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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 39 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.44% 3.49% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 3.56% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £250 £185 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -15.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £258 £208 £210
% change year-on-year
+24.09% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% -2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +2.32%
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
333 337 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.52% 97.97% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 259 93
Median daily rate £375 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 25
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.68 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.38% -7.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
3 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
4 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (30.30%) VMware
5 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
6 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (27.27%) DNS
7 8 (24.24%) Fault Analysis
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL
9 6 (18.18%) Linux
9 6 (18.18%) SQL
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle
9 6 (18.18%) Intranet
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
10 5 (15.15%) WordPress
10 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
10 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (15.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
10 5 (15.15%) DHCP
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (15.15%) Change Management
10 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
10 5 (15.15%) Management Information System

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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.15%) WordPress
4 2 (6.06%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) Intranet
3 5 (15.15%) DHCP
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.03%) ATM
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) CSS
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) XSLT
3 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (24.24%) Fault Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
4 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
4 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Content Management
6 1 (3.03%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) CCNA
2 4 (12.12%) CCNP
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) NetApp
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat