The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Support
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 60 55 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.18% 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £150 £160 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £245 £275
% change year-on-year -8.16% -10.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £34.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -44.92% +91.66%  

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 531 486 645
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.61% 96.05% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 377 396
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 57
Median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in Oxfordshire

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Support in Oxfordshire

Server Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support in Oxfordshire

Server 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 Server Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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 -2 1 £150 -6.25%
Server Support
South East

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Server 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 Server Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV

Server Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos