The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 42 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 23 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.25% 2.08% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.18% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£218 £130 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.30% -52.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.55 £17.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.98 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.17% -6.83%
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
680 413 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.05% 95.38% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 221 196
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £32.00 £18.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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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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 -14 10 £218 +50.00% 1
Banbury 0 3 - -
Abingdon - 1 - -
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (79.59%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
3 21 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 17 (34.69%) Windows 8
5 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
6 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
7 11 (22.45%) MS Office
7 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
9 8 (16.33%) VMware
9 8 (16.33%) Windows XP
10 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (12.24%) Cisco
12 5 (10.20%) LAN
12 5 (10.20%) ITIL
12 5 (10.20%) CCNA
12 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (8.16%) WAN
14 3 (6.12%) SLA
14 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
14 3 (6.12%) Apple
14 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
14 3 (6.12%) SCCM
14 3 (6.12%) Android
15 2 (4.08%) iPhone
15 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
15 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
15 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
1 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) LAN
2 4 (8.16%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) Intranet
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.08%) iPhone
2 1 (2.04%) iPad
2 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 17 (34.69%) Windows 8
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.33%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.12%) Android
8 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.08%) Linux
9 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.20%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) VB
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) CCNA
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MOS
3 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) Apple
5 2 (4.08%) Symantec
5 2 (4.08%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Avaya
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) BT
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Infor
6 1 (2.04%) Meru Networks
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