The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.07% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £140 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £11.88 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -12.03%
Support Technician
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
273 331 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.17% 93.24% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 207 92
Average daily rate £400 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £295 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £9.19 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £19.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Technician across the Oxford region.

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Support Technician
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Support Technician Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Technician across the Oxford region.

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Back Office
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) CMDB
4 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
5 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Lotus
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) IBM Domino
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) LPIC
6 1 (11.11%) Local Government

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (77.78%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft