The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £145 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 25 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.

IT Support
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 53 43
Rank change year-on-year -8 -10  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 11 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.75% 1.87% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.93% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 11
Median daily rate £145 £350 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.57% +100.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £380 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £150 £160
% change year-on-year -10.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 16
Median hourly rate £13.54 £14.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.28% +4.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £14.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.64 £14.00 £13.79
% change year-on-year -2.58% +1.55%  

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 606 571 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.65% 97.11% 98.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 405 492
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 45
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £32.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 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
Oxford +4 7 £135 - 3
Kidlington -3 2 £145 +16.00%
Abingdon - 1 - -
IT Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL
4 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
7 6 (23.08%) Service Management
8 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
8 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (15.38%) CRM
10 3 (11.54%) Apache
10 3 (11.54%) SQL
10 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.54%) IIS
10 3 (11.54%) Adobe
10 3 (11.54%) VoIP
10 3 (11.54%) Sophos
10 3 (11.54%) Apple
10 3 (11.54%) Tivoli
10 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (11.54%) VMware
10 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (11.54%) CCTV
10 3 (11.54%) Network Security
10 3 (11.54%) Office 365
11 2 (7.69%) MCTS

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 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Network Security
1 3 (11.54%) VoIP
2 2 (7.69%) Broadband
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) LDAP
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) CCTV
3 2 (7.69%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Debian
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) OpenBSD
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Service Management
3 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Task Automation
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Information Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITSM
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.85%) Release Management
5 1 (3.85%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) MCTS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Tivoli
1 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe
2 3 (11.54%) Apple
2 3 (11.54%) Sophos
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) BMC
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago