Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 21 February 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.

Server Support
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - +68 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.86% - 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Oxford median daily rate £140 - £280
10th Percentile £130 - £270
90th Percentile £150 - £290
Oxfordshire median daily rate £140 - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxford median hourly rate - - £15.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £15.50

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 680 668 542
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 98.67% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 492 432
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £261 £163 £170
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 30
Oxford median hourly rate £16.50 £16.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.15% -41.26% +92.98%
10th Percentile £13.24 £11.25 £9.86
90th Percentile £68.50 £51.38 £57.80
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% +13.33%

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in Oxford

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Support in Oxford

Server Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support in Oxford

Server Support Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Server 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 Server Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Server 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware