The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 470 489 451
Rank change year-on-year +19 -38  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 118 132 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 83 114
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £201 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £310 £325
% change year-on-year -7.25% -4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +9.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £36.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +63.04% +2.22%  

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 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +14 73 £450 +4.34% 34
South East -4 18 £225 -18.18% 16
East of England -7 8 £225 +60.71% 6
North West +29 7 £375 - 9
South West +6 6 £275 -11.29% 3
East Midlands - 4 £220 - 4
Yorkshire +21 2 £350 +32.70% 9
Applications Support Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 139 (59.66%) SQL
2 83 (35.62%) Finance
3 81 (34.76%) Windows
4 69 (29.61%) Oracle
5 68 (29.18%) SQL Server
6 53 (22.75%) ITIL
7 51 (21.89%) Banking
8 50 (21.46%) Microsoft
9 44 (18.88%) Linux
10 41 (17.60%) Unix
11 37 (15.88%) Oracle Database
12 33 (14.16%) IIS
13 30 (12.88%) Python
14 21 (9.01%) Java
15 20 (8.58%) XML
15 20 (8.58%) Oracle Database 10g
15 20 (8.58%) Change Management
15 20 (8.58%) Front Office
15 20 (8.58%) Problem Management
16 19 (8.15%) Retail
17 18 (7.73%) Relational Database
18 17 (7.30%) PowerShell
18 17 (7.30%) Fixed Income
18 17 (7.30%) Investment Banking
18 17 (7.30%) .NET
19 16 (6.87%) Microsoft Office
19 16 (6.87%) SharePoint
19 16 (6.87%) TIBCO
19 16 (6.87%) Rendezvous
19 16 (6.87%) Business Analysis

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 33 (14.16%) IIS
2 16 (6.87%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.29%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.58%) Apache
5 6 (2.58%) JBoss
6 5 (2.15%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.29%) Drupal
8 3 (1.29%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.86%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.86%) Confluence
9 2 (0.86%) Documentum
9 2 (0.86%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.86%) Mule
9 2 (0.86%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.43%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (6.87%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.29%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (3.00%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.29%) Global One
4 3 (1.29%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.86%) Demantra
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.86%) SnowdropKCS
6 1 (0.43%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.43%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.43%) RMDS
6 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.43%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.72%) Google Play
2 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.86%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.15%) DHCP
2 5 (2.15%) DNS
3 3 (1.29%) Firewall
3 3 (1.29%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.86%) Internet
4 2 (0.86%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.86%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (29.18%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.88%) Oracle Database
3 20 (8.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (7.73%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (5.15%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.29%) EDRMS
11 3 (1.29%) MySQL
11 3 (1.29%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.43%) JIRA
1 8 (3.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.58%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (2.15%) Toad
4 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.29%) Ant
5 3 (1.29%) Subversion
6 2 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.43%) Hudson
7 1 (0.43%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.43%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (35.62%) Finance
2 51 (21.89%) Banking
3 20 (8.58%) Front Office
4 19 (8.15%) Retail
5 17 (7.30%) Investment Banking
6 16 (6.87%) Back Office
7 15 (6.44%) Manufacturing
8 8 (3.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (2.58%) Publishing
10 5 (2.15%) International Banking
10 5 (2.15%) Law
11 4 (1.72%) Advertising
11 4 (1.72%) Legal
12 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.43%) French Language
12 1 (0.43%) Local Government
12 1 (0.43%) Marketing
12 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.58%) XML
2 17 (7.30%) .NET
3 16 (6.87%) Rendezvous
4 10 (4.29%) Web Services
5 6 (2.58%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.72%) J2EE
6 4 (1.72%) JSP
6 4 (1.72%) Node.js
6 4 (1.72%) XSLT
7 3 (1.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.29%) HTML
7 3 (1.29%) Java EE
7 3 (1.29%) JSF
7 3 (1.29%) Middleware
7 3 (1.29%) SOAP
7 3 (1.29%) Spring
7 3 (1.29%) Struts
7 3 (1.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.29%) XSL
8 2 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.30%) Fixed Income
2 16 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (5.15%) SWIFT
4 8 (3.43%) Equities
5 7 (3.00%) Derivative
6 6 (2.58%) NHS
7 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.29%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.86%) EPoS
9 2 (0.86%) Fintech
9 2 (0.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.86%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.86%) PACS
9 2 (0.86%) SCADA
9 2 (0.86%) User Experience
10 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.43%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 81 (34.76%) Windows
2 44 (18.88%) Linux
3 41 (17.60%) Unix
4 15 (6.44%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.58%) HPUX
10 5 (2.15%) Solaris
11 3 (1.29%) AIX
11 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.29%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.43%) Android
12 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.75%) ITIL
2 20 (8.58%) Change Management
2 20 (8.58%) Problem Management
3 16 (6.87%) Business Analysis
3 16 (6.87%) Incident Management
4 15 (6.44%) Release Management
4 15 (6.44%) Service Delivery
5 14 (6.01%) Fault Analysis
5 14 (6.01%) Service Management
6 12 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (4.72%) ITSM
8 10 (4.29%) CRM
8 10 (4.29%) ITIL V3
9 9 (3.86%) Migration
9 9 (3.86%) Workflow
10 8 (3.43%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.00%) Data Analysis
11 7 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.00%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 139 (59.66%) SQL
2 30 (12.88%) Python
3 21 (9.01%) Java
4 17 (7.30%) PowerShell
5 15 (6.44%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.86%) C#
6 9 (3.86%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.43%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.43%) Perl
8 7 (3.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.00%) VBA
9 6 (2.58%) R
9 6 (2.58%) VBScript
10 5 (2.15%) VB
11 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.29%) C++
13 2 (0.86%) C
13 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.43%) PHP
14 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.58%) Degree
4 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) AAT
6 1 (0.43%) ACCA
6 1 (0.43%) CIMA
6 1 (0.43%) HNC
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.43%) MCSA
6 1 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.44%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.29%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.29%) SEPA
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) MiFID
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) Varnish
5 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (6.44%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (1.72%) Control-M
3 3 (1.29%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.29%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) Ansible
4 1 (0.43%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.43%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.43%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) Terraform
4 1 (0.43%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 69 (29.61%) Oracle
2 50 (21.46%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.87%) TIBCO
4 10 (4.29%) Northgate
4 10 (4.29%) SAP
5 7 (3.00%) Murex
5 7 (3.00%) VMware
6 5 (2.15%) Citrix
6 5 (2.15%) IBM
6 5 (2.15%) Sybase
7 4 (1.72%) Google
7 4 (1.72%) ION Trading
7 4 (1.72%) Remedy
8 3 (1.29%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.29%) Sun
9 2 (0.86%) BEA
9 2 (0.86%) Calypso
9 2 (0.86%) Capita
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