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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 545 474 538
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +64
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 34 73 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.15% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.17% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 65 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £260 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £213
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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
48097 43871 46063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30743 27109 26547
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1985 1943 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 19 £313 -17.21% 7
South East -49 7 £300 -29.41% 2
North East - 3 £370 - 1
East of England -16 2 £450 +40.62%
West Midlands -10 1 £300 +33.33% 1
North West -14 1 £210 -35.38% 1
South West - 1 £235 - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 29 (55.77%) SQL
3 20 (38.46%) UNIX
4 18 (34.62%) Perl
4 18 (34.62%) Linux
5 15 (28.85%) Java
6 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 13 (25.00%) Finance
7 13 (25.00%) Banking
8 12 (23.08%) Python
8 12 (23.08%) Oracle
9 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 10 (19.23%) Front Office
9 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
11 7 (13.46%) C++
12 6 (11.54%) IIS
12 6 (11.54%) ITIL
12 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
12 6 (11.54%) Firewall
12 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (9.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
13 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
13 5 (9.62%) .NET
13 5 (9.62%) PHP
13 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (9.62%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (9.62%) Low Latency

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 6 (11.54%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.92%) SAS
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.92%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.85%) SunGard Stream Ubix
2 2 (3.85%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.92%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (5.77%) Route 53
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) Multicast
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) HTTP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) FTP
4 1 (1.92%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
2 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.85%) Big Data
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.92%) MS Access
6 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.92%) PVCS
1 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) Hudson
1 1 (1.92%) VisualVM
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
1 13 (25.00%) Banking
2 10 (19.23%) Front Office
3 3 (5.77%) Advertising
3 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
1 5 (9.62%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) SOAP
3 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.85%) LAMP
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) JSON
4 1 (1.92%) WCF
4 1 (1.92%) WF
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) DTV
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) UNIX
3 18 (34.62%) Linux
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.92%) Solaris
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Low Latency
3 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
3 3 (5.77%) Web Development
4 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.85%) Release Management
4 2 (3.85%) Time Management
4 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.85%) HOOD
4 2 (3.85%) Service Management
4 2 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.92%) ITSM
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) Perl
3 15 (28.85%) Java
4 12 (23.08%) Python
5 7 (13.46%) C++
6 5 (9.62%) PHP
7 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.77%) Korn
8 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.85%) C#
9 2 (3.85%) Ruby
9 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.92%) Jython
10 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCITP
3 1 (1.92%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) GxP
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.92%) Squid
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Nagios
2 2 (3.85%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.92%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.69%) Citrix
5 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (3.85%) SunGard
6 2 (3.85%) Remedy
7 1 (1.92%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.92%) Altiris
7 1 (1.92%) Sun
7 1 (1.92%) CODA
7 1 (1.92%) webMethods
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.92%) Splunk
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