Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 136 126
Rank change year-on-year -22 -10 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.18% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.32% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
Surrey median daily rate £350 £444 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.13% -6.58% +35.71%
South East median daily rate £325 £360 £370
% change year-on-year -9.72% -2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.14% - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -68.18% +57.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,064 2,502 2,243
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.02% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,143 1,764 1,496
Surrey median daily rate £463 £426 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% +2.71% +3.75%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £211
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 81 109
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -22.22% +15.30%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.25 £11.49
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.38% +7.97%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Surrey

Applications Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Engineer in Surrey

Applications Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Engineer in Surrey

Applications Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Epsom - 2 - -
Staines -12 1 £350 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - - 1
Applications Engineer
South East

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

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 Surrey region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) WildFly
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) LDAP
3 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (50.00%) JBoss
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) IIS

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) React
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (50.00%) Server Management
1 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) DRM
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Dell