The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Third Line Support Engineer
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 60 65
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.32% 0.67% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.69% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £250 £270 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +80.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.01 £21.33 £24.50
% change year-on-year -10.86% -12.93%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 595 582 741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.59% 97.16% 98.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1969 1880 2112
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 £238 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 113 245
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.80 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £23.75 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

3rd 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 3rd Line Support Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

3rd 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 3rd Line Support Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

3rd 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 3rd Line Support Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon -2 1 - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Oxfordshire region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

3rd 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware