The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Service Desk Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Desk Analyst
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.60% 3.26% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 3.46% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £150 £126 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% -43.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £130 £125
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £42.15 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.27% +395.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.88 £12.91 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-7.98% +7.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
330 260 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.80% 94.20% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 208 219
Median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 26
Median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.17% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £57.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Service Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Desk Analyst across the Oxford region.

Service Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Service Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Desk Analyst across the Oxford region.

Service Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Service Desk Analyst 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 Oxford region featuring Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) DameWare
5 1 (12.50%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
5 1 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (12.50%) Acrobat

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (12.50%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy