The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 40 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.89% 2.91% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 3.09% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£175 £143 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -29.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 - £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.11
% change year-on-year
+3.41% -4.05%
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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
390 162 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 91.98% 94.19% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 95 135
Average daily rate £463 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 9 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.09 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.98% -19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £39.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) Windows 8
4 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
6 8 (38.10%) MS Office
7 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
9 2 (9.52%) Android
9 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
9 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 2 (9.52%) HP
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco
9 2 (9.52%) CCNA
9 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (4.76%) LAN
10 1 (4.76%) WAN
10 1 (4.76%) SLA
10 1 (4.76%) ITIL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
1 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 8
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Android
6 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL
1 1 (4.76%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) VB
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Peregrine
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Infor