The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 362 337
Rank change year-on-year +10 -25  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 72 65 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 74
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £310 £325
% change year-on-year -7.25% -4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £21.00
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 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 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 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
City of London -1 16 £438 +2.94% 12
Westminster - 1 £400 -
Applications Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 74 (55.64%) SQL
2 55 (41.35%) Finance
3 46 (34.59%) Windows
4 44 (33.08%) Banking
5 29 (21.80%) Oracle
5 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
6 28 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 26 (19.55%) Python
8 21 (15.79%) ITIL
9 19 (14.29%) Unix
9 19 (14.29%) Front Office
10 18 (13.53%) Linux
10 18 (13.53%) IIS
11 17 (12.78%) Fixed Income
12 16 (12.03%) TIBCO
12 16 (12.03%) Rendezvous
12 16 (12.03%) Investment Banking
13 15 (11.28%) TIBCO Hawk
14 14 (10.53%) Back Office
14 14 (10.53%) Fault Analysis
15 13 (9.77%) Service Delivery
16 12 (9.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 11 (8.27%) Change Management
17 11 (8.27%) PowerShell
18 10 (7.52%) SWIFT
18 10 (7.52%) Problem Management
19 8 (6.02%) JIRA
19 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 8 (6.02%) Retail
19 8 (6.02%) Equities

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 18 (13.53%) IIS
2 8 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.51%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.01%) Apache
4 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.50%) Confluence
5 2 (1.50%) Drupal
5 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.75%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.75%) MTS
6 1 (0.75%) nginx
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.26%) Global One
2 3 (2.26%) Northgate Housing
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.75%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.75%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.75%) RMDS
3 1 (0.75%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.76%) DHCP
2 5 (3.76%) DNS
3 3 (2.26%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.50%) EDMS
6 2 (1.50%) MySQL
6 2 (1.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (6.02%) JIRA
2 5 (3.76%) Toad
3 4 (3.01%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.75%) Hudson
5 1 (0.75%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (0.75%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (41.35%) Finance
2 44 (33.08%) Banking
3 19 (14.29%) Front Office
4 16 (12.03%) Investment Banking
5 14 (10.53%) Back Office
6 8 (6.02%) Retail
7 4 (3.01%) Advertising
7 4 (3.01%) International Banking
7 4 (3.01%) Law
8 3 (2.26%) Legal
8 3 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.75%) French Language
10 1 (0.75%) Local Government
10 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.03%) Rendezvous
2 8 (6.02%) XML
3 6 (4.51%) .NET
4 5 (3.76%) Web Services
5 4 (3.01%) Node.js
6 3 (2.26%) J2EE
6 3 (2.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.50%) Middleware
8 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.75%) OLE
8 1 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.78%) Fixed Income
2 12 (9.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (7.52%) SWIFT
4 8 (6.02%) Equities
5 7 (5.26%) Derivative
6 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.26%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.50%) EPoS
8 2 (1.50%) Fintech
8 2 (1.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.50%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.50%) NHS
8 2 (1.50%) SCADA
9 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.75%) Eurex
9 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.75%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.59%) Windows
2 19 (14.29%) Unix
3 18 (13.53%) Linux
4 8 (6.02%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.26%) Solaris
6 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) Android
8 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.79%) ITIL
2 14 (10.53%) Fault Analysis
3 13 (9.77%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.27%) Change Management
5 10 (7.52%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.26%) CRM
6 7 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
6 7 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.51%) Asset Management
7 6 (4.51%) Business Continuity
7 6 (4.51%) DevOps
7 6 (4.51%) Workflow
8 5 (3.76%) Migration
8 5 (3.76%) Service Management
8 5 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.01%) Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (3.01%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.01%) Manual Testing
9 4 (3.01%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 74 (55.64%) SQL
2 26 (19.55%) Python
3 11 (8.27%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.02%) Java
5 7 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.51%) R
7 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.76%) Perl
8 4 (3.01%) C#
9 3 (2.26%) VB
9 3 (2.26%) VBScript
10 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.50%) C
10 2 (1.50%) C++
11 1 (0.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.75%) VB6
11 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.50%) SEPA
3 1 (0.75%) MiFID
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Varnish
2 1 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (11.28%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (3.01%) Control-M
3 3 (2.26%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (2.26%) Puppet
4 1 (0.75%) Ansible
4 1 (0.75%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.75%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.75%) SCCM
4 1 (0.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
1 29 (21.80%) Oracle
2 16 (12.03%) TIBCO
3 6 (4.51%) Murex
3 6 (4.51%) Northgate
4 5 (3.76%) Citrix
4 5 (3.76%) Sybase
4 5 (3.76%) VMware
5 4 (3.01%) Google
5 4 (3.01%) ION Trading
6 3 (2.26%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.26%) Remedy
7 2 (1.50%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.50%) Calypso
7 2 (1.50%) IBM
7 2 (1.50%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.50%) SAP
7 2 (1.50%) Sun
8 1 (0.75%) Splunk
8 1 (0.75%) Tradeweb
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £210 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Paw Associates Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago