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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.94% 3.86% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 4.10% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Median daily rate £325 £165 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £191 £225 £235
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
312 268 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.81% 94.04% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 223 201
Median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £10.90 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.90% -31.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £75.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
6 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 2 (12.50%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) MS Office
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Security Management
7 1 (6.25%) DameWare
7 1 (6.25%) Finance

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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) BGP
2 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Server Patching
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (6.25%) DameWare
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) BMC
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) Sage
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
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