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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 557 549 525
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 30 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.038% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.042% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £424 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £371 -
% change year-on-year
-12.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £110.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 - £58.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 - £162.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 - £110.00
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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
47771 45698 43205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.57% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30943 28173 25957
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1778 1841 1968
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Applications Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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 -1 10 £420 -16.00% 10
South East -21 7 - - 4
Yorkshire - 5 £325 - 1
East of England -4 4 £325 - 1
North East -17 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
North West - 1 - - 3
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Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 44 (65.67%) Windows
2 33 (49.25%) SQL
3 29 (43.28%) ITIL
4 24 (35.82%) IIS
4 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
5 22 (32.84%) Oracle
6 21 (31.34%) .NET
7 19 (28.36%) Linux
8 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
9 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (20.90%) PowerShell
11 13 (19.40%) Finance
11 13 (19.40%) UNIX
12 12 (17.91%) Apache
12 12 (17.91%) VMware
12 12 (17.91%) Project Management
13 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
13 11 (16.42%) C#
13 11 (16.42%) Java
13 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (14.93%) Release Management
15 9 (13.43%) Problem Management
16 8 (11.94%) ITRS Geneos
16 8 (11.94%) Capacity Management
16 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
16 8 (11.94%) Python
16 8 (11.94%) Middleware
17 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
17 7 (10.45%) Introscope
17 7 (10.45%) JMeter

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (35.82%) IIS
2 12 (17.91%) Apache
3 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (10.45%) WebSphere
5 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.97%) Zope
6 4 (5.97%) Plone
7 3 (4.48%) Lync
7 3 (4.48%) JBoss
8 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.99%) LiveLink
8 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) RMDS
2 3 (4.48%) Agresso
3 2 (2.99%) Front Arena
3 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.49%) Teamcenter
4 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) BIG-IP
2 3 (4.48%) Intranet
2 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) Multicast
4 1 (1.49%) SSL
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.99%) MySQL
6 2 (2.99%) MS Access
6 2 (2.99%) DTS
7 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Introscope
1 7 (10.45%) JMeter
2 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Front Office
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Military
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) .NET
2 8 (11.94%) Middleware
3 7 (10.45%) Java EE
4 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.99%) HTML
5 2 (2.99%) Rendezvous
5 2 (2.99%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.49%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.49%) Spring
6 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.49%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.49%) COM
6 1 (1.49%) XML
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.48%) Fixed Income
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.99%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.49%) DTV
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
4 1 (1.49%) Equities
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) Linux
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (19.40%) UNIX
5 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.97%) Debian
8 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Project Management
3 10 (14.93%) Release Management
4 9 (13.43%) Problem Management
5 8 (11.94%) Capacity Management
6 7 (10.45%) Load Testing
6 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
6 7 (10.45%) Load Balancing
6 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.96%) Change Management
8 4 (5.97%) Regression Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Migration
10 2 (2.99%) ITSM
10 2 (2.99%) ETL
10 2 (2.99%) CRM
10 2 (2.99%) BCP
10 2 (2.99%) Workflow
10 2 (2.99%) Validation
10 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.99%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) PowerShell
3 11 (16.42%) C#
3 11 (16.42%) Java
4 8 (11.94%) Python
5 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.48%) VB
7 3 (4.48%) VBA
7 3 (4.48%) Perl
8 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.99%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (2.99%) VB6
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.97%) LPIC
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.49%) MCP
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.49%) NFS
4 1 (1.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.99%) Nagios
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Oracle
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.91%) VMware
4 7 (10.45%) F5
5 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.97%) Citrix
6 4 (5.97%) Remedy
7 2 (2.99%) Google
7 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.99%) Murex
7 2 (2.99%) SAP
7 2 (2.99%) Progress
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco
8 1 (1.49%) IBM
8 1 (1.49%) Calypso
8 1 (1.49%) SunGard
8 1 (1.49%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) Dell
8 1 (1.49%) Reuters
8 1 (1.49%) Sophis
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Rate: £13 - £25 per hour
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Rate: £18 - £20 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Pioneer Search
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago