The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £158 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

IT Support
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 43 44
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.45% 0.34% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 0.35% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £158 - £170
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 - £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £247 - £174
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £150 £155
% change year-on-year -10.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £8.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.64 £14.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -2.58% +0.93%  

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 316 287 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.64% 97.29% 98.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 210 265
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £8.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Oxford

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Oxford

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Oxford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support in Oxford

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Oxford

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT 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 Oxford region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (28.57%) Apache
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) IIS
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Sophos
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) CCTV
4 3 (21.43%) Apple
4 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
4 3 (21.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 2 (14.29%) EPoS
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) VBScript

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Network Security
1 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) CCTV
2 2 (14.29%) EPoS
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) OpenBSD
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) MCTS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
1 3 (21.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Sophos
3 3 (21.43%) Adobe
3 3 (21.43%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
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