The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Applications Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Engineer
Rank 570 584 557
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 41 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.075% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.079% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 18
Median daily rate £335 £288 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.52% -36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £207 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £325 £371
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.68 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -88.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.68 £135.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.38%
Applications Support Engineer
UK

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
46674 48291 46317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.89% 94.80% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30793 30976 28892
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1837 1891
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Applications Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

Applications Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Applications Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Applications Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Applications Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +13 16 £400 +60.00% 7
London +14 13 £300 +36.36% 21
South West +11 6 £375 - 5
West Midlands - 3 £324 - 2
East of England +16 1 - - 5
Yorkshire +4 1 £238 -26.92% 1
North West - 1 - - 9
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Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Applications Support Engineer 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 England region featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (45.74%) Windows
2 41 (43.62%) SQL
3 33 (35.11%) Linux
4 27 (28.72%) ITIL
4 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
5 25 (26.60%) SQL Server
5 25 (26.60%) Windows Server
6 23 (24.47%) Active Directory
7 22 (23.40%) MS Excel
8 20 (21.28%) IIS
8 20 (21.28%) Oracle
8 20 (21.28%) Java
9 19 (20.21%) Perl
10 16 (17.02%) VMware
11 15 (15.96%) .NET
11 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
11 15 (15.96%) Unix
12 14 (14.89%) PHP
12 14 (14.89%) MS Office
12 14 (14.89%) Red Hat
13 13 (13.83%) Python
13 13 (13.83%) Puppet
13 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (13.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
14 12 (12.77%) Tomcat
14 12 (12.77%) XML
14 12 (12.77%) Citrix
14 12 (12.77%) SLA
14 12 (12.77%) Service Delivery

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 20 (21.28%) IIS
2 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
3 12 (12.77%) Tomcat
4 10 (10.64%) Apache
5 6 (6.38%) MS Exchange
6 5 (5.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (5.32%) JBoss
6 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.19%) nginx
8 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.13%) Drupal
9 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.13%) Joomla!
9 2 (2.13%) WordPress
10 1 (1.06%) Alfresco
10 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.89%) MS Office
3 5 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Office 365
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) HTTP
2 7 (7.45%) Firewall
2 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.38%) DNS
4 5 (5.32%) SSL
5 4 (4.26%) LDAP
6 3 (3.19%) SMTP
6 3 (3.19%) SSH
7 2 (2.13%) DHCP
7 2 (2.13%) FTP
7 2 (2.13%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.13%) Internet
7 2 (2.13%) Intranet
7 2 (2.13%) IPv6
7 2 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (2.13%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.06%) LAN
8 1 (1.06%) PuTTY
8 1 (1.06%) VPN
8 1 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) MySQL
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.19%) MS Access
6 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.19%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.13%) MarkLogic
7 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.06%) Big Data
8 1 (1.06%) GIS
8 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Subversion
2 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.26%) JUnit
2 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
2 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.13%) Ant
4 2 (2.13%) Burp Suite
4 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.13%) GitLab
4 2 (2.13%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.13%) Maven
4 2 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.13%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Banking
2 4 (4.26%) Billing
2 4 (4.26%) Law
2 4 (4.26%) Legal
3 3 (3.19%) Front Office
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Advertising
4 2 (2.13%) Back Office
4 2 (2.13%) Local Government
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) German Language
5 1 (1.06%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) .NET
2 12 (12.77%) XML
3 9 (9.57%) CSS
3 9 (9.57%) HTML
3 9 (9.57%) Web Services
4 7 (7.45%) LAMP
5 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.32%) Classic ASP
7 4 (4.26%) J2EE
8 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.19%) COM
8 3 (3.19%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (3.19%) MCollective
8 3 (3.19%) SAML
9 2 (2.13%) Ajax
9 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.13%) HTML5
9 2 (2.13%) Java EE
9 2 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (2.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.13%) Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.13%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.13%) PKI
3 2 (2.13%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.13%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.06%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.06%) Equities
4 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.74%) Windows
2 33 (35.11%) Linux
3 25 (26.60%) Windows Server
4 15 (15.96%) Unix
5 13 (13.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.19%) Solaris
8 3 (3.19%) VMS
9 2 (2.13%) AIX
9 2 (2.13%) CentOS
9 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) ITIL
2 12 (12.77%) Service Delivery
3 11 (11.70%) Configuration Management
4 10 (10.64%) Incident Management
5 8 (8.51%) DevOps
6 6 (6.38%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.38%) Service Management
7 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.32%) CRM
7 5 (5.32%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.26%) Document Management
8 4 (4.26%) High Availability
8 4 (4.26%) Migration
8 4 (4.26%) MVC
8 4 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (4.26%) System Testing
8 4 (4.26%) Web Development
9 3 (3.19%) BCP
9 3 (3.19%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.62%) SQL
2 20 (21.28%) Java
3 19 (20.21%) Perl
4 14 (14.89%) PHP
5 13 (13.83%) Python
6 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
6 11 (11.70%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.51%) Bash Shell
7 8 (8.51%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.38%) AWK
8 6 (6.38%) C#
8 6 (6.38%) sed
9 3 (3.19%) VB
9 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.19%) VBA
10 2 (2.13%) Korn
10 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.13%) VB6
11 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.57%) Degree
3 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.38%) MCSE
4 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.26%) MCSA
6 3 (3.19%) CCNA
6 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.19%) HNC
6 3 (3.19%) MCP
7 2 (2.13%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.06%) CISSP
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (24.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.26%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.19%) Docker
4 3 (3.19%) qmail
4 3 (3.19%) Squid
4 3 (3.19%) XenApp
4 3 (3.19%) XenServer
5 2 (2.13%) Samba
5 2 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) Puppet
2 5 (5.32%) Ansible
2 5 (5.32%) Nagios
2 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.26%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.19%) Cacti
4 3 (3.19%) collectd
4 3 (3.19%) Ganglia
4 3 (3.19%) Graphite
4 3 (3.19%) logstash
4 3 (3.19%) WMI
4 3 (3.19%) WSUS
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) SCCM
5 2 (2.13%) yum
6 1 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.06%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.06%) SCOM
6 1 (1.06%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.28%) Oracle
3 16 (17.02%) VMware
4 14 (14.89%) Red Hat
5 12 (12.77%) Citrix
6 8 (8.51%) Remedy
7 5 (5.32%) Cisco
7 5 (5.32%) IBM
8 4 (4.26%) ThinPrint
9 3 (3.19%) HP
9 3 (3.19%) iManage
9 3 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (3.19%) Splunk
10 2 (2.13%) Apple
10 2 (2.13%) F5
10 2 (2.13%) Nintex
10 2 (2.13%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.06%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (1.06%) Lumension
11 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
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