Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 23 November 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 > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 162 118
Rank change year-on-year +63 -44 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.16% 0.037% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.040% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
North East median daily rate £338 - -
England median daily rate £400 £370 £340
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 - £19.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1161 2482 1914
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 91.65% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 1687 1185
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £245
90th Percentile £550 £524 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 124 119
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +49.13% +13.44%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.73 £31.08 £36.05
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Applications Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Engineer in the North East

Applications Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support Engineer in the North East

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North East region featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle