Period
to 24 November 2020

The median contractor rate for an IT Engineer was £160 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

IT Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 50 87
Rank change year-on-year +34 +37 +10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Engineer 4 7 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.03% 1.18% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 1.21% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Median daily rate £160 £182 £199
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.21% -8.30% +80.68%
10th Percentile £132 £155 £111
90th Percentile £419 £234 £263
South East median daily rate £210 £194 £168
% change year-on-year +8.39% +15.67% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% +15.38%

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 127 577 1,097
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 97.47% 96.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 384 795
Median daily rate £363 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.69% -1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £175 £157 £263
90th Percentile £506 £575 £587
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 45
Median hourly rate £50.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.56% +7.50% +12.55%
10th Percentile £21.41 £15.01 £13.75
90th Percentile £181.88 £101.03 £52.00
Median hourly rate £30.50 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +38.64% +7.32% +13.89%

IT Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Engineer in Oxfordshire

IT Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for IT Engineer in Oxfordshire

IT Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IT Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IT Engineer in Oxfordshire

IT Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IT Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for IT Engineer in Oxfordshire

IT 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 IT Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 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 +24 4 £160 -15.57%
IT Engineer
South East

IT Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, IT 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 IT Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) YAML
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (25.00%) Logic Apps

IT 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%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft