The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Applications Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support Engineer
Rank 593 610 595
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 59 63 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 27
Median daily rate £370 £354 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% +17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £454 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £354 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.47% +14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.75 -

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Applications Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

Applications Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Applications Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Applications Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Applications Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 57 £370 +4.59% 25
London +11 19 £378 +5.22% 9
South East +9 17 £370 +4.22% 5
West Sussex +10 11 £370 +4.59%
East of England +11 8 £185 - 3
South West +18 6 £400 - 2
Crawley +16 6 £370 +4.96%
City of London +15 6 £270 -40.00% 2
Cambridgeshire - 6 £183 - 2
Cambridge - 5 £183 -
Yorkshire +16 4 £289 -
Wiltshire - 4 £425 -
Leatherhead +17 3 £475 +18.89%
Surrey +12 3 £475 +26.75% 3
West Yorkshire - 3 £340 -
North West +12 2 £360 +10.76% 5
Hertfordshire +5 2 £195 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £290 -
Scotland - 2 £290 -
Hampshire - 2 £341 -
Manchester - 2 £360 - 3
Erskine - 2 £290 -
Leeds - 2 £340 -
Berkshire -2 1 £363 -6.33% 1
Bristol -6 1 £210 - 2
North East -18 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -23 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £250 -
Bath - 1 £250 -

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Applications Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (41.67%) SQL
2 36 (33.33%) ITIL
3 34 (31.48%) Oracle
4 32 (29.63%) Java
5 30 (27.78%) Windows
5 30 (27.78%) Linux
6 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 28 (25.93%) Perl
7 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
7 25 (23.15%) .NET
7 25 (23.15%) Unix
7 25 (23.15%) MS Excel
8 23 (21.30%) MS Office
9 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
10 20 (18.52%) Security Cleared
11 19 (17.59%) C#
12 17 (15.74%) Finance
13 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared
14 14 (12.96%) Apache
14 14 (12.96%) Relational Database
15 13 (12.04%) Tomcat
15 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
16 12 (11.11%) IIS
16 12 (11.11%) Middleware
16 12 (11.11%) High Availability
17 11 (10.19%) Oracle Database
17 11 (10.19%) Windows Server
17 11 (10.19%) Shell Script
17 11 (10.19%) Service Management
17 11 (10.19%) Citrix

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (12.96%) Apache
2 13 (12.04%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.11%) IIS
4 11 (10.19%) WebLogic
5 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.85%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.85%) Drupal
7 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.85%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.85%) WordPress
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.93%) SAS
8 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 25 (23.15%) MS Excel
2 23 (21.30%) MS Office
3 11 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.85%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.93%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.93%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.41%) Internet
3 7 (6.48%) Firewall
4 6 (5.56%) SSH
5 5 (4.63%) LDAP
5 5 (4.63%) SSL
6 4 (3.70%) FTP
7 3 (2.78%) DNS
7 3 (2.78%) HTTP
7 3 (2.78%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.78%) Intranet
7 3 (2.78%) IPv6
7 3 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (2.78%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.93%) DHCP
8 1 (0.93%) LAN
8 1 (0.93%) Network Security
8 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.19%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.48%) MySQL
5 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.70%) SQLPlus
7 3 (2.78%) MS Access
7 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.93%) Big Data
9 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.93%) OLAP
9 1 (0.93%) QlikView
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
1 3 (2.78%) IntelliJ
1 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.78%) JUnit
1 3 (2.78%) Maven
1 3 (2.78%) Subversion
1 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (15.74%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Banking
3 5 (4.63%) Front Office
3 5 (4.63%) Law
3 5 (4.63%) Legal
4 4 (3.70%) Back Office
4 4 (3.70%) Billing
5 3 (2.78%) Local Government
5 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 3 (2.78%) Retail
6 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) German Language
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Military
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.15%) .NET
2 12 (11.11%) Middleware
3 10 (9.26%) CSS
3 10 (9.26%) HTML
3 10 (9.26%) WebCenter
4 9 (8.33%) XML
5 7 (6.48%) jQuery
5 7 (6.48%) Web Services
6 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.56%) J2EE
7 4 (3.70%) Regular Expression
8 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.78%) Java EE
8 3 (2.78%) LAMP
8 3 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (2.78%) SAML
9 2 (1.85%) EDI
9 2 (1.85%) Spring
9 2 (1.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.78%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.78%) PKI
3 3 (2.78%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.78%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) EFT
5 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.78%) Linux
1 30 (27.78%) Windows
2 25 (23.15%) Unix
3 11 (10.19%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.70%) Mac OS
5 4 (3.70%) Solaris
5 4 (3.70%) VMS
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.85%) AIX
6 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (11.11%) High Availability
3 11 (10.19%) Service Management
4 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management
4 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
5 9 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 8 (7.41%) Release Management
7 7 (6.48%) DevOps
7 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.48%) System Testing
8 6 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.63%) Change Management
9 5 (4.63%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.70%) Document Management
10 4 (3.70%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (3.70%) MVC
11 3 (2.78%) Time Management
11 3 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (41.67%) SQL
2 32 (29.63%) Java
3 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 28 (25.93%) Perl
4 19 (17.59%) C#
5 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
6 11 (10.19%) PHP
6 11 (10.19%) Shell Script
7 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
8 9 (8.33%) Python
8 9 (8.33%) VBA
9 8 (7.41%) C++
9 8 (7.41%) VB.NET
10 7 (6.48%) VB
10 7 (6.48%) VB6
11 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.78%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.85%) C
13 2 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.33%) Degree
4 5 (4.63%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.70%) MCP
5 4 (3.70%) MCSA
5 4 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (0.93%) HNC
6 1 (0.93%) MCAD
6 1 (0.93%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.63%) XenApp
3 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.93%) Docker
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.93%) NFS
4 1 (0.93%) Samba
4 1 (0.93%) Xen
4 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Puppet
2 4 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.70%) WMI
3 3 (2.78%) Ansible
3 3 (2.78%) yum
4 2 (1.85%) Control-M
5 1 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.93%) Nagios
5 1 (0.93%) SCCM
5 1 (0.93%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (31.48%) Oracle
2 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.19%) Citrix
4 9 (8.33%) VMware
5 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.63%) ILOG
7 4 (3.70%) Cisco
7 4 (3.70%) iManage
8 3 (2.78%) F5
8 3 (2.78%) FatWire
8 3 (2.78%) IBM
8 3 (2.78%) Remedy
8 3 (2.78%) SAP
9 2 (1.85%) ThinPrint
10 1 (0.93%) Cognos
10 1 (0.93%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.93%) Lotus
10 1 (0.93%) Perforce
10 1 (0.93%) PTC
10 1 (0.93%) Sun
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