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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 547 498 518
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 32 53 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.11% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.12% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 6
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£365 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 0 16 £350 -33.28% 5
East of England -7 4 £450 +40.62% 2
North West -9 3 £210 -35.38% 1
South East -40 3 £425 - 3
Yorkshire -11 1 - - 2
South West -31 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
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Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 35 (58.33%) SQL
2 30 (50.00%) Windows
3 20 (33.33%) UNIX
4 19 (31.67%) Oracle
5 17 (28.33%) Finance
6 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 16 (26.67%) Perl
6 16 (26.67%) Java
6 16 (26.67%) Linux
7 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 13 (21.67%) ITIL
8 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (16.67%) .NET
9 10 (16.67%) Python
10 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 9 (15.00%) Web Services
10 9 (15.00%) IIS
11 8 (13.33%) Windows XP
11 8 (13.33%) RDBMS
11 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (13.33%) Banking
11 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
12 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
12 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
12 7 (11.67%) Front Office
12 7 (11.67%) MS Access
12 7 (11.67%) PHP
13 6 (10.00%) C++

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (15.00%) IIS
2 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.67%) Apache
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.33%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.67%) Node.js
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.67%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.67%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.67%) Eikon
3 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.67%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Route 53
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (3.33%) Multicast
4 2 (3.33%) SSL
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) NAS
5 1 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (11.67%) MS Access
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.33%) MySQL
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
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%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.33%) Hudson
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Front Office
4 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.00%) Advertising
5 3 (5.00%) Billing
6 2 (3.33%) Retail
6 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.33%) Back Office
7 1 (1.67%) Electronics
7 1 (1.67%) Law
7 1 (1.67%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.67%) Publishing
7 1 (1.67%) Games
7 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) .NET
2 9 (15.00%) Web Services
3 5 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (6.67%) Middleware
5 3 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (5.00%) HTML
6 2 (3.33%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.33%) LAMP
6 2 (3.33%) CSS
7 1 (1.67%) SOAP
7 1 (1.67%) Struts
7 1 (1.67%) J2EE
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.67%) XML
7 1 (1.67%) JMS
7 1 (1.67%) Spring
7 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.67%) JSON
7 1 (1.67%) WCF
7 1 (1.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.00%) IVR
3 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Statistics
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.67%) DTV
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Equities
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Online Games
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) UNIX
3 16 (26.67%) Linux
4 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.00%) Solaris
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.67%) Web Development
3 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (6.67%) Release Management
3 4 (6.67%) CRM
4 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.00%) Service Management
4 3 (5.00%) Change Management
4 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.00%) Time Management
4 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.00%) DevOps
5 2 (3.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (3.33%) Change Control
5 2 (3.33%) Data Transformation
5 2 (3.33%) Low Latency
5 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.33%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) Perl
3 10 (16.67%) Python
4 7 (11.67%) PHP
5 6 (10.00%) C++
6 5 (8.33%) C#
6 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby
7 3 (5.00%) Korn
8 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.33%) VB
8 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) VBA
9 1 (1.67%) Jython
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCITP
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 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 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Squid
4 1 (1.67%) NFS
4 1 (1.67%) Samba
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Nagios
1 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Oracle
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.33%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) Sun
5 3 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) Remedy
6 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.33%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) CODA
7 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) Twitter
7 1 (1.67%) Altiris
7 1 (1.67%) Reuters
7 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.67%) Autodesk
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