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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 386 399 392
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 18 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 13
Median daily rate £380 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £503 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £63.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-71.42% +215.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
18436 20098 19872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 95.01% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13192 14255 13962
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 299 328
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £53.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 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
City of London -7 1 £475 +7.34% 2
Applications Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 London region featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Linux
3 18 (46.15%) Unix
4 17 (43.59%) Perl
5 16 (41.03%) Python
6 15 (38.46%) SQL
6 15 (38.46%) Shell Script
6 15 (38.46%) Regular Expression
6 15 (38.46%) Knowledge Management
7 10 (25.64%) Finance
8 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
8 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
9 8 (20.51%) Mac OS
9 8 (20.51%) Splunk
9 8 (20.51%) LDAP
9 8 (20.51%) SSL
10 7 (17.95%) Citrix
10 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
11 6 (15.38%) WorldPay
11 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.38%) IIS
11 6 (15.38%) Oracle
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 5 (12.82%) ITIL
12 5 (12.82%) MS Office
12 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
12 5 (12.82%) VPN
12 5 (12.82%) DNS
12 5 (12.82%) Change Management

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 6 (15.38%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) LDAP
1 8 (20.51%) SSL
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.82%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) Ingres
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) QlikView
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
1 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) Regular Expression
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.56%) MSMQ
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Wiki
3 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Linux
3 18 (46.15%) Unix
4 8 (20.51%) Mac OS
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.56%) CentOS
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Knowledge Management
2 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 5 (12.82%) Change Management
3 5 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.69%) SDLC
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.13%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) BCP
7 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Release Management
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Perl
2 16 (41.03%) Python
3 15 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) Java
6 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) XenApp
1 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
2 3 (7.69%) NFS
2 3 (7.69%) Samba
3 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Control-M
1 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Splunk
2 7 (17.95%) Citrix
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) WorldPay
4 4 (10.26%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Cognos
6 1 (2.56%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat