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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Engineer
Rank 589 585 567
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 47 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.070% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.073% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 13
Median daily rate £325 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £270 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £505 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £325 £361
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -9.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £26.75 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £135.00
% change year-on-year
- -74.07%
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
47329 49028 46882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31108 31722 28936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1851 1927
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
London +6 15 £300 -28.57% 12
South East +12 11 £475 +18.89% 9
South West +10 10 £375 - 4
East of England +23 4 £183 -43.84% 4
Yorkshire -2 3 £238 -26.92% 1
North West +5 2 £360 - 6
West Midlands - 2 £288 - 1
Applications Support Engineer
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Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (45.26%) SQL
2 35 (36.84%) Windows
3 30 (31.58%) Linux
4 27 (28.42%) MS Excel
4 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
5 26 (27.37%) ITIL
6 25 (26.32%) Java
7 24 (25.26%) Oracle
7 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
7 24 (25.26%) MS Office
8 19 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 18 (18.95%) .NET
9 18 (18.95%) Active Directory
10 17 (17.89%) IIS
10 17 (17.89%) Unix
11 15 (15.79%) Perl
12 14 (14.74%) PHP
12 14 (14.74%) SharePoint
12 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
13 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
13 13 (13.68%) T-SQL
13 13 (13.68%) Citrix
14 12 (12.63%) XML
14 12 (12.63%) PowerShell
15 11 (11.58%) Finance
15 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
15 11 (11.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (11.58%) Service Delivery
15 11 (11.58%) Red Hat
15 11 (11.58%) DevOps

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 17 (17.89%) IIS
2 14 (14.74%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.47%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.37%) Apache
5 5 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.21%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.11%) Alfresco
8 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.11%) Drupal
8 2 (2.11%) JBoss
8 2 (2.11%) Joomla!
8 2 (2.11%) WordPress
9 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.05%) CMS
9 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 27 (28.42%) MS Excel
2 24 (25.26%) MS Office
3 10 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.05%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.16%) Office 365
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.37%) Firewall
3 6 (6.32%) SSH
4 5 (5.26%) HTTP
5 3 (3.16%) Intranet
5 3 (3.16%) IPv6
5 3 (3.16%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (3.16%) SSL
6 2 (2.11%) FTP
6 2 (2.11%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.11%) Internet
6 2 (2.11%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.05%) DNS
7 1 (1.05%) LDAP
7 1 (1.05%) Network Security
7 1 (1.05%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) MySQL
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.21%) SQLPlus
6 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.11%) MarkLogic
7 2 (2.11%) MS Access
7 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.05%) Big Data
8 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.05%) GIS
8 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.05%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Subversion
2 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) JUnit
2 4 (4.21%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.11%) Ant
4 2 (2.11%) Burp Suite
4 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.11%) GitLab
4 2 (2.11%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.11%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.11%) Maven
4 2 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.11%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Front Office
3 6 (6.32%) Back Office
4 5 (5.26%) Banking
4 5 (5.26%) Law
4 5 (5.26%) Legal
5 4 (4.21%) Billing
6 3 (3.16%) Local Government
6 3 (3.16%) Retail
7 2 (2.11%) Marketing
8 1 (1.05%) Advertising
8 1 (1.05%) Automotive
8 1 (1.05%) German Language
8 1 (1.05%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) .NET
2 12 (12.63%) XML
3 10 (10.53%) CSS
3 10 (10.53%) HTML
4 7 (7.37%) Web Services
5 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.26%) Classic ASP
7 4 (4.21%) J2EE
7 4 (4.21%) LAMP
8 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.16%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (3.16%) COM
8 3 (3.16%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (3.16%) SAML
9 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.11%) DCOM
9 2 (2.11%) EDI
9 2 (2.11%) HTML5
9 2 (2.11%) JDBC
9 2 (2.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 5 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.16%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.16%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (2.11%) Clustering
4 2 (2.11%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.11%) PKI
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.05%) Equities
5 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.84%) Windows
2 30 (31.58%) Linux
3 19 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (17.89%) Unix
5 11 (11.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.32%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.21%) VMS
8 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.16%) Solaris
9 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.11%) AIX
10 2 (2.11%) CentOS
11 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) ITIL
2 11 (11.58%) DevOps
2 11 (11.58%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.42%) Configuration Management
4 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.32%) Service Management
5 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (5.26%) CRM
5 5 (5.26%) Document Management
5 5 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 5 (5.26%) System Testing
6 4 (4.21%) Migration
6 4 (4.21%) MVC
6 4 (4.21%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (4.21%) Web Development
7 3 (3.16%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.16%) Time Management
7 3 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.26%) SQL
2 25 (26.32%) Java
3 15 (15.79%) Perl
4 14 (14.74%) PHP
5 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.68%) T-SQL
6 12 (12.63%) PowerShell
7 9 (9.47%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.32%) C#
8 6 (6.32%) Python
9 3 (3.16%) AWK
9 3 (3.16%) sed
9 3 (3.16%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.16%) VBA
10 2 (2.11%) C
10 2 (2.11%) C++
10 2 (2.11%) Korn
10 2 (2.11%) Ruby
10 2 (2.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.42%) Degree
4 5 (5.26%) MCSA
4 5 (5.26%) MCSE
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.21%) MCP
6 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) CCNA
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.05%) CISSP
7 1 (1.05%) HNC
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (18.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) XenApp
3 4 (4.21%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.16%) Docker
4 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.05%) Xen
5 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) Puppet
2 7 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.26%) Ansible
4 4 (4.21%) WMI
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.11%) Nagios
5 2 (2.11%) yum
6 1 (1.05%) Control-M
6 1 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.05%) OpenView
6 1 (1.05%) OVSD
6 1 (1.05%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.26%) Oracle
3 13 (13.68%) Citrix
4 11 (11.58%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.47%) VMware
6 6 (6.32%) Remedy
7 5 (5.26%) Cisco
8 4 (4.21%) iManage
8 4 (4.21%) ThinPrint
9 3 (3.16%) IBM
10 2 (2.11%) F5
10 2 (2.11%) HP
10 2 (2.11%) Nintex
10 2 (2.11%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.11%) SAP
11 1 (1.05%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (1.05%) Lotus
11 1 (1.05%) Sun
11 1 (1.05%) Sybase
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