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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 391 402 385
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 17 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.047% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.050% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 10
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£525 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £550 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £230
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.52% -24.28%
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
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +16 1 £675 +116.00% 5
Applications Support Engineer
England

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
3 15 (45.45%) .NET
3 15 (45.45%) Oracle
4 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 14 (42.42%) IIS
4 14 (42.42%) Linux
4 14 (42.42%) UNIX
5 13 (39.39%) Java
6 12 (36.36%) ITIL
6 12 (36.36%) WebSphere
7 11 (33.33%) Middleware
7 11 (33.33%) Release Management
8 10 (30.30%) Problem Management
8 10 (30.30%) Project Management
8 10 (30.30%) Apache
8 10 (30.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
9 9 (27.27%) Finance
9 9 (27.27%) Capacity Management
10 8 (24.24%) F5
10 8 (24.24%) ITRS Geneos
10 8 (24.24%) Load Testing
10 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
10 8 (24.24%) Introscope
10 8 (24.24%) JMeter
10 8 (24.24%) Java EE
10 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
10 8 (24.24%) RMDS
10 8 (24.24%) BIG-IP

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (42.42%) IIS
2 12 (36.36%) WebSphere
3 10 (30.30%) Apache
3 10 (30.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.06%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.03%) Node.js
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) RMDS
2 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (6.06%) Front Arena
3 2 (6.06%) Eikon
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) BIG-IP
2 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Multicast
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (12.12%) MS Access
3 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 2 (6.06%) DTS
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.03%) DB2
6 1 (3.03%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Introscope
1 8 (24.24%) JMeter
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
3 2 (6.06%) Hudson
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Ant
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Front Office
3 3 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) Middleware
3 8 (24.24%) Java EE
4 5 (15.15%) Web Services
5 3 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (6.06%) Rendezvous
7 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.03%) JavaFX
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (3.03%) JMS
7 1 (3.03%) CSS
7 1 (3.03%) Struts
7 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Fixed Income
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) IVR
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Swaptions
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Equities
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) UNIX
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.06%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Release Management
3 10 (30.30%) Problem Management
3 10 (30.30%) Project Management
3 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
4 9 (27.27%) Capacity Management
5 8 (24.24%) Load Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
5 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.06%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) BCP
7 2 (6.06%) Validation
7 2 (6.06%) ETL
7 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.06%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
4 5 (15.15%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.06%) VBA
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) VBScript
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Squid
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) F5
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
5 3 (9.09%) Reuters
6 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
6 2 (6.06%) Remedy
6 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.06%) Sun
6 2 (6.06%) Murex
7 1 (3.03%) Twitter
7 1 (3.03%) Yardi
7 1 (3.03%) Calypso
7 1 (3.03%) SunGard
7 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
7 1 (3.03%) Google
7 1 (3.03%) Sophis
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
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