The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 533 511 529
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 16 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.061% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.066% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44116 42244 48390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.58% 92.72% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27385 25207 27560
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 2011 2466
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Applications Support Engineer
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -4 11 £450 +3.44% 6
West Midlands -12 2 - - 3
South East -26 1 - - 6
East of England - 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 1
North West - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 1
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Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) Windows
3 14 (36.84%) UNIX
4 12 (31.58%) Linux
4 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 10 (26.32%) Perl
6 9 (23.68%) Python
6 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.68%) Banking
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.42%) QA
7 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
8 6 (15.79%) Java
8 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (15.79%) Low Latency
8 6 (15.79%) Firewall
8 6 (15.79%) Front Office
9 5 (13.16%) Multicast
9 5 (13.16%) VB
9 5 (13.16%) ITIL
9 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
9 5 (13.16%) TIBCO
9 5 (13.16%) Internet
10 4 (10.53%) Oracle
10 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
10 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (10.53%) Workflow

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SunGard Stream Ubix
1 2 (5.26%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (2.63%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) Multicast
2 5 (13.16%) Internet
3 3 (7.89%) Broadband
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.63%) VisualVM
3 1 (2.63%) PVCS
General
1 9 (23.68%) Banking
2 6 (15.79%) Front Office
3 4 (10.53%) Finance
4 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Advertising
5 2 (5.26%) Publishing
5 2 (5.26%) Back Office
6 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) J2EE
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.63%) EPoS
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) UNIX
3 12 (31.58%) Linux
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.63%) VME
8 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Low Latency
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Workflow
4 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.89%) Quality Management
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) Scrum
7 1 (2.63%) SOA
7 1 (2.63%) BCP
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
7 1 (2.63%) Time Management
7 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.63%) Release Management
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Perl
3 9 (23.68%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.79%) Java
5 5 (13.16%) VB
6 3 (7.89%) VB6
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.26%) C#
7 2 (5.26%) VBScript
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) COBOL
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Dollar Universe
2 2 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.63%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.16%) TIBCO
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Adobe
4 2 (5.26%) SunGard
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Temenos
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) webMethods
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) jBASE
5 1 (2.63%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
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