The median contractor rate for a Applications Support Engineer was £173 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Engineer
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 46 51 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.30% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.23% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £173 - £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £297 £263
% change year-on-year +30.47% +13.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £63.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -31.74% +215.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 312 432 455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 94.55% 95.79% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 214 272
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 27
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.04% -1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Applications Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire that featured Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Engineer in Gloucestershire

Applications Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Engineer in Gloucestershire

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 across the Gloucestershire region featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle