Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support Engineer was £168 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 25 November 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.

IT Support Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 104 100
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 -16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.49% 0.24% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.24% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Oxfordshire median daily rate £168 £256 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.63% +34.87% -
10th Percentile £144 £171 £142
90th Percentile £213 £347 £238
South East median daily rate £150 £178 £205
% change year-on-year -15.49% -13.41% +26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £83.00 - £15.00
10th Percentile £31.90 - £14.85
90th Percentile £146.10 - £16.70
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.33% - +1.69%

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 1167 1232 1282
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 97.47% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 863 912
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £214
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 77
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.22 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +2.32% +7.85%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.68 £9.99
90th Percentile £62.50 £39.88 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +2.29% +18.75%

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

IT 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 IT Support Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

IT 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 IT Support Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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 -2 2 - -
Thame - 1 £140 -
Abingdon - 1 - -
IT Support Engineer
South East

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT 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 IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

IT 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) VMware