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The median contractor rate for an Applications Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Applications Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 36 50 56
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 42 1 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.07% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.66% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 0 2
10th Percentile - - £471
25th Percentile £313 - £484
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 - £538
Median % change year-on-year - - +26.47%
75th Percentile £438 - £609
90th Percentile - - £634
East of England median daily rate £375 - £475
% change year-on-year - - +15.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 742 455 551
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.61% 91.92% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 263 333
10th Percentile £200 £155 £250
25th Percentile £313 £268 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £450
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £550
90th Percentile £638 £597 £625
East of England median daily rate £465 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +12.73% -2.94% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 105 51
10th Percentile - - £12.25
25th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate £13.66 £13.50 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% -20.59% +6.25%
75th Percentile £15.75 £16.50 £20.06
90th Percentile £20.56 £21.70 £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% -8.57% +12.90%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Applications Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Applications Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Applications Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Applications Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Applications Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Applications Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Applications Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Applications Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Applications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Peterborough +9 41 £325 -
Cambridge - 1 £525 - 7
Applications Engineer
East of England

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Applications Engineer contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (97.62%) Windows
1 41 (97.62%) SLA
1 41 (97.62%) Microsoft
1 41 (97.62%) Active Directory
1 41 (97.62%) Change Management
1 41 (97.62%) VMware
1 41 (97.62%) SCCM
1 41 (97.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 41 (97.62%) Azure
1 41 (97.62%) AWS
1 41 (97.62%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (95.24%) Azure Active Directory
2 40 (95.24%) Incident Management
3 24 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 21 (50.00%) Skype
5 20 (47.62%) IaaS
5 20 (47.62%) Remote Desktop
5 20 (47.62%) Hyper-V
5 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Intune
5 20 (47.62%) vSphere
5 20 (47.62%) PaaS
5 20 (47.62%) Replication
5 20 (47.62%) PKI
5 20 (47.62%) SCVMM
5 20 (47.62%) Identity Management
5 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
5 20 (47.62%) SharePoint

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 21 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 20 (47.62%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 41 (97.62%) AWS
1 41 (97.62%) Azure
1 41 (97.62%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (95.24%) Azure Active Directory
3 20 (47.62%) IaaS
3 20 (47.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) Skype
2 20 (47.62%) DHCP
2 20 (47.62%) DNS
2 20 (47.62%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (16.67%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) PKI
1 20 (47.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Change Management
2 40 (95.24%) Incident Management
3 20 (47.62%) Identity Management
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.38%) Agile
7 1 (2.38%) Scrum
7 1 (2.38%) Service Management
7 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (97.62%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (97.62%) Active Directory
1 41 (97.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (47.62%) Hyper-V
2 20 (47.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (97.62%) SCCM
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (47.62%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Microsoft
1 41 (97.62%) VMware
2 1 (2.38%) Workday