The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 Support 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
Application Support Engineer
Rank 531 505 499
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 26 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.077% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.083% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.14% +61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £260 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
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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 Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Applications Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Applications Support 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 Support 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
London -12 18 £388 -26.14% 7
North West - 2 - - 3
East of England - 2 £175 - 5
West Midlands +2 1 - -
South East -4 1 £425 - 2
Yorkshire -7 1 - -
South West -20 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
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Applications Support 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 Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (55.93%) SQL
2 31 (52.54%) Windows
3 20 (33.90%) Oracle
4 19 (32.20%) UNIX
5 18 (30.51%) Finance
6 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
7 16 (27.12%) Java
7 16 (27.12%) Linux
8 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
9 14 (23.73%) Perl
10 13 (22.03%) ITIL
11 12 (20.34%) .NET
11 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (16.95%) IIS
12 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
13 9 (15.25%) Python
13 9 (15.25%) Web Services
14 8 (13.56%) RDBMS
14 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (13.56%) Banking
14 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
15 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
15 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
15 7 (11.86%) Front Office
15 7 (11.86%) MS Access
15 7 (11.86%) Windows XP
16 6 (10.17%) PHP
16 6 (10.17%) C++
16 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
16 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008

Applications Support 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 Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.95%) IIS
2 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) Apache
2 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.39%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.69%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.69%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.39%) Eikon
4 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.69%) RMDS
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.69%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Route 53
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.78%) DNS
2 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 4 (6.78%) Firewall
3 3 (5.08%) Internet
4 2 (3.39%) SSL
4 2 (3.39%) Multicast
5 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.69%) NAS
5 1 (1.69%) Extranet
5 1 (1.69%) SAN
5 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) RDBMS
2 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
3 7 (11.86%) MS Access
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.47%) MySQL
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.39%) Big Data
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.69%) Essbase
9 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.69%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.39%) Hudson
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) Maven
3 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (1.69%) Introscope
3 1 (1.69%) JMeter
3 1 (1.69%) Ant
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Banking
3 7 (11.86%) Front Office
4 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.08%) Billing
6 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.39%) Back Office
6 2 (3.39%) Advertising
6 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.69%) Marketing
7 1 (1.69%) Games
7 1 (1.69%) Publishing
7 1 (1.69%) Electronics
7 1 (1.69%) Law
7 1 (1.69%) Legal
7 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) .NET
2 9 (15.25%) Web Services
3 5 (8.47%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (8.47%) Middleware
4 3 (5.08%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (5.08%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) LAMP
5 2 (3.39%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.69%) JSON
6 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.69%) Java EE
6 1 (1.69%) WCF
6 1 (1.69%) WF
6 1 (1.69%) Spring
6 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.69%) JavaFX
6 1 (1.69%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.08%) IVR
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Statistics
4 2 (3.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Equities
5 1 (1.69%) Online Games
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) DTV
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) UNIX
3 16 (27.12%) Linux
4 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.86%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.08%) Windows Vista
9 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
9 3 (5.08%) Solaris
10 1 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL
2 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
3 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
3 5 (8.47%) Release Management
4 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.78%) CRM
4 4 (6.78%) Web Development
5 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Time Management
5 3 (5.08%) Change Management
5 3 (5.08%) Service Management
5 3 (5.08%) Project Management
5 3 (5.08%) DevOps
6 2 (3.39%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (3.39%) HOOD
6 2 (3.39%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) SQL
2 16 (27.12%) Java
3 14 (23.73%) Perl
4 9 (15.25%) Python
5 6 (10.17%) PHP
5 6 (10.17%) C++
6 5 (8.47%) C#
7 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.08%) Ruby
8 3 (5.08%) Korn
8 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.39%) VB
9 2 (3.39%) VBA
9 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.69%) Scala
10 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) MCITP
4 1 (1.69%) MCP
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) Squid
4 1 (1.69%) Samba
4 1 (1.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
1 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.69%) Nagios
1 1 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Oracle
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix
4 4 (6.78%) IBM
4 4 (6.78%) VMware
5 3 (5.08%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) Remedy
5 3 (5.08%) Sun
6 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.39%) Reuters
6 2 (3.39%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.39%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (1.69%) Altiris
7 1 (1.69%) Yardi
7 1 (1.69%) Twitter
7 1 (1.69%) F5
7 1 (1.69%) CODA
7 1 (1.69%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
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