The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 63 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.16% 1.33% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 1.39% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £225 £208 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £186 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -

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
599 504 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 98.20% 96.00% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 386 395
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Technical Support
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 Technical Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Abingdon - 1 £225 - 1
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Technical Support 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) PLM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Infor
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Infor CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (50.00%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

Technical Support 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Infor CloudSuite
1 2 (50.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 2 (50.00%) Infor CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) PLM
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Infor
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) VMware