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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 387 402 392
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 13 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.068% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.074% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 14
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£525 £331 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.49% -10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £550 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £371 £301
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +23.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.68 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.84% -
Applications Support Engineer
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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
20827 21696 20372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.08% 92.87% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14407 15275 13736
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 387 454
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (40.00%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) IIS
3 12 (40.00%) UNIX
4 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
5 10 (33.33%) Release Management
5 10 (33.33%) ITIL
5 10 (33.33%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) Oracle
5 10 (33.33%) .NET
6 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (30.00%) Apache
6 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (30.00%) Middleware
6 9 (30.00%) Project Management
6 9 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 9 (30.00%) Capacity Management
7 8 (26.67%) F5
7 8 (26.67%) ITRS Geneos
7 8 (26.67%) Load Testing
7 8 (26.67%) RMDS
7 8 (26.67%) Java EE
7 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
7 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 8 (26.67%) Introscope
7 8 (26.67%) JMeter
7 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
8 5 (16.67%) Finance

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (40.00%) IIS
2 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
3 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) RMDS
2 2 (6.67%) Eikon
2 2 (6.67%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) Multicast
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) Extranet
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) DTS
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Essbase
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Introscope
1 8 (26.67%) JMeter
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.33%) Ant
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Hudson
3 1 (3.33%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) Middleware
3 8 (26.67%) Java EE
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) Rendezvous
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.33%) JavaFX
6 1 (3.33%) CSS
6 1 (3.33%) Struts
6 1 (3.33%) JMS
6 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Swaptions
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 12 (40.00%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Release Management
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 9 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 9 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 8 (26.67%) Load Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
5 2 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) BCP
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) VBScript
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) F5
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Reuters
3 3 (10.00%) IBM
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Murex
4 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Bloomberg
4 2 (6.67%) Remedy
4 2 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) Sophis
5 1 (3.33%) Yardi
5 1 (3.33%) Calypso
5 1 (3.33%) SunGard
5 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter