The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.61% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £328 £311
% change year-on-year
-37.42% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £12.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+8.16% -7.54%

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
319 274 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.85% 94.16% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 227 200
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 £258 £145 £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 11 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% -
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 £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Technical Support 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) PLM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Infor
2 2 (66.67%) Infor CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (66.67%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Technical Support 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Infor CloudSuite
1 2 (66.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 2 (66.67%) Infor CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) PLM
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Infor
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) VMware