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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Engineer
Rank 558 566 566
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 48 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.094% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.099% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 21
Median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £361
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.68 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.68 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.84%
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
46756 47408 46705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.70% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30937 29879 29302
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1327 1880 1986
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 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 30 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
London +6 18 £363 -2.68% 13
South East -5 17 £400 +60.00% 7
South West -5 4 £310 -34.39% 1
East of England +5 3 £348 +6.92% 3
West Midlands - 3 £324 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £238 -26.92% 2
North West -16 1 - - 2
North East -49 1 £275 -
Applications Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 49 (44.14%) Windows
2 43 (38.74%) Linux
3 42 (37.84%) SQL
4 32 (28.83%) SQL Server
5 30 (27.03%) Java
6 28 (25.23%) ITIL
6 28 (25.23%) Windows Server
7 25 (22.52%) Perl
8 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 23 (20.72%) Oracle
10 22 (19.82%) Active Directory
10 22 (19.82%) VMware
11 21 (18.92%) IIS
11 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
12 20 (18.02%) .NET
12 20 (18.02%) PHP
13 19 (17.12%) Web Services
13 19 (17.12%) Python
13 19 (17.12%) Puppet
14 17 (15.32%) Tomcat
14 17 (15.32%) XML
15 16 (14.41%) Apache
15 16 (14.41%) Red Hat
16 15 (13.51%) SharePoint
16 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
16 15 (13.51%) MySQL
16 15 (13.51%) Finance
16 15 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
17 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008

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 (18.92%) IIS
2 17 (15.32%) Tomcat
3 16 (14.41%) Apache
4 15 (13.51%) SharePoint
5 9 (8.11%) JBoss
5 9 (8.11%) WebLogic
6 7 (6.31%) nginx
6 7 (6.31%) OpenStack
7 6 (5.41%) MS Exchange
8 5 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (4.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.80%) CMS
10 2 (1.80%) Drupal
10 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.80%) Joomla!
10 2 (1.80%) Node.js
10 2 (1.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.61%) MS Office
3 7 (6.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.71%) HTTP
2 10 (9.01%) DNS
2 10 (9.01%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.11%) Firewall
3 9 (8.11%) SSL
4 8 (7.21%) LDAP
5 7 (6.31%) SMTP
6 5 (4.50%) Internet
6 5 (4.50%) SSH
7 4 (3.60%) FTP
7 4 (3.60%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.60%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.80%) DHCP
8 2 (1.80%) IPv6
8 2 (1.80%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.90%) Intranet
9 1 (0.90%) Network Security
9 1 (0.90%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.90%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) MySQL
3 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.70%) MS Access
7 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.70%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.80%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.90%) Big Data
9 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.90%) GIS
9 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Subversion
2 6 (5.41%) JUnit
3 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.60%) IntelliJ
3 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.60%) Maven
3 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.80%) Ant
5 2 (1.80%) Burp Suite
5 2 (1.80%) GitLab
5 2 (1.80%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.80%) JIRA
5 2 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.80%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Front Office
3 4 (3.60%) Law
3 4 (3.60%) Legal
4 2 (1.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
4 2 (1.80%) Billing
4 2 (1.80%) Local Government
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) German Language
5 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Military
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.02%) .NET
2 19 (17.12%) Web Services
3 17 (15.32%) XML
4 14 (12.61%) CSS
4 14 (12.61%) HTML
5 13 (11.71%) LAMP
6 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET
7 7 (6.31%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (6.31%) MCollective
8 5 (4.50%) Classic ASP
8 5 (4.50%) SAML
9 4 (3.60%) Ajax
9 4 (3.60%) EDI
9 4 (3.60%) HTML5
9 4 (3.60%) J2EE
9 4 (3.60%) Java EE
10 3 (2.70%) CSS3
10 3 (2.70%) OAuth
10 3 (2.70%) OAuth2
10 3 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.50%) Driving Licence
2 4 (3.60%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.60%) Cryptography
2 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.60%) PKI
3 3 (2.70%) Contactless
3 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) Clustering
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.80%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.90%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.90%) Equities
5 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.14%) Windows
2 43 (38.74%) Linux
3 28 (25.23%) Windows Server
4 15 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (12.61%) Unix
5 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.70%) Android
9 3 (2.70%) Solaris
9 3 (2.70%) VMS
10 2 (1.80%) AIX
10 2 (1.80%) CentOS
10 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.23%) ITIL
2 13 (11.71%) Configuration Management
2 13 (11.71%) Incident Management
2 13 (11.71%) Service Delivery
3 9 (8.11%) DevOps
3 9 (8.11%) Problem Management
3 9 (8.11%) Service Management
4 7 (6.31%) Change Management
4 7 (6.31%) High Availability
5 5 (4.50%) Capacity Management
5 5 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (4.50%) CRM
5 5 (4.50%) ITIL V3
5 5 (4.50%) Open Source
5 5 (4.50%) Web Development
6 4 (3.60%) Demand Management
6 4 (3.60%) Document Management
6 4 (3.60%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.60%) Migration
6 4 (3.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.84%) SQL
2 30 (27.03%) Java
3 25 (22.52%) Perl
4 20 (18.02%) PHP
5 19 (17.12%) Python
6 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 13 (11.71%) Shell Script
8 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
9 8 (7.21%) Bash Shell
9 8 (7.21%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.41%) AWK
10 6 (5.41%) C#
10 6 (5.41%) sed
11 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.50%) VB
12 3 (2.70%) Ruby
12 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.70%) VBA
13 2 (1.80%) Korn
13 2 (1.80%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.81%) Degree
3 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.31%) MCSE
4 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.50%) MCSA
6 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.60%) MCP
7 3 (2.70%) CCNA
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.80%) HNC
8 2 (1.80%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.90%) CISSP
9 1 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.80%) QA
4 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (19.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.31%) qmail
3 7 (6.31%) Squid
4 4 (3.60%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.70%) Docker
5 3 (2.70%) XenApp
5 3 (2.70%) XenServer
6 2 (1.80%) Samba
6 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (17.12%) Puppet
2 10 (9.01%) Nagios
3 8 (7.21%) Cacti
3 8 (7.21%) ZABBIX
4 7 (6.31%) Ansible
4 7 (6.31%) collectd
4 7 (6.31%) Ganglia
4 7 (6.31%) Graphite
4 7 (6.31%) logstash
5 5 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.60%) WSUS
6 4 (3.60%) yum
7 3 (2.70%) WMI
8 2 (1.80%) SCCM
9 1 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.90%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.90%) SCOM
9 1 (0.90%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.72%) Oracle
3 22 (19.82%) VMware
4 16 (14.41%) Red Hat
5 12 (10.81%) Citrix
6 8 (7.21%) Remedy
7 7 (6.31%) Cisco
7 7 (6.31%) Splunk
8 5 (4.50%) IBM
9 4 (3.60%) ThinPrint
10 3 (2.70%) HP
10 3 (2.70%) iManage
10 3 (2.70%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.80%) Apple
11 2 (1.80%) F5
11 2 (1.80%) Google
11 2 (1.80%) Nintex
11 2 (1.80%) Northgate
12 1 (0.90%) CommVault