Period
to 29 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Deskside Engineer was £114 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 29 January 2020.

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.

Deskside Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 73 104
Rank change year-on-year +28 +31 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Engineer 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.05% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate £114 - -
South East median daily rate £114 £114 £144
% change year-on-year - -20.51% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £17.00
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%

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 527 910 1,179
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.14% 97.53% 96.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 653 919
Oxfordshire median daily rate £413 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £163 £250 £222
90th Percentile £575 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 29
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.13 £10.24
90th Percentile £50.73 £51.25 £53.50
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £20.04 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.43% +11.32% +2.86%

Deskside Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Deskside Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Deskside Engineer in Oxfordshire

Deskside Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deskside Engineer in Oxfordshire

Deskside Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deskside Engineer in Oxfordshire

Deskside 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 Deskside Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 29 January 2020. 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 +25 10 £114 -
Kidlington - 1 - -
Deskside Engineer
South East

Deskside Engineer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, Deskside 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 Deskside Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365

Deskside 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory