The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 52 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 11 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.87% 3.78% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 3.84% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 1
Median daily rate £350 £175 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +45.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £155 £153
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
IT Support
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
571 755 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.11% 98.44% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 500 280
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 44
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £39.10 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kidlington 0 4 £125 -
Oxford 0 1 - - 2
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT 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 Oxfordshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) MS Office
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.15%) CMDB
6 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
6 5 (15.15%) VMware
7 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (12.12%) Linux
7 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.12%) Intranet
7 4 (12.12%) WordPress
7 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.09%) SCCM
8 3 (9.09%) Sophos
8 3 (9.09%) IIS
8 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 3 (9.09%) Apache
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.12%) WordPress
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) ATM
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) VLAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) CMDB
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Handset
3 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.12%) Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.12%) Service Management
3 3 (9.09%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Sophos
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Lotus
5 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
Oxfordshire
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