The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Analyst was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 232 262
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 18 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 9
Median daily rate £225 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £310 £325
% change year-on-year -7.25% -4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 £25.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.62% +53.03%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7318 8515 8983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.52% 95.01% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4280 5076 5111
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 384 434
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.22 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +16.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £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 the South East

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Buckinghamshire -20 8 £213 -22.72%
Surrey +10 6 £360 +140.00% 6
West Sussex +17 3 £420 +34.40%
Oxfordshire - 1 £330 -
Applications Support Analyst
England

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

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 South East region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
4 8 (25.81%) SLA
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
5 7 (22.58%) Java
5 7 (22.58%) SAP
5 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 7 (22.58%) Problem Management
6 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
6 6 (19.35%) Release Management
6 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 6 (19.35%) JBoss
6 6 (19.35%) Change Management
6 6 (19.35%) Finance
7 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Unix
7 5 (16.13%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
7 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) Automated Trading
8 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (12.90%) XML

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 6 (19.35%) JBoss
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Alfresco
3 2 (6.45%) Mule
3 2 (6.45%) Mule ESB
4 1 (3.23%) Drupal
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (3.23%) QlikView
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) RESTful
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Life Science
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Unix
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
1 7 (22.58%) Problem Management
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
2 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
2 6 (19.35%) Release Management
3 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
4 4 (12.90%) Automated Trading
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) OOD
4 4 (12.90%) SDLC
5 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) IT Strategy
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) AAT
3 1 (3.23%) ACCA
3 1 (3.23%) CIMA
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) SAP
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) Northgate
5 1 (3.23%) Civica
5 1 (3.23%) CODA
5 1 (3.23%) Intel
5 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.23%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) Sage
5 1 (3.23%) Sun