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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 522 552 541
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 45 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 19
Median daily rate £380 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.01 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% -15.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £17.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £50.18 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £63.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-71.42% +180.00%

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
38645 44135 43796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.90% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25340 28509 27973
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 £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1619 1749
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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 +13 25 £380 -15.55% 7
North East - 4 £375 - 1
East of England - 4 £168 -
North West +26 3 £310 +3.33% 5
South West +15 3 £460 +206.66% 2
West Midlands -4 2 £200 -51.51% 1
South East -8 2 £475 +43.93% 5
Yorkshire - 1 £320 -
East Midlands - 1 £340 -
Applications Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 46 (49.46%) Windows
2 43 (46.24%) Linux
3 39 (41.94%) Unix
4 37 (39.78%) Perl
5 35 (37.63%) SQL
6 32 (34.41%) Oracle
7 23 (24.73%) Finance
8 22 (23.66%) ITIL
9 20 (21.51%) Python
10 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
11 17 (18.28%) Middleware
11 17 (18.28%) Java
11 17 (18.28%) JavaScript
11 17 (18.28%) WebLogic
12 16 (17.20%) High Availability
13 15 (16.13%) WebCenter
13 15 (16.13%) Regular Expression
13 15 (16.13%) Knowledge Management
14 14 (15.05%) Problem Management
14 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
14 14 (15.05%) E-Commerce
14 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
15 13 (13.98%) Tomcat
15 13 (13.98%) IIS
16 12 (12.90%) .NET
16 12 (12.90%) Apache
16 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
16 12 (12.90%) Change Management
16 12 (12.90%) Service Management
16 12 (12.90%) Oracle 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 17 (18.28%) WebLogic
2 13 (13.98%) IIS
2 13 (13.98%) Tomcat
3 12 (12.90%) Apache
4 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.15%) SAS
7 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.75%) MS Office
3 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.08%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.08%) OPENContractor
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) SaaS
2 4 (4.30%) IaaS
2 4 (4.30%) PaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Office 365
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) SSL
2 10 (10.75%) Internet
2 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.68%) LDAP
4 8 (8.60%) DNS
5 5 (5.38%) VPN
6 4 (4.30%) FTP
7 3 (3.23%) SSH
8 2 (2.15%) DHCP
9 1 (1.08%) HTTP
9 1 (1.08%) Intranet
9 1 (1.08%) LAN
9 1 (1.08%) SMTP
9 1 (1.08%) VLAN
9 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 12 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.15%) Big Data
4 2 (2.15%) MS Access
4 2 (2.15%) MySQL
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.15%) QlikView
5 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.08%) Ingres
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.15%) JIRA
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.28%) Middleware
2 15 (16.13%) Regular Expression
2 15 (16.13%) WebCenter
3 12 (12.90%) .NET
4 7 (7.53%) J2EE
5 3 (3.23%) XML
6 2 (2.15%) COM+
6 2 (2.15%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (2.15%) JSP
6 2 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.08%) CSS
7 1 (1.08%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.08%) HTML
7 1 (1.08%) JSF
7 1 (1.08%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.08%) Spring
7 1 (1.08%) Struts
7 1 (1.08%) XSL
7 1 (1.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.38%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.23%) EFT
5 2 (2.15%) Wiki
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 46 (49.46%) Windows
2 43 (46.24%) Linux
3 39 (41.94%) Unix
4 10 (10.75%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.60%) Mac OS
5 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.53%) Solaris
6 7 (7.53%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.08%) AIX
9 1 (1.08%) CentOS
9 1 (1.08%) MVS
9 1 (1.08%) VME
9 1 (1.08%) VMS
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) ITIL
2 16 (17.20%) High Availability
3 15 (16.13%) Knowledge Management
4 14 (15.05%) E-Commerce
4 14 (15.05%) Problem Management
5 12 (12.90%) Change Management
5 12 (12.90%) Service Management
6 7 (7.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.45%) DevOps
7 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.38%) Automated Testing
8 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.38%) Open Source
8 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.38%) SDLC
8 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.78%) Perl
2 35 (37.63%) SQL
3 20 (21.51%) Python
4 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
5 17 (18.28%) Java
5 17 (18.28%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.83%) PowerShell
7 7 (7.53%) C#
8 5 (5.38%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.30%) Ruby
10 3 (3.23%) C
11 2 (2.15%) C++
11 2 (2.15%) VBA
12 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.08%) VB
12 1 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) Degree
4 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) MCAD
5 2 (2.15%) MCSD
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.38%) XenApp
1 5 (5.38%) XenDesktop
2 4 (4.30%) NFS
2 4 (4.30%) Samba
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.23%) SCCM
3 2 (2.15%) Puppet
4 1 (1.08%) Ansible
4 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.08%) Control-M
4 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.08%) Kibana
4 1 (1.08%) logstash
4 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.08%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) Webmin
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Oracle
2 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.60%) Splunk
4 7 (7.53%) Citrix
5 6 (6.45%) VMware
5 6 (6.45%) WorldPay
6 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.30%) F5
7 4 (4.30%) IBM
8 3 (3.23%) FatWire
9 2 (2.15%) Alterian
10 1 (1.08%) Avaya
10 1 (1.08%) BEA
10 1 (1.08%) CA
10 1 (1.08%) Capita
10 1 (1.08%) Civica
10 1 (1.08%) Epicor
10 1 (1.08%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.08%) SAP
10 1 (1.08%) Vignette