The median contractor rate for a Applications Support Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Analyst
England / London
Rank 338 342 288
Rank change year-on-year +4 -54  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 62 86 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.39% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.41% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 69 83
Median daily rate £300 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £300 £275
% change year-on-year -29.16% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
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 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in London

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in London

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support Analyst in London

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in London

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London -21 3 £325 -13.33% 4
Chessington - 2 £300 -
Uxbridge - 1 £300 -
Applications Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 57 (49.57%) SQL
2 42 (36.52%) Finance
3 36 (31.30%) Banking
4 32 (27.83%) Windows
5 30 (26.09%) Linux
6 27 (23.48%) ITIL
7 24 (20.87%) Microsoft
8 22 (19.13%) Oracle
9 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
10 17 (14.78%) Front Office
11 16 (13.91%) IIS
12 15 (13.04%) Back Office
13 14 (12.17%) Change Management
14 13 (11.30%) Equities
14 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
14 13 (11.30%) PowerShell
14 13 (11.30%) Windows Server
15 12 (10.43%) Unix
16 11 (9.57%) Oracle Database
16 11 (9.57%) Derivative
17 10 (8.70%) SWIFT
17 10 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (8.70%) Service Management
18 9 (7.83%) Configuration Management
18 9 (7.83%) Degree
18 9 (7.83%) WebSphere
19 8 (6.96%) FIX Protocol
19 8 (6.96%) JIRA
19 8 (6.96%) Business Continuity
19 8 (6.96%) Murex

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 16 (13.91%) IIS
2 9 (7.83%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.96%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.74%) Drupal
4 2 (1.74%) JBoss
4 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.87%) Confluence
5 1 (0.87%) Mule
5 1 (0.87%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.22%) MS Office
3 3 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.61%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (1.74%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.74%) Minerva
3 2 (1.74%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.87%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.87%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.87%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.87%) RMDS
4 1 (0.87%) Summit
4 1 (0.87%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) GitHub
2 4 (3.48%) Google Play
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.87%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) DHCP
1 3 (2.61%) DNS
1 3 (2.61%) Firewall
1 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.87%) FTP
2 1 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.61%) OLAP
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.74%) EDMS
5 2 (1.74%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.87%) MySQL
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) JIRA
2 5 (4.35%) Toad
3 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.61%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (36.52%) Finance
2 36 (31.30%) Banking
3 17 (14.78%) Front Office
4 15 (13.04%) Back Office
5 7 (6.09%) International Banking
5 7 (6.09%) Retail
6 6 (5.22%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.61%) Advertising
7 3 (2.61%) Law
7 3 (2.61%) Legal
8 2 (1.74%) Publishing
9 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.87%) Marketing
9 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (6.09%) XML
3 5 (4.35%) .NET
4 4 (3.48%) Web Services
5 3 (2.61%) MSMQ
6 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.74%) J2EE
6 2 (1.74%) Node.js
7 1 (0.87%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.87%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.87%) CSS
7 1 (0.87%) HTML
7 1 (0.87%) jQuery
7 1 (0.87%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.87%) Spring
7 1 (0.87%) Spring Integration
7 1 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Equities
2 11 (9.57%) Derivative
3 10 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (8.70%) SWIFT
4 5 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.48%) PACS
6 3 (2.61%) NHS
7 2 (1.74%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.74%) EPoS
7 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.87%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.87%) SCADA
8 1 (0.87%) Swaptions
8 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.83%) Windows
2 30 (26.09%) Linux
3 13 (11.30%) Windows Server
4 12 (10.43%) Unix
5 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) ITIL
2 14 (12.17%) Change Management
3 10 (8.70%) Service Management
4 9 (7.83%) Configuration Management
5 8 (6.96%) Business Continuity
6 7 (6.09%) Asset Management
6 7 (6.09%) CRM
6 7 (6.09%) Investment Management
6 7 (6.09%) Migration
7 6 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.22%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.22%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.22%) Workflow
8 5 (4.35%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.48%) Release Management
9 4 (3.48%) Test Scripting
10 3 (2.61%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.61%) Document Management
10 3 (2.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (2.61%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (49.57%) SQL
2 13 (11.30%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.96%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.09%) R
5 5 (4.35%) C#
5 5 (4.35%) Java
6 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.48%) Perl
6 4 (3.48%) Python
7 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.61%) VB
7 3 (2.61%) VBScript
8 2 (1.74%) C
8 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.87%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) SEPA
1 8 (6.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) HL7
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Control-M
2 3 (2.61%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.87%) DameWare
3 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (20.87%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.13%) Oracle
3 8 (6.96%) Murex
4 6 (5.22%) Northgate
5 5 (4.35%) Google
5 5 (4.35%) VMware
6 4 (3.48%) Citrix
7 3 (2.61%) Splunk
7 3 (2.61%) Sybase
8 2 (1.74%) Charles River
8 2 (1.74%) F5
8 2 (1.74%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.74%) Remedy
8 2 (1.74%) SAP
8 2 (1.74%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.87%) IBM
9 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.87%) Reuters
9 1 (0.87%) Sun
9 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
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