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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 60 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 23 47 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.46% 6.70% 5.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 6.88% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 3
Median daily rate £275 £223 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% +1.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £245 £220 £225
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.77 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.40 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
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
640 683 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.24% 97.29% 97.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 504 350
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 37
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -14 19 £270 +58.82% 3
Abingdon -5 1 - - 3
Kidlington - 1 £363 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (38.78%) Windows 7
4 11 (22.45%) CCNA
4 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (22.45%) Cisco
5 10 (20.41%) DNS
5 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
5 10 (20.41%) ITIL
6 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
7 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (14.29%) VMware
8 6 (12.24%) CCNP
8 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
8 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
8 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
8 6 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
9 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (10.20%) SCCM
9 5 (10.20%) Finance
9 5 (10.20%) Change Management
9 5 (10.20%) SLA
9 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.20%) MS Office
10 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
10 4 (8.16%) CSS

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 (20.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.16%) CMS
4 3 (6.12%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 3 (6.12%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) DNS
2 6 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.16%) DHCP
5 3 (6.12%) Internet
5 3 (6.12%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) BGP
6 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 2 (4.08%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) ATM
7 1 (2.04%) Firewall
7 1 (2.04%) Intranet
7 1 (2.04%) Skype
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) CSS
1 4 (8.16%) HTML
1 4 (8.16%) XML
1 4 (8.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Windows 7
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 2000
6 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.04%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.20%) Change Management
5 4 (8.16%) Content Management
6 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.08%) High Availability
7 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
8 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
8 1 (2.04%) ERP
8 1 (2.04%) Information Security
8 1 (2.04%) Server Patching
8 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) C#
1 4 (8.16%) C++
1 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
1 4 (8.16%) PHP
2 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) CCNA
1 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.24%) CCNP
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) BMC Marimba
2 3 (6.12%) DameWare
3 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.08%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.04%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Cisco
3 7 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) Adobe
4 3 (6.12%) BMC
4 3 (6.12%) Lotus
4 3 (6.12%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) NetApp
5 2 (4.08%) Perforce
6 1 (2.04%) Apple
6 1 (2.04%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Sage