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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Engineer
Rank 568 571 563
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 46 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.088% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.093% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 25
Median daily rate £378 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £245 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £354 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.59% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50
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
43899 47527 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28945 30730 31404
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1518 1872 2042
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +3 24 £380 -15.55% 10
South East +2 9 £370 +5.33% 6
Yorkshire - 4 £320 -
South West +10 3 £250 +66.66% 4
East of England - 3 £168 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £340 -
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 £380 - 1
Applications Support Engineer
UK

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 40 (42.55%) SQL
2 39 (41.49%) Linux
3 37 (39.36%) Windows
4 35 (37.23%) Oracle
5 33 (35.11%) Perl
5 33 (35.11%) Unix
6 21 (22.34%) ITIL
6 21 (22.34%) MS Excel
7 20 (21.28%) Java
7 20 (21.28%) Finance
8 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
8 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
8 18 (19.15%) WebLogic
8 18 (19.15%) MS Office
9 17 (18.09%) Middleware
10 16 (17.02%) .NET
10 16 (17.02%) Tomcat
10 16 (17.02%) High Availability
11 15 (15.96%) WebCenter
11 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
11 15 (15.96%) Shell Script
12 14 (14.89%) Apache
12 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce
12 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
13 13 (13.83%) Python
13 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
13 13 (13.83%) Service Management
14 12 (12.77%) IIS
14 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
14 12 (12.77%) Relational Database

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 18 (19.15%) WebLogic
2 16 (17.02%) Tomcat
3 14 (14.89%) Apache
4 12 (12.77%) IIS
5 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.13%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.13%) SAS
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (22.34%) MS Excel
2 18 (19.15%) MS Office
3 8 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.06%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (1.06%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.57%) Internet
2 9 (9.57%) LDAP
3 8 (8.51%) SSL
4 7 (7.45%) DNS
5 6 (6.38%) SSH
6 3 (3.19%) FTP
6 3 (3.19%) Intranet
7 2 (2.13%) DHCP
8 1 (1.06%) Firewall
8 1 (1.06%) HTTP
8 1 (1.06%) IPv6
8 1 (1.06%) LAN
8 1 (1.06%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.06%) SMTP
8 1 (1.06%) VPN
8 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.70%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.13%) MS Access
5 2 (2.13%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) Ingres
6 1 (1.06%) OLAP
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) QlikView
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (21.28%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Back Office
2 4 (4.26%) Banking
2 4 (4.26%) Front Office
3 2 (2.13%) Billing
3 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.13%) Law
3 2 (2.13%) Legal
3 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Local Government
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.09%) Middleware
2 16 (17.02%) .NET
3 15 (15.96%) WebCenter
4 10 (10.64%) Regular Expression
5 7 (7.45%) J2EE
6 3 (3.19%) Spring
6 3 (3.19%) XML
7 2 (2.13%) COM+
7 2 (2.13%) CSS
7 2 (2.13%) HTML
7 2 (2.13%) JSP
7 2 (2.13%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.06%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.06%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.06%) JSF
8 1 (1.06%) Struts
8 1 (1.06%) Web Services
8 1 (1.06%) XSL
8 1 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.13%) EFT
4 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) NHS
4 1 (1.06%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.06%) PKI
4 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.06%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.06%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.49%) Linux
2 37 (39.36%) Windows
3 33 (35.11%) Unix
4 11 (11.70%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.51%) Mac OS
6 7 (7.45%) Solaris
7 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.13%) VMS
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) ITIL
2 16 (17.02%) High Availability
3 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce
4 13 (13.83%) Service Management
5 10 (10.64%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (7.45%) Change Management
6 7 (7.45%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.38%) DevOps
7 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.32%) SDLC
8 5 (5.32%) System Testing
8 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.19%) Document Management
10 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.19%) Time Management
11 2 (2.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.55%) SQL
2 33 (35.11%) Perl
3 20 (21.28%) Java
4 18 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 15 (15.96%) Shell Script
6 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
7 13 (13.83%) Python
8 8 (8.51%) C#
9 7 (7.45%) T-SQL
10 6 (6.38%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.19%) C++
12 2 (2.13%) Ruby
12 2 (2.13%) VBA
13 1 (1.06%) C
13 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.06%) VB
13 1 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) DV Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) Degree
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.13%) MCAD
4 2 (2.13%) MCP
4 2 (2.13%) MCSA
4 2 (2.13%) MCSD
4 2 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) NFS
2 4 (4.26%) Samba
3 3 (3.19%) XenApp
4 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.06%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
1 3 (3.19%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) WMI
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.06%) Control-M
3 1 (1.06%) Nagios
3 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Oracle
2 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.32%) VMware
4 4 (4.26%) Citrix
4 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.19%) F5
5 3 (3.19%) FatWire
5 3 (3.19%) IBM
6 2 (2.13%) Alterian
6 2 (2.13%) iManage
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) Splunk
6 2 (2.13%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.06%) BEA
7 1 (1.06%) Cognos
7 1 (1.06%) Infor
7 1 (1.06%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.06%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.06%) PTC
7 1 (1.06%) Remedy
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