Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Engineer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 18 February 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 96 93
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.41% 0.082% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.084% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Oxfordshire median daily rate £420 £200 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +110.00% -6.32% -28.83%
10th Percentile £400 £175 £142
90th Percentile £468 £225 £281
South East median daily rate £420 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +15.86% +7.41% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £10.00 £48.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -79.49% +8.33% +125.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1,174 1,192 1,113
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.79% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 837 822
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £178 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 56
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.52% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £50.50 £39.50 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.37
% change year-on-year +2.86% -9.67% +19.88%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Oxfordshire

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Engineer in Oxfordshire

Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Engineer in Oxfordshire

Applications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. 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
Oxford -8 5 £420 +110.00% 4
Applications Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) SLA

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Design
2 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle