Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Windows Server Support was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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.

Windows Server Support
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 78 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 - +68
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Support 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.39% 0.88% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Oxford median daily rate £250 £140 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.57% - -
Oxfordshire median daily rate £250 £140 -
% change year-on-year +78.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 490 667 661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 97.37% 98.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 575 496
Oxford median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £178
90th Percentile £559 £600 £575
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £436 £425
% change year-on-year -2.58% +2.65% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 21
Oxford median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +37.82% -45.91%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.75 £71.50 £36.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -9.59%

Windows Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server Support in Oxford

Windows Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server Support in Oxford

Windows Server Support Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Windows 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 Windows Server Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence

Windows 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware