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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 546 559 499
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -60
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 37 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.046% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.050% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 15
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£499 £260 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.82% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £233 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £230
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.52% -24.28%
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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
46651 45814 39905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.37% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28796 28459 23430
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1839 1844 2046
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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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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 -6 17 £525 +68.00% 11
East of England +17 6 - -
South East -20 5 £300 +15.38% 1
South West 0 3 £473 - 7
Yorkshire - 3 £225 - 2
North West -20 2 £165 - 3
North East -2 1 - - 2
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Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 27 (43.55%) ITIL
3 24 (38.71%) SQL
3 24 (38.71%) Oracle
4 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 21 (33.87%) .NET
5 21 (33.87%) IIS
5 21 (33.87%) Linux
6 16 (25.81%) Apache
7 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
7 15 (24.19%) UNIX
7 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (22.58%) Java
8 14 (22.58%) VMware
9 13 (20.97%) Finance
10 12 (19.35%) Middleware
10 12 (19.35%) Release Management
10 12 (19.35%) WebSphere
11 11 (17.74%) Project Management
11 11 (17.74%) Python
12 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
12 10 (16.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
13 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
13 9 (14.52%) Capacity Management
13 9 (14.52%) C#
13 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (12.90%) Risk Management
14 8 (12.90%) Introscope
14 8 (12.90%) JMeter

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 21 (33.87%) IIS
2 16 (25.81%) Apache
3 12 (19.35%) WebSphere
4 10 (16.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
6 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
6 5 (8.06%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (6.45%) Zope
7 4 (6.45%) Plone
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
8 3 (4.84%) JBoss
9 2 (3.23%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.61%) Lync
10 1 (1.61%) Node.js
10 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) RMDS
2 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.23%) Front Arena
3 2 (3.23%) Eikon
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) BIG-IP
2 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.45%) Firewall
3 3 (4.84%) HTTP
3 3 (4.84%) Internet
3 3 (4.84%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) Multicast
5 1 (1.61%) NAS
5 1 (1.61%) SSL
5 1 (1.61%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.68%) MS Access
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.84%) MySQL
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.23%) DTS
8 1 (1.61%) DB2
8 1 (1.61%) Essbase
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Introscope
1 8 (12.90%) JMeter
2 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.23%) Hudson
3 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Front Office
3 3 (4.84%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) .NET
2 12 (19.35%) Middleware
3 8 (12.90%) Java EE
4 5 (8.06%) Web Services
5 4 (6.45%) HTML
6 2 (3.23%) Rendezvous
6 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.61%) Spring
7 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.61%) JavaFX
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.61%) CSS
7 1 (1.61%) Struts
7 1 (1.61%) J2EE
7 1 (1.61%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.61%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Fixed Income
2 3 (4.84%) IVR
2 3 (4.84%) Statistics
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.23%) PKI
3 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.61%) DTV
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Equities
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.61%) Swaptions
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 21 (33.87%) Linux
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (24.19%) UNIX
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.45%) Solaris
7 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.45%) Debian
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) ITIL
2 12 (19.35%) Release Management
3 11 (17.74%) Project Management
4 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
5 9 (14.52%) Capacity Management
6 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 8 (12.90%) Load Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.45%) Change Management
9 3 (4.84%) CRM
9 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.23%) DevOps
10 2 (3.23%) Demand Forecasting
10 2 (3.23%) Data Transformation
10 2 (3.23%) Change Control
10 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) SQL
2 14 (22.58%) Java
3 11 (17.74%) Python
4 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
4 9 (14.52%) C#
5 7 (11.29%) Perl
6 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.84%) VBA
9 2 (3.23%) VBScript
9 2 (3.23%) VB
9 2 (3.23%) C
9 2 (3.23%) PHP
9 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.61%) Ruby
10 1 (1.61%) Scala
10 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) LPIC
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) MCSA
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) Squid
4 1 (1.61%) NFS
4 1 (1.61%) Samba
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Oracle
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.58%) VMware
4 8 (12.90%) F5
5 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.06%) IBM
7 3 (4.84%) Reuters
7 3 (4.84%) Sun
7 3 (4.84%) Remedy
8 2 (3.23%) Google
8 2 (3.23%) Murex
8 2 (3.23%) Citrix
8 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg
8 2 (3.23%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.61%) Sophis
9 1 (1.61%) Altiris
9 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.61%) Siemens
9 1 (1.61%) SAP
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