The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 52 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.52% 1.71% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.75% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£133 £145 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £148 £145 £145
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.75 £11.29 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.76% -9.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
553 458 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.01% 97.65% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 251 227
Average daily rate £338 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 53
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 3 £133 +1.92% 4
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 2
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited IT Support 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 in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Apple
6 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (12.50%) SCCM
7 1 (12.50%) Android
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
7 1 (12.50%) SLA
7 1 (12.50%) NHS
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Remedy
7 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited IT Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
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