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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Engineer
Rank 402 393 399
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 17 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.099% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.11% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 7
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£500 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.40% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +87.50%
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
22489 23539 24288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.91% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15343 16146 15975
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 457 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.85 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +21 6 £575 +94.42% 3
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Applications Support Engineer
England

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) SQL
3 17 (50.00%) Perl
4 16 (47.06%) Linux
5 15 (44.12%) UNIX
6 14 (41.18%) Banking
7 13 (38.24%) Python
8 12 (35.29%) Front Office
9 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
10 9 (26.47%) Oracle
10 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
11 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
11 8 (23.53%) Low Latency
12 7 (20.59%) Multicast
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (20.59%) TIBCO
12 7 (20.59%) Firewall
12 7 (20.59%) Java
13 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
13 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
13 6 (17.65%) Finance
13 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (14.71%) Advertising
15 4 (11.76%) Workflow
15 4 (11.76%) Subversion
15 4 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (11.76%) Internet
15 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (11.76%) Windows XP

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.88%) SunGard Stream Ubix
2 2 (5.88%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (2.94%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
1 7 (20.59%) Multicast
2 4 (11.76%) Internet
3 3 (8.82%) Broadband
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 14 (41.18%) Banking
2 12 (35.29%) Front Office
3 6 (17.65%) Finance
4 5 (14.71%) Advertising
5 3 (8.82%) Back Office
5 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.88%) Publishing
7 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) WCF
3 1 (2.94%) WF
3 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Linux
3 15 (44.12%) UNIX
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Low Latency
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Workflow
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.94%) Time Management
4 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.94%) Release Management
4 1 (2.94%) SOA
4 1 (2.94%) BCP
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) Scrum
4 1 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) Perl
3 13 (38.24%) Python
4 7 (20.59%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.76%) C++
6 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.88%) Korn
7 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.94%) Jython
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Dollar Universe
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.59%) TIBCO
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Adobe
5 2 (5.88%) SunGard
6 1 (2.94%) Temenos
6 1 (2.94%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) jBASE
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
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