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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 20 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.06% 3.69% 7.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.34% 3.84% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
Median daily rate £200 £230 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £159 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £127
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +69.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Support Engineer
Oxfordshire

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
259 365 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.28% 96.31% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 276 127
Median daily rate £368 £400 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +32.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £230 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 19
Median hourly rate £14.00 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.49 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016, 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 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 17 (54.84%) Windows 7
4 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
5 8 (25.81%) VMware
6 7 (22.58%) ITIL
6 7 (22.58%) SQL
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
7 6 (19.35%) DHCP
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (19.35%) Intranet
8 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.13%) DNS
8 5 (16.13%) SLA
8 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
8 5 (16.13%) WordPress
8 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
9 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (12.90%) Fault Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) MS Office
10 3 (9.68%) CSS
10 3 (9.68%) XML
10 3 (9.68%) HTML
10 3 (9.68%) JavaScript

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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.13%) WordPress
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DHCP
1 6 (19.35%) Intranet
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (6.45%) PBX
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) XSLT
2 2 (6.45%) X-Windows
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows 7
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
4 6 (19.35%) Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.45%) Android
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Fault Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Patch Management
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Content Management
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security
6 1 (3.23%) SEO
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.68%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) Acronis
5 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Lumension
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Lotus
6 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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