The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Engineer
Rank 542 513 502
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 15 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.059% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.064% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £463 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +46.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £347 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £475 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.98% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-17.98% +5.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Engineer across the England region.

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Engineer across the England region.

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Applications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +3 10 £350 +4.47%
London -13 3 £393 -16.26% 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
North West - - - -
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Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 14 (31.82%) Windows
3 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
4 12 (27.27%) VoIP
5 11 (25.00%) Cisco
5 11 (25.00%) CCNA
5 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (25.00%) IVR
5 11 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 10 (22.73%) Business Continuity
6 10 (22.73%) Finance
6 10 (22.73%) Project Management
6 10 (22.73%) WAN
6 10 (22.73%) LAN
6 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 10 (22.73%) SQL
6 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 9 (20.45%) PBX
7 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 8 (18.18%) Degree
8 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
9 7 (15.91%) Telemarketing
9 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
9 7 (15.91%) Validation
10 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.64%) ISDN
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) Lync
2 3 (6.82%) MS Project Server
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.82%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.55%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.27%) SmartPlant
2 1 (2.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) VoIP
2 11 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 10 (22.73%) WAN
3 10 (22.73%) LAN
3 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 9 (20.45%) PBX
5 6 (13.64%) ISDN
5 6 (13.64%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.55%) DNS
8 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.27%) SSL
8 1 (2.27%) DMZ
8 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.55%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.55%) TestPartner
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) MSI
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) StarTeam
General
1 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
3 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (11.36%) Legal
5 3 (6.82%) Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.55%) SOAP
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) XSD
5 1 (2.27%) XSLT
5 1 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) IVR
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Life Science
4 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
5 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) Informatics
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) Linux
5 4 (9.09%) Android
5 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Phone
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Solaris
7 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Business Continuity
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) Telemarketing
3 7 (15.91%) Validation
4 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Logistics
5 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.09%) PLM
5 4 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) BCP
5 4 (9.09%) Benchmarking
5 4 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.82%) Workflow
6 3 (6.82%) Migration
6 3 (6.82%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.82%) Time Management
7 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) XAML
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) CCNA
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) JNCIA
4 2 (4.55%) RHCE
5 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.55%) NFS
2 2 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) XenMobile
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (11.36%) Citrix
3 4 (9.09%) Adobe
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) Redknee
5 2 (4.55%) AppSense
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) Juniper
5 2 (4.55%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.27%) Akamai
6 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Remedy
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Intergraph