The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 36 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.52% 2.94% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 3.11% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £150 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £8.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.04% -41.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -2.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
324 257 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.78% 94.49% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 205 221
Median daily rate £420 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £522 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 26
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.80 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £57.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured IT Support in the job title.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Support across the Oxford region.

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

IT Support Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT Support 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) BMC
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy