The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 43 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.29% - 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £326
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.44 £13.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+70.47% -63.33%
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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
330 183 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.35% 96.32% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 94 113
Average daily rate £400 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Consultant in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Support Consultant
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Support Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SCDPM

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Support Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware