The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications 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
Applications Engineer
Rank 237 224 237
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 21 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.047% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.051% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
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£328 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +11.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
-22.35% +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.15 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -2.36%
Applications 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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Engineer across the South East region.

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Engineer across the South East region.

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the South East 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey -2 3 - -
Berkshire -4 2 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Applications Engineer
England

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Applications 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
1 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) VoIP
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 11 (45.83%) CCNA
3 11 (45.83%) IP Telephony
3 11 (45.83%) IVR
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (41.67%) WAN
4 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 10 (41.67%) LAN
5 9 (37.50%) PBX
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 7 (29.17%) Telemarketing
8 6 (25.00%) ISDN
8 6 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (25.00%) Business Continuity
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
9 5 (20.83%) HTML
9 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Applications 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) VoIP
2 11 (45.83%) IP Telephony
3 10 (41.67%) LAN
3 10 (41.67%) WAN
3 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 9 (37.50%) PBX
5 6 (25.00%) ISDN
5 6 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
4 1 (4.17%) MS Access
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) TestPartner
2 1 (4.17%) StarTeam
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) IVR
2 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Telemarketing
3 6 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 4 (16.67%) BCP
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) ERP
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) CCNA
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) RHCE
4 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (8.33%) Sun
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Juniper
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) Redknee
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.17%) Intergraph
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) HP
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