Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £143 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 51 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 18 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.70% 2.21% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 2.25% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 10
Oxford median daily rate £143 £150 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -34.78% -8.00%
10th Percentile £140 £124 £146
90th Percentile £202 £219 £325
Oxfordshire median daily rate £148 £150 £300
% change year-on-year -1.67% -50.00% +26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Oxford median hourly rate £15.97 £12.50 £8.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.72% +42.05% -41.33%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.97 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +18.26% -3.57% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 657 578 533
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.65% 98.13% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 425 410
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £259 £209 £188
90th Percentile £590 £580 £531
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 28
Oxford median hourly rate £16.50 £17.60 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +25.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.16 £8.80
90th Percentile £20.98 £77.50 £40.88
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -12.50%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured IT Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 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 27 May 2018, IT Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxford region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (38.89%) VoIP
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) IIS
6 6 (33.33%) Apache
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (33.33%) Network Security
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (22.22%) Dell
8 4 (22.22%) Apple
8 4 (22.22%) Office 365
8 4 (22.22%) Mac OS
9 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (5.56%) Wireless
10 1 (5.56%) Time Management
10 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 1 (5.56%) CCTV

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 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) VoIP
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) FTP
6 1 (5.56%) SMTP
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) Change Management
1 1 (5.56%) CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL
1 1 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
1 1 (5.56%) Project Management
1 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Apple
3 4 (22.22%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe
4 1 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.56%) Sophos