The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Engineer
Rank 566 525 524
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 17 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.058% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.063% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
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£363 £463 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £347 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.98% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-17.98% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Engineer within the UK.

Applications Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Engineer within the UK.

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Applications Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Engineer
Top 26 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
England -29 15 £375 -18.91% 6
South East +3 10 £350 +4.47%
Hampshire -16 6 £350 +4.47%
City of London +11 3 £393 - 1
London -13 3 £393 -16.26% 1
Berkshire +3 2 - -
Surrey -4 1 - -
Scotland -10 1 £330 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Staines - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Waterlooville - - - -
Woking - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Diss - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) ITIL
3 13 (28.26%) Telecoms
4 12 (26.09%) VoIP
5 11 (23.91%) Cisco
5 11 (23.91%) CCNA
5 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (23.91%) SQL
5 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
5 11 (23.91%) IP Telephony
5 11 (23.91%) IVR
6 10 (21.74%) Business Continuity
6 10 (21.74%) Finance
6 10 (21.74%) Project Management
6 10 (21.74%) WAN
6 10 (21.74%) LAN
6 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
7 9 (19.57%) PBX
7 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
7 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
7 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 8 (17.39%) Degree
9 7 (15.22%) Telemarketing
9 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
9 7 (15.22%) Validation
9 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.04%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) Lync
3 3 (6.52%) MS Project Server
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.52%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) ENOVIA
3 1 (2.17%) assyst
3 1 (2.17%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) VoIP
2 11 (23.91%) IP Telephony
3 10 (21.74%) WAN
3 10 (21.74%) LAN
3 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 9 (19.57%) PBX
5 6 (13.04%) Asterisk PBX
5 6 (13.04%) ISDN
6 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.35%) DNS
8 1 (2.17%) SSL
8 1 (2.17%) DMZ
8 1 (2.17%) Internet
8 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.17%) MS Access
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.35%) TestPartner
2 2 (4.35%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.17%) MSI
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (28.26%) Telecoms
2 10 (21.74%) Finance
3 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
4 5 (10.87%) Legal
5 3 (6.52%) Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) .NET
3 3 (6.52%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.35%) SOAP
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 2 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) XSD
5 1 (2.17%) XSLT
5 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) IVR
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) Life Science
4 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Derivative
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) Informatics
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Android
5 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Phone
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.35%) UNIX
7 2 (4.35%) Solaris
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Business Continuity
2 10 (21.74%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) Telemarketing
3 7 (15.22%) Validation
4 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 4 (8.70%) Logistics
5 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 4 (8.70%) PLM
5 4 (8.70%) Change Management
5 4 (8.70%) BCP
5 4 (8.70%) Benchmarking
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Workflow
6 3 (6.52%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.52%) Time Management
7 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
7 1 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) CCNA
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) JNCIA
4 2 (4.35%) RHCE
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.35%) XenApp
2 2 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.17%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco
2 5 (10.87%) Citrix
3 4 (8.70%) Adobe
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Redknee
5 2 (4.35%) AppSense
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 2 (4.35%) Juniper
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Sun
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.17%) CA
6 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) Intergraph
6 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) ForgeRock
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