4 6 (2.13%) DHCP
5 4 (1.42%) FTP
5 4 (1.42%) SMS
6 3 (1.06%) Firewall
6 3 (1.06%) LAN
6 3 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.71%) Intranet
7 2 (0.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.45%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 12 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.35%) Ingres
11 1 (0.35%) OLTP
11 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (4.61%) JIRA
2 4 (1.42%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.42%) IBM UrbanCode
2 4 (1.42%) Selenium
3 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.06%) Toad
3 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.71%) jMock
4 2 (0.71%) JUnit
4 2 (0.71%) Mockito
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) Appium
5 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.35%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.35%) TestComplete
General
1 84 (29.79%) Finance
2 61 (21.63%) Banking
3 36 (12.77%) Front Office
4 26 (9.22%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.74%) Retail
6 13 (4.61%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.13%) Prime Brokerage
8 5 (1.77%) Electronics
8 5 (1.77%) Publishing
9 4 (1.42%) Advertising
10 3 (1.06%) Automotive
10 3 (1.06%) Back Office
10 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.71%) French Language
11 2 (0.71%) Legal
12 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.35%) German Language
12 1 (0.35%) International Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.16%) .NET
2 21 (7.45%) Rendezvous
3 16 (5.67%) Middleware
4 13 (4.61%) XML
5 12 (4.26%) J2EE
6 6 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (2.13%) HTML
6 6 (2.13%) Node.js
7 5 (1.77%) CSS
7 5 (1.77%) Web Services
7 5 (1.77%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (1.42%) HTML5
8 4 (1.42%) Kafka
9 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.06%) JSP
9 3 (1.06%) SOAP
9 3 (1.06%) Spring
10 2 (0.71%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (0.71%) ODBC
10 2 (0.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.22%) Fixed Income
2 17 (6.03%) Equities
3 16 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.32%) Derivative
4 15 (5.32%) SWIFT
5 7 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.48%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.77%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.42%) NHS
9 3 (1.06%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.71%) Fedwire
10 2 (0.71%) FMCG
10 2 (0.71%) Life Science
10 2 (0.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 94 (33.33%) Windows
2 59 (20.92%) Linux
3 57 (20.21%) Unix
4 11 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.84%) Solaris
6 6 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.42%) HPUX
7 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.71%) AIX
8 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.35%) Android
9 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.86%) ITIL
2 26 (9.22%) Problem Management
3 24 (8.51%) CRM
4 21 (7.45%) Investment Management
5 18 (6.38%) Fault Analysis
6 15 (5.32%) Asset Management
6 15 (5.32%) Change Management
7 14 (4.96%) Incident Management
7 14 (4.96%) Service Delivery
7 14 (4.96%) Service Management
8 12 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (3.90%) Business Analysis
10 9 (3.19%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 9 (3.19%) Wealth Management
11 8 (2.84%) QMS
11 8 (2.84%) Workflow
12 7 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (2.48%) ETL
12 7 (2.48%) Quality Management
12 7 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (52.48%) SQL
2 43 (15.25%) Python
3 34 (12.06%) Java
4 21 (7.45%) PowerShell
5 15 (5.32%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.26%) C#
6 12 (4.26%) Perl
7 11 (3.90%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.55%) VBA
9 9 (3.19%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.84%) C++
11 7 (2.48%) VB
12 6 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.42%) R
13 4 (1.42%) RPG
13 4 (1.42%) VB6
14 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.35%) Korn
15 1 (0.35%) Ruby
15 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (4.96%) Degree
2 7 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.71%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.55%) SLA
2 7 (2.48%) QA
3 6 (2.13%) SEPA
4 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.71%) GDPR
6 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.06%) ISA Server
3 3 (1.06%) Varnish
4 2 (0.71%) Docker
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (6.74%) TIBCO Hawk
2 5 (1.77%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.71%) logstash
3 2 (0.71%) Nagios
3 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.35%) Control-M
4 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 70 (24.82%) Oracle
2 47 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.45%) TIBCO
4 13 (4.61%) Citrix
5 12 (4.26%) IBM
6 10 (3.55%) VMware
7 7 (2.48%) Charles River
7 7 (2.48%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (2.13%) Splunk
9 5 (1.77%) Sybase
10 4 (1.42%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.42%) Google
10 4 (1.42%) ION Trading
10 4 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.42%) SAP
10 4 (1.42%) Wallstreet Suite
11 3 (1.06%) BEA
11 3 (1.06%) Cisco
11 3 (1.06%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.06%) SimCorp