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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 36 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 23 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.83% 3.17% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 3.31% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 5
Median daily rate £150 £158 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -50.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £236 £220
% change year-on-year
-16.40% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £18.35 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
- +4.91%

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
587 514 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.83% 95.72% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 392 390
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 51
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.01 £34.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +6 12 £163 +8.33% 6
Abingdon -5 3 £150 - 3
Kidlington - 2 £145 -
Bicester - 1 - -
Witney - 1 £250 - 1
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) MS Office
5 8 (25.81%) ITIL
6 6 (19.35%) SLA
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
7 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
7 5 (16.13%) Apple
7 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.90%) SCCM
8 4 (12.90%) Fault Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
9 3 (9.68%) Mac OS
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) VPN
9 3 (9.68%) DNS
9 3 (9.68%) Avaya
10 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
10 2 (6.45%) DHCP
10 2 (6.45%) Linux
10 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
10 2 (6.45%) Service Management
10 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.45%) Finance
10 2 (6.45%) Migration
10 2 (6.45%) VMware

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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) BGP
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) OSPF
3 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.23%) SMTP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.45%) iPhone
2 1 (3.23%) Biotechnology
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Mac OS
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.45%) Linux
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) Data Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.23%) Network Management
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) DBS Check
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) CCNP
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
2 1 (3.23%) MCDST
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (3.23%) DameWare
2 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Apple
3 3 (9.68%) Avaya
4 2 (6.45%) Sophos
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) BMC
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) CommVault
5 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus
5 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Veritas