The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 25 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.42% 3.12% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 3.29% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £145 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £238 £208
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.40 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.60 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +2.12%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
457 456 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.21% 94.80% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 272 293
Average daily rate £350 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 65
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 8 £220 - 1
Banbury +7 4 - - 2
Abingdon -2 1 - - 4
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 1
Wantage - - - -
Witney - - - - 1
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 31 (58.49%) Windows 7
3 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
4 23 (43.40%) MS Office
5 21 (39.62%) Active Directory
6 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
6 17 (32.08%) Windows 8
7 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
8 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (11.32%) LAN
10 5 (9.43%) CCNA
10 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (9.43%) DHCP
10 5 (9.43%) DNS
10 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (7.55%) Symantec
11 4 (7.55%) VPN
11 4 (7.55%) WAN
11 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
11 4 (7.55%) VB
11 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
11 4 (7.55%) VMware
11 4 (7.55%) Backup Exec
12 3 (5.66%) SCCM
12 3 (5.66%) Linux
12 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
12 3 (5.66%) ITIL
12 3 (5.66%) SQL
12 3 (5.66%) Citrix
12 3 (5.66%) Blackberry

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (43.40%) MS Office
2 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) LAN
2 5 (9.43%) DHCP
2 5 (9.43%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) WAN
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
4 3 (5.66%) Firewall
4 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.77%) iPhone
2 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 31 (58.49%) Windows 7
3 17 (32.08%) Windows 8
4 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.66%) Linux
8 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.89%) Android
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (5.66%) ITIL
2 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) VB
1 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) CCNA
1 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.89%) ACSA
2 1 (1.89%) MCTS
2 1 (1.89%) MCITP
2 1 (1.89%) CCENT
2 1 (1.89%) MCSE
2 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.66%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.89%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Symantec
2 4 (7.55%) VMware
3 3 (5.66%) Apple
3 3 (5.66%) Citrix
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Clearswift
5 1 (1.89%) Avaya
5 1 (1.89%) Lotus
5 1 (1.89%) Meru Networks
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