The median contractor rate for a Applications Support Engineer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 422 423 395
Rank change year-on-year +1 -28  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 4 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.078% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.082% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 15
Median daily rate £370 £350 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £260 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £447 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £324 £250
% change year-on-year +16.60% +29.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 19186 21885 21142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.68% 94.97% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13700 15818 14509
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 249 380
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Applications Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 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
City of London -5 1 £350 -19.54% 3
Applications Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) Unix
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) Perl
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
6 8 (27.59%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (27.59%) Splunk
6 8 (27.59%) Regular Expression
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (27.59%) Python
6 8 (27.59%) SSL
6 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
8 6 (20.69%) WorldPay
8 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
8 6 (20.69%) Citrix
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 5 (17.24%) VPN
9 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
9 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
9 5 (17.24%) Hedge funds
9 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
9 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) XenApp
9 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop

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 (13.79%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) SSL
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.45%) Ingres
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) NUnit
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Regular Expression
2 6 (20.69%) .NET
3 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) WF
4 3 (10.34%) XHTML
4 3 (10.34%) XSLT
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (3.45%) Middleware
5 1 (3.45%) MSMQ
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.90%) Wiki
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (3.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 10 (34.48%) Unix
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) CentOS
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
3 5 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Perl
3 8 (27.59%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
4 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.34%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.34%) VBA
6 3 (10.34%) XPath
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) XenApp
1 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
2 3 (10.34%) NFS
2 3 (10.34%) Samba
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Splunk
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
3 6 (20.69%) WorldPay
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
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