The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 60 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.34% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £253 £175 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £175 £175
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £14.81
% change year-on-year
-9.61% -12.22%
Support Technician
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
570 745 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.61% 96.50% 96.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 472 280
Median daily rate £350 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 55 41
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Technician across the Oxfordshire region.

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Technician
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Support Technician Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Technician across the Oxfordshire region.

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Technician
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 Technician within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 +7 1 £160 - 1
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Change Management
3 7 (53.85%) Back Office
3 7 (53.85%) SCCM
4 6 (46.15%) CMDB
4 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Lotus
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
7 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
7 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) LPIC
7 1 (7.69%) Local Government
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) vSphere
7 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi

Support Technician 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 (15.38%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (53.85%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Change Management
3 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Lotus
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware