Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Support Engineer
England > London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 581 560
Rank change year-on-year +18 -21 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 30 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.071% 0.073% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.076% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 24
London median daily rate £450 £310 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.16% -40.95% +16.67%
10th Percentile £294 £220 £200
90th Percentile £600 £450 £671
England median daily rate £368 £348 £325
% change year-on-year +5.76% +6.92% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £18.50
England median hourly rate £43.00 - £20.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40257 43158 43889
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.11% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28675 31024 30475
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £285 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 495 762
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.47 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.90 £53.23
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +1.74%

Applications Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Applications Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Engineer in London

Applications Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Engineer in London

Applications Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer in London over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support Engineer in London

Applications Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support Engineer in London

Applications Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London -7 2 £350 +16.67% 7
West London +35 1 - -
Applications Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 London region featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
6 10 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 10 (33.33%) C#
7 9 (30.00%) VBA
7 9 (30.00%) .NET
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (30.00%) Workflow
7 9 (30.00%) Finance
7 9 (30.00%) TDD
7 9 (30.00%) NUnit
7 9 (30.00%) WF
7 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 7 (23.33%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) Unix
10 6 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (20.00%) Oracle
11 5 (16.67%) HTML
11 5 (16.67%) XSLT
11 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 5 (16.67%) DevOps
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 4 (13.33%) XPath

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Skype
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) NUnit
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
1 9 (30.00%) WF
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (16.67%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) XSLT
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) Rendezvous
5 4 (13.33%) XHTML
6 3 (10.00%) Middleware
7 2 (6.67%) Java EE
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
8 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.33%) JAX-RS
8 1 (3.33%) JSF
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (3.33%) RESTful
8 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Video on Demand
2 1 (3.33%) Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Unix
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) TDD
1 9 (30.00%) Workflow
2 5 (16.67%) DevOps
2 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) ETL
3 3 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.67%) DRM
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Records Management
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) BDD
5 1 (3.33%) BPEL
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Greeks
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) VBA
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) Python
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.33%) XPath
5 3 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
1 3 (10.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.67%) CA
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Civica
5 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) NetMotion Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £445 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago