The median contractor rate for a Applications Support Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Analyst
UK / England
Rank 470 443 410
Rank change year-on-year -27 -33  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 115 173 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 121 125
Median daily rate £300 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% -14.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £177 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £294 £275
% change year-on-year -27.65% +6.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.89 - £20.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
London +10 62 £300 -20.00% 14
East Midlands +12 20 £160 -25.58%
South East +13 13 £294 +95.83% 23
East of England -22 6 £263 -18.60% 2
South West - 6 £213 - 1
Yorkshire -2 4 £350 +16.66% 5
North East -11 2 £400 +14.28%
North West +16 1 - - 5
West Midlands +10 1 - - 9
Applications Support Analyst
UK

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 117 (53.67%) SQL
2 75 (34.40%) Finance
3 74 (33.94%) Windows
4 71 (32.57%) Oracle
5 63 (28.90%) SQL Server
6 60 (27.52%) ITIL
6 60 (27.52%) Linux
7 44 (20.18%) Oracle Database
8 41 (18.81%) Microsoft
9 40 (18.35%) Unix
9 40 (18.35%) Banking
10 29 (13.30%) MS Excel
11 27 (12.39%) IIS
12 26 (11.93%) XML
13 24 (11.01%) Retail
13 24 (11.01%) Oracle Database 10g
14 23 (10.55%) PL/SQL
15 22 (10.09%) MS Office
15 22 (10.09%) Change Management
16 21 (9.63%) PowerShell
17 20 (9.17%) Manufacturing
17 20 (9.17%) Business Analysis
17 20 (9.17%) SLA
18 19 (8.72%) C#
19 18 (8.26%) Relational Database
19 18 (8.26%) Windows Server
20 17 (7.80%) SQL Server 2012
20 17 (7.80%) Java
20 17 (7.80%) .NET
20 17 (7.80%) Oracle Reports

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 27 (12.39%) IIS
2 16 (7.34%) WebSphere
3 15 (6.88%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.67%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.29%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.29%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.92%) Apache
8 2 (0.92%) Documentum
8 2 (0.92%) Drupal
8 2 (0.92%) JBoss
9 1 (0.46%) CMS
9 1 (0.46%) Confluence
9 1 (0.46%) Mule
9 1 (0.46%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (13.30%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.09%) MS Office
3 4 (1.83%) MS Project
3 4 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 14 (6.42%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (5.50%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (2.75%) Demantra
3 6 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.75%) SnowdropKCS
4 4 (1.83%) Northgate Housing
5 3 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.92%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.92%) Minerva
6 2 (0.92%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.46%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.46%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.46%) Lorenzo
7 1 (0.46%) OPENContractor
7 1 (0.46%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.46%) RMDS
7 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.46%) Sonata
7 1 (0.46%) Summit
7 1 (0.46%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.29%) GitHub
2 4 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.83%) Google Play
2 4 (1.83%) IaaS
2 4 (1.83%) PaaS
2 4 (1.83%) SaaS
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.46%) G Suite
4 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.21%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.75%) Firewall
3 5 (2.29%) DNS
3 5 (2.29%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.38%) DHCP
5 2 (0.92%) FTP
5 2 (0.92%) Internet
5 2 (0.92%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.92%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (28.90%) SQL Server
2 44 (20.18%) Oracle Database
3 24 (11.01%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (8.26%) Relational Database
5 17 (7.80%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (7.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (6.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.59%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (3.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.83%) DTS
11 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.83%) Star Schema
12 3 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.59%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (3.67%) JIRA
3 5 (2.29%) Ant
3 5 (2.29%) Subversion
