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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Engineer
Rank 416 411 402
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 15 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.064% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.067% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 10
Median daily rate £300 £359 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% -24.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £625 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £371
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.34 £135.00
% change year-on-year
- -81.23%
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
21061 22369 21797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.77% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15700 14988
Median daily rate £455 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 376 408
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £41.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +47 7 £300 +9.09% 2
Applications Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) Windows
3 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (36.11%) ITIL
6 12 (33.33%) MS Office
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle
6 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
7 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
8 9 (25.00%) Linux
8 9 (25.00%) Unix
8 9 (25.00%) Citrix
8 9 (25.00%) Finance
9 8 (22.22%) IIS
10 6 (16.67%) MCSE
10 6 (16.67%) MCSA
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 6 (16.67%) Law
10 6 (16.67%) Legal
10 6 (16.67%) Document Management
10 6 (16.67%) Banking
11 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (13.89%) WMI
11 5 (13.89%) VMS
11 5 (13.89%) SQLPlus
11 5 (13.89%) MCP

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 (22.22%) IIS
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.78%) SSH
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQLPlus
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Law
2 6 (16.67%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Billing
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 2 (5.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) COM
4 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Equities
3 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (13.89%) VMS
5 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) CentOS
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris
6 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Document Management
3 5 (13.89%) System Testing
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.33%) BCP
5 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) MCSA
1 6 (16.67%) MCSE
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) MCP
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CISSP
5 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) Samba
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) WMI
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) Ansible
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) OVSD
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle
3 9 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) iManage
5 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) Apple
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) Nintex
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) Sybase