The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 26 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 35 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.92% 3.78% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 3.88% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 4
Median daily rate £175 £183 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £230 £207
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +12.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.82
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.13%
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
572 722 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.79% 97.57% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 447 258
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Engineer
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 Support Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Oxford +2 14 £135 -34.93% 1
Abingdon +1 3 £175 +16.66% 4
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 25 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
4 17 (30.91%) Windows 7
5 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
5 16 (29.09%) VMware
6 13 (23.64%) ITIL
7 12 (21.82%) SQL
7 12 (21.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (18.18%) Oracle
8 10 (18.18%) Linux
8 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 10 (18.18%) Intranet
8 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (16.36%) WordPress
9 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (14.55%) Change Management
10 8 (14.55%) Cisco
10 8 (14.55%) CCNA
10 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
10 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
11 7 (12.73%) VPN
11 7 (12.73%) DNS
11 7 (12.73%) IBM Notes
12 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
13 5 (9.09%) Office 365

Support Engineer 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 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (16.36%) WordPress
3 7 (12.73%) IBM Notes
4 4 (7.27%) CMS
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) Acrobat
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Intranet
2 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.73%) DNS
3 7 (12.73%) VPN
4 5 (9.09%) DHCP
4 5 (9.09%) LAN
4 5 (9.09%) WAN
5 4 (7.27%) Internet
6 2 (3.64%) Firewall
7 1 (1.82%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.82%) HTTP
7 1 (1.82%) PBX
7 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) CSS
1 5 (9.09%) HTML
1 5 (9.09%) XML
2 4 (7.27%) XSLT
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) e-Learning
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Windows 7
3 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
4 10 (18.18%) Linux
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 2000
7 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.82%) Android
10 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (14.55%) Change Management
4 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.09%) Fault Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Content Management
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 3 (5.45%) Patch Management
7 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.64%) High Availability
8 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.82%) Information Security
9 1 (1.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 1 (1.82%) SEO
9 1 (1.82%) Service Management
9 1 (1.82%) Time Management
9 1 (1.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) C#
3 4 (7.27%) C++
3 4 (7.27%) PHP
4 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) CCNA
1 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) MCP
4 1 (1.82%) MCSA
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.82%) Samba
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (7.27%) DameWare
2 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.09%) VMware
3 10 (18.18%) Oracle
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco
5 5 (9.09%) Lotus
5 5 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (7.27%) Adobe
6 4 (7.27%) BMC
7 3 (5.45%) NetApp
8 2 (3.64%) Citrix
8 2 (3.64%) Google
8 2 (3.64%) IBM
8 2 (3.64%) Perforce
9 1 (1.82%) Apple
9 1 (1.82%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
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