The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 66 72 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.17% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £260 £150 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £233 £275 £215
% change year-on-year
-15.45% +27.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +6.66%
Server 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
580 708 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.99% 97.93% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 484 241
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 £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £22.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Server 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 Server Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Abingdon - 1 £260 -
Server Support
South East

Server Support Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Server 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 Server Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

Server 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft