Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 63 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.47% 1.71% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Oxford median daily rate £325 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.62% - -
Oxfordshire median daily rate £325 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11% +104.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 615 671 684
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 95.86% 98.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 552 513
Oxford median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £270 £250 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £433 £400
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 26
Oxford median hourly rate £18.75 £17.77 £13.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.51% +27.84% -15.76%
10th Percentile £13.53 £10.84 £9.40
90th Percentile £44.25 £68.50 £43.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.77 £16.25
% change year-on-year +12.55% +9.35% +1.56%

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 15 October 2018, Applications Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxford region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) GDPR
1 3 (100.00%) Runbook

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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Runbook
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft