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 24 June 2016 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 39 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.69% 2.08% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.11% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £100 £128 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +27.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £125 £120
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £9.90 £10.75 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.90% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £8.95 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £12.55 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Service Desk Analyst
Oxfordshire

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
288 332 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.30% 98.52% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 256 117
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £187 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 32
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £17.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) IBM Notes
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) Lotus
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Acrobat
4 3 (30.00%) DameWare
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Adobe
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

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 4 (40.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (30.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) DameWare
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Lotus
2 4 (40.00%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (30.00%) Adobe
4 2 (20.00%) Remedy