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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 537 521 495
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 27 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.055% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.059% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 10
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +79.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £230
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +66.66%
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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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
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 £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
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 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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 February 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 -10 17 £525 - 5
South East -25 5 £300 +15.38% 7
South West -23 2 £473 - 4
East of England +5 1 - - 1
West Midlands -5 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -11 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 6
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Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (56.67%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) SQL
3 22 (36.67%) ITIL
4 20 (33.33%) Oracle
5 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
6 18 (30.00%) IIS
6 18 (30.00%) UNIX
6 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (28.33%) Linux
7 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (25.00%) .NET
8 15 (25.00%) Java
9 14 (23.33%) Finance
10 10 (16.67%) Perl
10 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 9 (15.00%) Apache
11 9 (15.00%) Middleware
11 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
11 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
11 9 (15.00%) Release Management
11 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
12 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (13.33%) Project Management
12 8 (13.33%) VMware
12 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
12 8 (13.33%) Web Services
13 7 (11.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (11.67%) Python
13 7 (11.67%) MS Access

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (30.00%) IIS
2 9 (15.00%) Apache
2 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.33%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.67%) Node.js
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.67%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.67%) JBoss
8 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) RMDS
2 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.33%) Eikon
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.67%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Route 53
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.33%) BIG-IP
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) HTTP
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (3.33%) SSL
4 2 (3.33%) Multicast
5 1 (1.67%) NAS
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) MS Access
2 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.00%) MySQL
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.33%) Big Data
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.67%) DB2
8 1 (1.67%) Essbase
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Introscope
1 5 (8.33%) JMeter
2 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.33%) Hudson
3 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) Ant
4 1 (1.67%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Billing
5 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 9 (15.00%) Middleware
3 8 (13.33%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) Java EE
5 3 (5.00%) HTML
6 2 (3.33%) Rendezvous
6 2 (3.33%) CSS
6 2 (3.33%) LAMP
6 2 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.33%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.67%) JavaFX
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.67%) Spring
7 1 (1.67%) SOAP
7 1 (1.67%) Struts
7 1 (1.67%) J2EE
7 1 (1.67%) JMS
7 1 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.00%) IVR
2 3 (5.00%) Statistics
2 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.67%) Online Games
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Equities
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) DTV
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (56.67%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) UNIX
3 17 (28.33%) Linux
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.67%) Solaris
7 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Problem Management
2 9 (15.00%) Release Management
3 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (13.33%) Project Management
4 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 5 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.67%) Change Management
6 4 (6.67%) Web Development
6 4 (6.67%) CRM
7 3 (5.00%) Time Management
7 3 (5.00%) DevOps
7 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Service Management
8 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.33%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) SQL
2 15 (25.00%) Java
3 10 (16.67%) Perl
4 7 (11.67%) Python
5 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.33%) C#
6 4 (6.67%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) C++
7 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.33%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) VB
8 2 (3.33%) VBA
8 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.67%) Korn
9 1 (1.67%) Scala
9 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) VCP4
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) GxP
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Squid
3 1 (1.67%) NFS
3 1 (1.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
2 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Oracle
2 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) F5
5 4 (6.67%) IBM
5 4 (6.67%) Citrix
5 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.00%) Sun
6 3 (5.00%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) Reuters
6 3 (5.00%) Remedy
7 2 (3.33%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.33%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (1.67%) Yardi
8 1 (1.67%) Twitter
8 1 (1.67%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.67%) Altiris
8 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
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