The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 36 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.35% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.31% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £160 - £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £175 £175
% change year-on-year
+56.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-9.61% -8.77%
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
281 321 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.23% 96.98% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 240 115
Median daily rate £375 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £210 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 20
Median hourly rate £11.50 £27.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.18% +89.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £8.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Back Office
3 5 (55.56%) SCCM
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) CMDB
4 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Lotus
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (11.11%) NHS
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe
6 1 (11.11%) IBM Domino
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) Linux

Support Technician 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 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
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) 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
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 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 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) 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