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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 52 26 44
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 8 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.26% 4.40% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 4.63% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £150 £125
% change year-on-year
+8.70% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £21.25 £10.65 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.53% -3.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.50 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.50 £14.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.61 £13.88 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-9.15% +11.00%
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
580 389 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 91.48% 95.11% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 191 232
Average daily rate £410 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 45
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.87 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015. 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 -19 3 - - 3
Abingdon - - - - 1
Banbury - - - - 1
Bicester - - - -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) SLA
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (23.08%) Business Development
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
7 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) Apple
8 1 (7.69%) Internet
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (7.69%) Wireless
8 1 (7.69%) Finance

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
3 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Business Development
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
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