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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 560 514 549
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +35
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 23 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.088% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.095% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 9
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£475 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-27.05% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £110.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +358.33%
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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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 17 £525 +45.42% 12
West Midlands -18 4 £310 - 1
South East -18 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 1
North West - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 25 (55.56%) Windows
3 18 (40.00%) UNIX
4 17 (37.78%) Linux
5 16 (35.56%) Perl
6 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.89%) Banking
8 12 (26.67%) Python
9 11 (24.44%) Front Office
10 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
10 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 10 (22.22%) Java
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle
11 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
11 8 (17.78%) Firewall
11 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (17.78%) Low Latency
12 7 (15.56%) Multicast
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (15.56%) Finance
12 7 (15.56%) QA
12 7 (15.56%) TIBCO
13 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
13 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (11.11%) Advertising
14 5 (11.11%) ITIL
14 5 (11.11%) Internet
15 4 (8.89%) Workflow
15 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.44%) SunGard Stream Ubix
1 2 (4.44%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (2.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Firewall
2 7 (15.56%) Multicast
3 5 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (6.67%) Broadband
5 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) FTP
6 1 (2.22%) HTTP
6 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Subversion
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.22%) VisualVM
3 1 (2.22%) PVCS
General
1 13 (28.89%) Banking
2 11 (24.44%) Front Office
3 7 (15.56%) Finance
4 5 (11.11%) Advertising
5 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.67%) Back Office
6 2 (4.44%) Publishing
7 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.22%) Retail
7 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.44%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.22%) WCF
3 1 (2.22%) WF
3 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) J2EE
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) UNIX
3 17 (37.78%) Linux
4 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Low Latency
2 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Workflow
4 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.22%) Time Management
7 1 (2.22%) Release Management
7 1 (2.22%) Scrum
7 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.22%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.22%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) Perl
3 12 (26.67%) Python
4 10 (22.22%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.67%) VB6
6 3 (6.67%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) VB
6 3 (6.67%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.44%) C#
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Korn
8 1 (2.22%) Jython
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Nagios
2 2 (4.44%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (2.22%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
3 7 (15.56%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.44%) SunGard
4 2 (4.44%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) jBASE
5 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) webMethods
5 1 (2.22%) Temenos
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