The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Engineer
Rank 403 414 406
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 18 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.067% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.071% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 17
Median daily rate £363 £373 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £658 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £300 £361
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -16.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.68 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.84%
Applications Support Engineer
England

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
20569 21078 21803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.98% 94.55% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 14579 15350
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 396 399
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Applications Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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
City of London +43 4 £300 +42.85% 4
Applications Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 London region featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) SQL
3 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
4 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 13 (32.50%) Linux
6 12 (30.00%) ITIL
7 10 (25.00%) Oracle
7 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 10 (25.00%) Finance
8 9 (22.50%) Java
9 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 8 (20.00%) IIS
9 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 8 (20.00%) Degree
10 7 (17.50%) SLA
10 7 (17.50%) Citrix
10 7 (17.50%) Banking
10 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
11 6 (15.00%) Unix
11 6 (15.00%) MS Office
11 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
12 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (12.50%) .NET
12 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 5 (12.50%) Perl
12 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 4 (10.00%) MCSE
13 4 (10.00%) MCSA

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 8 (20.00%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) WebEx
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.50%) MS Access
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Law
3 4 (10.00%) Legal
4 3 (7.50%) Front Office
5 2 (5.00%) Advertising
5 2 (5.00%) Back Office
5 2 (5.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.50%) Billing
6 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.50%) COM
5 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) Middleware
5 1 (2.50%) SAML
5 1 (2.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Contactless
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Equities
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (32.50%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Unix
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) VMS
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.50%) CentOS
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
8 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Document Management
4 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) BCP
5 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) Java
3 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) MCSA
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCP
3 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Samba
2 2 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) WMI
3 2 (5.00%) Nagios
3 2 (5.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) OpenView
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) OVSD
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Citrix
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) iManage
5 2 (5.00%) Apple
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) F5
5 2 (5.00%) Nintex
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Solace
6 1 (2.50%) Sybase
6 1 (2.50%) webMethods