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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Engineer
Rank 386 397 377
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 25 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.090% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.095% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 19
Average daily rate £368 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.01 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 £21.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+196.47% -29.16%
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
20096 20019 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 94.48% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14251 14165 14161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 344 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +42 6 £450 +20.00% 3
Applications Support Engineer
England

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
3 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
4 16 (37.21%) SQL
5 15 (34.88%) Linux
6 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
7 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (25.58%) Java
8 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
8 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.93%) IIS
10 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (16.28%) Degree
11 7 (16.28%) Banking
11 7 (16.28%) Perl
11 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
11 7 (16.28%) Nagios
12 6 (13.95%) Finance
12 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
12 6 (13.95%) Oracle
12 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.63%) Puppet
13 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (11.63%) MS Office
13 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
13 5 (11.63%) VMware
13 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
13 5 (11.63%) Change Management
14 4 (9.30%) Management Information System

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (20.93%) IIS
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
3 2 (4.65%) MS Project
4 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.33%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) MRTG
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) SSH
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) WebEx
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.65%) MS Access
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.33%) Big Data
7 1 (2.33%) Informix
7 1 (2.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Bugzilla
2 2 (4.65%) Trac
3 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.28%) Banking
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Front Office
3 3 (6.98%) Games
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) Java EE
3 1 (2.33%) JDBC
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.33%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.33%) SAML
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) Swing
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Contactless
3 1 (2.33%) Equities
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
3 15 (34.88%) Linux
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) Unix
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.65%) Android
7 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.33%) VMS
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Change Management
1 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.30%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Project Management
3 3 (6.98%) DevOps
3 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.98%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (6.98%) Open Source
4 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.65%) Analytics
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Workflow
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.33%) Release Management
5 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
3 11 (25.58%) Java
4 7 (16.28%) Perl
5 4 (9.30%) Python
5 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) C#
7 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.65%) MCSA
5 2 (4.65%) MCSE
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CISSP
6 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (6.98%) Samba
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Nagios
2 5 (11.63%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) SCCM
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
4 2 (4.65%) SCSM
4 2 (4.65%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) CA Wily
5 1 (2.33%) Cacti
5 1 (2.33%) Control-M
5 1 (2.33%) WMI
5 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) Apple
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Northgate
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) Twitter
6 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.33%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.33%) Google
6 1 (2.33%) iManage
6 1 (2.33%) New Relic
6 1 (2.33%) NICE Systems
6 1 (2.33%) Solace
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) Sybase