The median contractor rate for a IT Support was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 32 52
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 15 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.66% 4.41% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 4.57% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 3
Median daily rate £150 £238 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £148 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £160 £150
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +2.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -5.35% +0.93%  

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 551 481 657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.87% 96.39% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 364 399
Median daily rate £375 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 62
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Oxfordshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Oxfordshire

IT Support
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 in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Oxfordshire

IT Support
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Oxford -8 6 £150 -6.25% 3
Kidlington -2 3 £145 -
Abingdon - 2 - -
Bicester - 1 - -
IT Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT Support 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 in the job title.

1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) ITIL
4 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) MS Office
6 7 (25.00%) Service Management
7 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (14.29%) Apple
9 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
10 3 (10.71%) CMDB
10 3 (10.71%) Time Management
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (10.71%) CRM
10 3 (10.71%) SSL
10 3 (10.71%) Internet
10 3 (10.71%) Broadband
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.71%) SQL
10 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.71%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) Handset
11 2 (7.14%) VMware
11 2 (7.14%) EPoS

IT Support 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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Broadband
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
1 3 (10.71%) SSL
2 2 (7.14%) Network Security
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
3 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) CMDB
2 3 (10.71%) Handset
2 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.14%) CCTV
3 2 (7.14%) EPoS
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Coaching
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) Operations Management
4 1 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) MCTS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) Sophos
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £120 per day + Free Lunch + Free Parking
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