The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 55 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.69% 0.67% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.70% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £175 £165 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £180 £120
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
IT Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
563 715 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.07% 96.23% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 449 281
Average daily rate £350 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 58 46
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

IT Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

IT Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

IT Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Intranet
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) WordPress
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CMDB
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft