The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 39 29 36
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 2 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.72% 3.38% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 3.54% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Median daily rate £225 £225 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £255 £250
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £44.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -52.54% +86.31%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 278 226 356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 100.00% 95.36% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 173 242
Median daily rate £375 £355 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -13.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 26
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Oxford

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Oxford

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Oxford

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 3rd Line 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 Oxford region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Apple

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple