The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 10 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.13% 1.61% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.48% 1.71% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £115 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.81 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +9.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.86 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.76 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
232 234 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.27% 94.35% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 126 169
Average daily rate £325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Engineer
Oxfordshire

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (64.29%) MS Office
4 13 (46.43%) Windows 8
4 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
5 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
6 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 7 (25.00%) DHCP
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (7.14%) IBM
9 2 (7.14%) Firewall
9 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (7.14%) Linux
9 2 (7.14%) LAN
9 2 (7.14%) ITIL
9 2 (7.14%) Dell
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
9 2 (7.14%) Remedy
10 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
10 1 (3.57%) Clearswift
10 1 (3.57%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (3.57%) Citrix
10 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (3.57%) RHCE

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 18 (64.29%) MS Office
2 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
1 7 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) IPv4
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.57%) Streaming Video
1 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (46.43%) Windows 8
4 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) RHCE
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Dell
2 2 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) Clearswift
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) Sage
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) HP
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