The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 132 143
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.17% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £275 £310 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.29% -12.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £205 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £310 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £310 £325
% change year-on-year -7.25% -4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2567 2815 2974
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.78% 95.46% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1820 1923
Median daily rate £375 £368 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 138 199
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in the South West

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Applications Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol - 2 - - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £273 - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 -
Applications Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) IIS
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Ant
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) VBScript
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Kerberos
5 3 (25.00%) AIX
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) GlassFish
5 3 (25.00%) Domain Models
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Ant
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Domain Models
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Application Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee