Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Engineer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - +68 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.27% - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Oxford median daily rate £420 - £297
Oxfordshire median daily rate £420 £450 £220
% change year-on-year -6.67% +104.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 693 672 593
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.61% 98.25% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 503 481
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £179 £170
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 29
Oxford median hourly rate £20.50 £14.88 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.82% -45.91% +89.66%
10th Percentile £13.78 £10.75 £8.80
90th Percentile £74.50 £36.50 £59.85
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Oxford

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Engineer in Oxford

Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Engineer in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Applications 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 Oxford region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) LDAP
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) Kerberos
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) Service Design
3 3 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (22.22%) Replication
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Kerberos
1 5 (55.56%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 3 (33.33%) Service Design
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
1 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) EMC