The median contractor rate for a Applications Support Analyst was £294 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Analyst
UK
Rank 478 449 416
Rank change year-on-year -29 -33  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Analyst 121 181 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.36% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 123 140
Median daily rate £294 £320 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.20% -16.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £294 £275
% change year-on-year -27.65% +6.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £15.89 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.77% +10.00%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Analyst over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support Analyst in the UK

Applications Support Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England -23 115 £300 -6.25% 62
London -7 62 £300 -17.24% 15
East Midlands +15 20 £160 -25.58% 1
Derbyshire +6 14 £145 -
South East +11 13 £294 +95.83% 23
Surrey +23 8 £294 +95.83% 6
Alfreton - 8 £145 -
Derby -3 7 £135 -
East of England -26 6 £263 -17.96% 2
South West - 6 £213 - 1
Scotland +29 4 £150 - 1
Yorkshire -8 4 £350 +16.66% 5
Northamptonshire - 4 £300 - 1
Northampton - 4 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £250 - 1
North Yorkshire +3 3 - - 1
City of London -19 3 £325 -13.33% 3
Devon - 3 - -
Middlesbrough - 3 - -
Exeter - 3 - -
Edinburgh +19 2 £295 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 2 £400 +14.28%
North East -6 2 £400 +14.28%
Tyne and Wear -12 2 £400 +14.28%
Milton Keynes - 2 £183 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £183 - 2
Glasgow - 2 £135 -
Dunstable - 2 £250 -
Bristol - 2 £213 -
Chessington - 2 £300 -

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 featuring Applications Support Analyst in the job title.

1 121 (52.38%) SQL
2 77 (33.33%) Finance
3 76 (32.90%) Windows
4 72 (31.17%) Oracle
5 69 (29.87%) SQL Server
6 62 (26.84%) ITIL
7 61 (26.41%) Linux
8 44 (19.05%) Oracle Database
9 43 (18.61%) Microsoft
10 40 (17.32%) Unix
10 40 (17.32%) Banking
11 30 (12.99%) MS Excel
12 28 (12.12%) IIS
12 28 (12.12%) XML
13 25 (10.82%) C#
14 24 (10.39%) PL/SQL
14 24 (10.39%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (10.39%) Retail
15 23 (9.96%) MS Office
16 22 (9.52%) .NET
16 22 (9.52%) Change Management
16 22 (9.52%) PowerShell
17 20 (8.66%) Manufacturing
17 20 (8.66%) Business Analysis
17 20 (8.66%) SLA
18 19 (8.23%) SQL Server 2012
18 19 (8.23%) Relational Database
19 18 (7.79%) Windows Server
20 17 (7.36%) Java
20 17 (7.36%) Oracle Reports

Applications Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 28 (12.12%) IIS
2 16 (6.93%) WebSphere
3 15 (6.49%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.46%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.16%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.16%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.87%) Apache
8 2 (0.87%) Documentum
8 2 (0.87%) Drupal
8 2 (0.87%) JBoss
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Confluence
9 1 (0.43%) Moodle
9 1 (0.43%) Mule
9 1 (0.43%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.96%) MS Office
3 4 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.73%) MS Project
3 4 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 14 (6.06%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (5.19%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (2.60%) Demantra
3 6 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.60%) SnowdropKCS
4 4 (1.73%) Northgate Housing
5 3 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.87%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.87%) Minerva
6 2 (0.87%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.43%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.43%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.43%) Lorenzo
7 1 (0.43%) OPENContractor
7 1 (0.43%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.43%) RMDS
7 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.43%) Sonata
7 1 (0.43%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.16%) GitHub
2 4 (1.73%) Google Play
2 4 (1.73%) IaaS
2 4 (1.73%) PaaS
2 4 (1.73%) SaaS
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) G Suite
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.46%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.60%) Firewall
3 5 (2.16%) DNS
3 5 (2.16%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.73%) Internet
5 3 (1.30%) DHCP
6 2 (0.87%) FTP
6 2 (0.87%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.87%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.43%) HTTP
7 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 44 (19.05%) Oracle Database
3 24 (10.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (8.23%) Relational Database
4 19 (8.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (7.36%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.33%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.73%) DTS
12 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (1.73%) Star Schema
13 3 (1.30%) OLAP
13 3 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.33%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (3.46%) JIRA
3 5 (2.16%) Ant
3 5 (2.16%) Subversion
3 5 (2.16%) Toad
4 4 (1.73%) JDeveloper
4 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.73%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.30%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
General
1 77 (33.33%) Finance
2 40 (17.32%) Banking
3 24 (10.39%) Retail
4 20 (8.66%) Manufacturing
5 17 (7.36%) Front Office
6 16 (6.93%) Back Office
7 11 (4.76%) Publishing
8 7 (3.03%) International Banking
9 6 (2.60%) Investment Banking
10 5 (2.16%) Advertising
11 4 (1.73%) Legal
12 3 (1.30%) Law
13 2 (0.87%) Marketing
14 1 (0.43%) Billing
14 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.43%) French Language
14 1 (0.43%) Games
14 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.12%) XML
2 22 (9.52%) .NET
3 11 (4.76%) Web Services
4 9 (3.90%) XSLT
5 8 (3.46%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (2.60%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.16%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.73%) Spring
9 3 (1.30%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.30%) Java EE
9 3 (1.30%) JSF
9 3 (1.30%) JSP
9 3 (1.30%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.30%) Struts
9 3 (1.30%) XSL
10 2 (0.87%) J2EE
10 2 (0.87%) Node.js
10 2 (0.87%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.43%) CSS
11 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (5.63%) Equities
2 11 (4.76%) Derivative
3 10 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (4.33%) SWIFT
4 5 (2.16%) EPoS
4 5 (2.16%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.73%) NHS
5 4 (1.73%) PACS
6 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.87%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.87%) User Experience
7 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.43%) EFT
8 1 (0.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.43%) STB
8 1 (0.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 76 (32.90%) Windows
2 61 (26.41%) Linux
3 40 (17.32%) Unix
4 18 (7.79%) Windows Server
5 16 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 10 (4.33%) HPUX
10 7 (3.03%) AIX
11 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.30%) Solaris
12 3 (1.30%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.43%) MVS
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.43%) VMS
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.84%) ITIL
2 22 (9.52%) Change Management
3 20 (8.66%) Business Analysis
4 17 (7.36%) Service Management
5 15 (6.49%) Configuration Management
6 13 (5.63%) Workflow
7 12 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (5.19%) CRM
7 12 (5.19%) Problem Management
7 12 (5.19%) Release Management
8 10 (4.33%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.90%) Asset Management
9 9 (3.90%) Business Continuity
9 9 (3.90%) Migration
9 9 (3.90%) QMS
10 8 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.46%) Document Management
10 8 (3.46%) ITSM
11 7 (3.03%) Data Management
11 7 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 121 (52.38%) SQL
2 25 (10.82%) C#
3 24 (10.39%) PL/SQL
4 22 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 17 (7.36%) Java
6 12 (5.19%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.19%) Perl
7 11 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.33%) Python
8 10 (4.33%) VBScript
9 7 (3.03%) R
10 6 (2.60%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.16%) VB
12 4 (1.73%) C
12 4 (1.73%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.73%) VBA
13 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.87%) C++
14 2 (0.87%) Ruby
15 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (6.49%) Degree
2 8 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) AAT
4 1 (0.43%) ACCA
4 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.43%) CIMA
4 1 (0.43%) ECDL
4 1 (0.43%) HNC
4 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.43%) MOS
4 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.66%) SLA
2 8 (3.46%) SEPA
3 6 (2.60%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.43%) GDPR
5 1 (0.43%) HL7
5 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.60%) Control-M
2 3 (1.30%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.87%) Nagios
3 2 (0.87%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) DameWare
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 72 (31.17%) Oracle
2 43 (18.61%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.19%) Northgate
4 9 (3.90%) VMware
5 8 (3.46%) Murex
6 7 (3.03%) Citrix
6 7 (3.03%) IBM
7 5 (2.16%) Google
7 5 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.73%) SAP
9 3 (1.30%) BEA
9 3 (1.30%) Civica
9 3 (1.30%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.30%) Remedy
9 3 (1.30%) Splunk
9 3 (1.30%) Sybase
10 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.87%) Capita
10 2 (0.87%) F5
10 2 (0.87%) SimCorp
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