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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 46 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.18% 3.49% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 3.67% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 1
Median daily rate £163 £170 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.80 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £19.40 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
537 490 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.46% 94.96% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 381 389
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 42
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -1 4 £260 +52.94% 5
Abingdon -1 2 - - 5
Kidlington - 1 £145 -
Witney - 1 £250 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
3 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) MS Office
6 7 (25.93%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) DNS
7 6 (22.22%) SLA
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
9 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (14.81%) CCNP
9 4 (14.81%) CCNA
9 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
10 3 (11.11%) SCCM
10 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (11.11%) Apple
10 3 (11.11%) BGP
10 3 (11.11%) VPN
11 2 (7.41%) DHCP
11 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (7.41%) Avaya
11 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
11 2 (7.41%) SQL

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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) BGP
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) OSPF
4 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Biotechnology
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.70%) iPhone
1 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.70%) Information Security
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.70%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Network Management
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Security Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Management
3 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CCNA
1 4 (14.81%) CCNP
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.70%) MCDST
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (3.70%) DameWare
2 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (7.41%) Avaya
4 2 (7.41%) Sophos
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) CommVault
5 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.70%) Lotus
5 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Sage
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas