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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 387 387 382
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 16 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.13% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.14% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £525 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.28% +28.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £260 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 +9 7 £388 +10.00% 3
Applications Support Engineer
England

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 20 (58.82%) Windows
3 15 (44.12%) UNIX
3 15 (44.12%) Oracle
4 14 (41.18%) Perl
5 13 (38.24%) Java
5 13 (38.24%) Finance
6 12 (35.29%) Linux
7 9 (26.47%) .NET
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
8 8 (23.53%) Python
8 8 (23.53%) Banking
9 7 (20.59%) Front Office
9 7 (20.59%) Web Services
9 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (17.65%) ITIL
10 6 (17.65%) C++
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
11 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
11 5 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (14.71%) QA
11 5 (14.71%) PHP
11 5 (14.71%) IIS
11 5 (14.71%) C#
12 4 (11.76%) MS Excel

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.88%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.94%) Node.js
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.94%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.94%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Route 53
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) Multicast
4 1 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (2.94%) NAS
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) MS Access
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.88%) Big Data
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) MarkLogic
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.88%) Hudson
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 7 (20.59%) Front Office
4 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.82%) Billing
5 3 (8.82%) Advertising
6 2 (5.88%) Retail
7 1 (2.94%) Publishing
7 1 (2.94%) Games
7 1 (2.94%) Back Office
7 1 (2.94%) Law
7 1 (2.94%) Legal
7 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) Web Services
3 5 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (8.82%) Middleware
4 3 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) Struts
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) WF
5 1 (2.94%) JavaFX
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) JMS
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) IVR
3 2 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Online Games
4 1 (2.94%) Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) UNIX
3 12 (35.29%) Linux
4 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.88%) Solaris
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.82%) CRM
3 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) DevOps
4 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
4 2 (5.88%) Change Control
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (5.88%) Web Development
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) Perl
3 13 (38.24%) Java
4 8 (23.53%) Python
5 6 (17.65%) C++
6 5 (14.71%) C#
6 5 (14.71%) PHP
6 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.82%) Ruby
7 3 (8.82%) Korn
8 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
8 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.94%) VBA
9 1 (2.94%) Jython
9 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Squid
3 1 (2.94%) NFS
3 1 (2.94%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.88%) Sun
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) GigaSpaces
5 2 (5.88%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) Twitter
6 1 (2.94%) Reuters
6 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg