Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 329 346
Rank change year-on-year -25 +17 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 18 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 36 39
South East median daily rate £325 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £295 £183 £198
90th Percentile £365 £369 £445
England median daily rate £400 £303 £350
% change year-on-year +32.12% -13.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £25.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.29% +50.00% -4.23%
10th Percentile £57.50 £25.25 £14.53
90th Percentile £62.50 £25.75 £18.75
England median hourly rate £23.25 £31.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +40.91% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15802 15500 18416
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 93.97% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9382 9237 10813
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 769 921
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in the South East

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in the South East

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in the South East

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley -24 6 £313 +22.55% 5
West Sussex -7 4 £325 +8.33%
Surrey -12 3 £342 +14.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -42 3 £350 +75.00% 1
Oxfordshire +2 2 £275 -8.33% 3
Hampshire -2 2 - - 3
Kent -18 2 £340 +90.21% 1
Berkshire +3 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Applications Support Analyst
England

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) IIS
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) JBoss
5 2 (11.11%) SMS
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (11.11%) XSLT
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) Intranet
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (16.67%) IIS
1 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
1 2 (11.11%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) QlikView
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) German Language
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) XSLT
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.56%) EPoS
1 1 (5.56%) Life Science
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) BEA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Concur
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) VMware