The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 28 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.59% 4.35% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 4.62% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
Median daily rate £163 £158 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -47.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £238 £220
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -9.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.56% +3.22%

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
330 260 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.80% 94.20% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 208 219
Median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 26
Median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.17% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £57.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Fault Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
6 2 (11.11%) Apple
6 2 (11.11%) iPhone
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.11%) SLA
6 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Security Management
7 1 (5.56%) DameWare
7 1 (5.56%) Finance
7 1 (5.56%) Statistics
7 1 (5.56%) JIRA

Support Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Security Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (5.56%) DameWare
1 1 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus
3 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas