The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 413 397 395
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 9 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.056% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.060% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 10
Average daily rate
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£248 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £325 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £371 £308
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +20.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.68 - £175.00
Applications Support Engineer
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21543 21605 21608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.86% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15058 15017 14639
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 382 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Applications Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Applications Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support Engineer across the London region.

Applications Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Applications Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Applications Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Applications Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support Engineer across the London region.

Applications Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Applications Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
City of London -1 1 £275 -46.34% 2
Applications Support Engineer
England

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
3 11 (40.74%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) IIS
4 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 10 (37.04%) UNIX
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) .NET
4 10 (37.04%) Project Management
4 10 (37.04%) WebSphere
5 9 (33.33%) Release Management
5 9 (33.33%) Middleware
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) ITIL
5 9 (33.33%) Capacity Management
6 8 (29.63%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (29.63%) Apache
6 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
6 8 (29.63%) Load Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
6 8 (29.63%) F5
6 8 (29.63%) Java EE
6 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
6 8 (29.63%) BIG-IP
6 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
6 8 (29.63%) Introscope
6 8 (29.63%) JMeter
6 8 (29.63%) RMDS
7 5 (18.52%) Python

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (40.74%) IIS
2 10 (37.04%) WebSphere
3 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (29.63%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) RMDS
2 2 (7.41%) Front Arena
3 1 (3.70%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) BIG-IP
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Multicast
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) DTS
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Essbase
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) MS Access
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Introscope
1 8 (29.63%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
General
1 4 (14.81%) Front Office
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) Middleware
3 8 (29.63%) Java EE
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) Rendezvous
5 1 (3.70%) COM
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Fixed Income
2 2 (7.41%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Equities
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) UNIX
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Release Management
2 9 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
3 8 (29.63%) Load Testing
3 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
3 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
3 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) BCP
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) SOA
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) VBA
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) VBScript
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
2 1 (3.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) F5
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Murex
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.41%) Reuters
4 2 (7.41%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Yardi
5 1 (3.70%) Sophis
5 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Calypso
5 1 (3.70%) SunGard
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix