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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Engineer
Rank 588 568 561
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 49 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.089% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.094% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 21
Median daily rate £348 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £250 £255
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
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
48428 48067 47032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.01% 94.75% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31953 29679 29276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1934 1971
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
South East -5 17 £350 +40.00% 6
London -17 16 £350 -33.33% 15
East of England +8 6 £324 - 3
South West +1 4 £348 -26.45% 2
North West -12 2 - - 4
West Midlands - 2 £324 -
Yorkshire +1 1 £238 +5.55% 2
North East -32 1 £275 -
Applications Support Engineer
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Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 52 (48.15%) Windows
2 44 (40.74%) Linux
3 42 (38.89%) SQL
4 32 (29.63%) Windows Server
5 31 (28.70%) SQL Server
6 27 (25.00%) Java
7 25 (23.15%) ITIL
8 24 (22.22%) Perl
9 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
10 21 (19.44%) IIS
11 20 (18.52%) Web Services
11 20 (18.52%) Oracle
11 20 (18.52%) Python
11 20 (18.52%) Active Directory
11 20 (18.52%) VMware
11 20 (18.52%) Puppet
12 19 (17.59%) PHP
13 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (15.74%) .NET
15 16 (14.81%) XML
15 16 (14.81%) Apache
15 16 (14.81%) Tomcat
15 16 (14.81%) Red Hat
16 15 (13.89%) TCP/IP
16 15 (13.89%) MySQL
17 14 (12.96%) Service Delivery
17 14 (12.96%) Finance
17 14 (12.96%) MS Office
17 14 (12.96%) SharePoint

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 21 (19.44%) IIS
2 16 (14.81%) Apache
2 16 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
4 10 (9.26%) WebLogic
5 9 (8.33%) JBoss
6 7 (6.48%) nginx
6 7 (6.48%) OpenStack
7 6 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (4.63%) MS Exchange
9 4 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.85%) CMS
11 2 (1.85%) Drupal
11 2 (1.85%) Joomla!
11 2 (1.85%) Node.js
11 2 (1.85%) WordPress
12 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.96%) MS Office
3 6 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.93%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.96%) HTTP
3 12 (11.11%) DNS
4 8 (7.41%) LDAP
4 8 (7.41%) SSL
5 7 (6.48%) Firewall
5 7 (6.48%) SMTP
6 5 (4.63%) Internet
6 5 (4.63%) SSH
7 4 (3.70%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.70%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.78%) FTP
9 2 (1.85%) DHCP
10 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.93%) MRTG
10 1 (0.93%) NAS
10 1 (0.93%) Network Security
10 1 (0.93%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.93%) VPN
10 1 (0.93%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.89%) MySQL
3 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.78%) MS Access
7 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.85%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.85%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.93%) Big Data
9 1 (0.93%) GIS
9 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Subversion
2 6 (5.56%) JUnit
3 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.70%) IntelliJ
3 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.70%) Maven
3 4 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.85%) Ant
5 2 (1.85%) Burp Suite
5 2 (1.85%) GitLab
5 2 (1.85%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.85%) JIRA
5 2 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.85%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (4.63%) Front Office
4 2 (1.85%) Advertising
4 2 (1.85%) Back Office
4 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Law
4 2 (1.85%) Legal
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) German Language
5 1 (0.93%) Military
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.52%) Web Services
2 17 (15.74%) .NET
3 16 (14.81%) XML
4 13 (12.04%) LAMP
5 12 (11.11%) CSS
5 12 (11.11%) HTML
6 7 (6.48%) LEMP Stack
6 7 (6.48%) MCollective
7 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.63%) Java EE
8 5 (4.63%) SAML
9 4 (3.70%) Ajax
9 4 (3.70%) Classic ASP
9 4 (3.70%) ELK Stack
9 4 (3.70%) HTML5
10 3 (2.78%) COM
10 3 (2.78%) CSS3
10 3 (2.78%) J2EE
10 3 (2.78%) OAuth2
10 3 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.70%) PKI
4 3 (2.78%) Clustering
4 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) Contactless
4 3 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.93%) Equities
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (48.15%) Windows
2 44 (40.74%) Linux
3 32 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (12.04%) Unix
7 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.56%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.63%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.78%) Android
11 3 (2.78%) Solaris
12 2 (1.85%) CentOS
12 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (1.85%) VMS
13 1 (0.93%) AIX
13 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.15%) ITIL
2 14 (12.96%) Service Delivery
3 13 (12.04%) Configuration Management
3 13 (12.04%) Incident Management
4 10 (9.26%) DevOps
5 9 (8.33%) Open Source
5 9 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 9 (8.33%) Service Management
6 8 (7.41%) Change Management
6 8 (7.41%) High Availability
6 8 (7.41%) Web Development
7 5 (4.63%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.63%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.70%) Change Control
8 4 (3.70%) Demand Management
8 4 (3.70%) Migration
8 4 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (3.70%) Validation
8 4 (3.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.89%) SQL
2 27 (25.00%) Java
3 24 (22.22%) Perl
4 20 (18.52%) Python
5 19 (17.59%) PHP
6 14 (12.96%) Shell Script
7 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
8 12 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 8 (7.41%) VB
10 7 (6.48%) Bash Shell
11 6 (5.56%) AWK
11 6 (5.56%) sed
11 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
12 5 (4.63%) PL/SQL
13 4 (3.70%) C#
13 4 (3.70%) Ruby
14 2 (1.85%) C++
14 2 (1.85%) Korn
14 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.19%) Degree
3 9 (8.33%) MCSE
3 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.48%) MCSA
6 6 (5.56%) MCP
7 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.78%) CCNA
8 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.85%) HNC
9 2 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.85%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.93%) CISSP
10 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.85%) QA
4 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.48%) qmail
3 7 (6.48%) Squid
4 4 (3.70%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.78%) Docker
5 3 (2.78%) Samba
5 3 (2.78%) XenServer
6 2 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.85%) XenApp
6 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.93%) NFS
7 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (18.52%) Puppet
2 14 (12.96%) Nagios
3 12 (11.11%) Cacti
4 9 (8.33%) ZABBIX
5 7 (6.48%) Ansible
5 7 (6.48%) collectd
5 7 (6.48%) Ganglia
5 7 (6.48%) Graphite
5 7 (6.48%) logstash
5 7 (6.48%) WSUS
6 4 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.70%) yum
7 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.85%) SCCM
8 2 (1.85%) WMI
9 1 (0.93%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.52%) Oracle
2 20 (18.52%) VMware
3 16 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.26%) Citrix
5 8 (7.41%) Splunk
6 7 (6.48%) Cisco
6 7 (6.48%) Remedy
7 6 (5.56%) Rackspace
8 5 (4.63%) IBM
9 4 (3.70%) CommVault
9 4 (3.70%) Intel Security
9 4 (3.70%) Symantec
9 4 (3.70%) ThinPrint
10 3 (2.78%) HP
10 3 (2.78%) Northgate
10 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.85%) Apple
11 2 (1.85%) F5
11 2 (1.85%) Google