3 5 (2.29%) Toad
4 4 (1.83%) JDeveloper
4 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.38%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.46%) Bugzilla
General
1 75 (34.40%) Finance
2 40 (18.35%) Banking
3 24 (11.01%) Retail
4 20 (9.17%) Manufacturing
5 17 (7.80%) Front Office
6 15 (6.88%) Back Office
7 10 (4.59%) Publishing
8 7 (3.21%) International Banking
9 6 (2.75%) Investment Banking
10 5 (2.29%) Advertising
11 4 (1.83%) Legal
12 3 (1.38%) Law
13 2 (0.92%) Marketing
14 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.46%) French Language
14 1 (0.46%) Games
14 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.93%) XML
2 17 (7.80%) .NET
3 10 (4.59%) Web Services
4 8 (3.67%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (3.67%) XSLT
5 5 (2.29%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.83%) Spring
7 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.38%) Java EE
7 3 (1.38%) JSF
7 3 (1.38%) JSP
7 3 (1.38%) MSMQ
7 3 (1.38%) Struts
7 3 (1.38%) XSL
8 2 (0.92%) J2EE
8 2 (0.92%) Node.js
8 2 (0.92%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.46%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (5.96%) Equities
2 11 (5.05%) Derivative
3 10 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (4.59%) SWIFT
4 5 (2.29%) EPoS
4 5 (2.29%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.83%) NHS
5 4 (1.83%) PACS
6 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.92%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.92%) User Experience
7 2 (0.92%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Life Science
8 1 (0.46%) STB
Operating Systems
1 74 (33.94%) Windows
2 60 (27.52%) Linux
3 40 (18.35%) Unix
4 18 (8.26%) Windows Server
5 16 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (5.05%) Windows 7
9 10 (4.59%) HPUX
10 7 (3.21%) AIX
11 5 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.38%) Solaris
12 3 (1.38%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.46%) MVS
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.46%) VMS
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.52%) ITIL
2 22 (10.09%) Change Management
3 20 (9.17%) Business Analysis
4 16 (7.34%) Service Management
5 15 (6.88%) Configuration Management
6 13 (5.96%) Workflow
7 12 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (5.50%) CRM
7 12 (5.50%) Problem Management
7 12 (5.50%) Release Management
8 9 (4.13%) Asset Management
8 9 (4.13%) Business Continuity
8 9 (4.13%) Migration
8 9 (4.13%) QMS
9 8 (3.67%) Document Management
9 8 (3.67%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.67%) ITSM
10 7 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.21%) Investment Management
10 7 (3.21%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 117 (53.67%) SQL
2 23 (10.55%) PL/SQL
3 21 (9.63%) PowerShell
4 19 (8.72%) C#
5 17 (7.80%) Java
6 12 (5.50%) Perl
7 10 (4.59%) Python
7 10 (4.59%) VBScript
8 9 (4.13%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.67%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.21%) R
11 6 (2.75%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.29%) VB
13 4 (1.83%) C
13 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.38%) VBA
15 2 (0.92%) C++
15 2 (0.92%) Ruby
16 1 (0.46%) AWK
Qualifications
1 12 (5.50%) Degree
2 8 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) AAT
5 1 (0.46%) ACCA
5 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.46%) CIMA
5 1 (0.46%) ECDL
5 1 (0.46%) HNC
5 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.46%) MOS
5 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.17%) SLA
2 8 (3.67%) SEPA
3 6 (2.75%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.46%) GDPR
5 1 (0.46%) HL7
5 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.75%) Control-M
2 3 (1.38%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.92%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) DameWare
4 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 71 (32.57%) Oracle
2 41 (18.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.50%) Northgate
4 9 (4.13%) VMware
5 8 (3.67%) Murex
6 7 (3.21%) Citrix
6 7 (3.21%) IBM
7 5 (2.29%) Google
7 5 (2.29%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.83%) SAP
9 3 (1.38%) BEA
9 3 (1.38%) Civica
9 3 (1.38%) Remedy
9 3 (1.38%) Splunk
9 3 (1.38%) Sybase
10 2 (0.92%) Capita
10 2 (0.92%) Charles River
10 2 (0.92%) F5
10 2 (0.92%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.92%) SimCorp
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