Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 21 August 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.

First Line Support Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 89 101
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.48% 0.53% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.55% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate - £100 -
South East median daily rate £125 £110 £115
% change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% +21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £145.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -89.48% +480.00% +42.86%
South East median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.17% -3.33% +11.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1,224 1,087 1,185
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.19% 97.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 796 862
Oxfordshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £558 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 55
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +26.93% -13.85%
10th Percentile £11.21 £10.30 £9.70
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.75 £37.50
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.25% -10.00% +14.29%

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 2 - - 1
Abingdon - 2 - - 1
1st Line Support Engineer
South East

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 1st Line Support Engineer 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 Oxfordshire region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Social Media
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) BT
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple
1 1 (16.67%) BT
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware