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 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Desk Analyst
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - 29 41
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 0 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 5.32% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category - 5.68% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
Median daily rate - £130 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £130 £125
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.15 £8.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +377.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.23 £13.42 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-8.87% +7.32%

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
306 264 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.76% 93.62% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 221 207
Median daily rate £450 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £138 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £16.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £75.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Mac OS
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) DameWare
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
5 1 (14.29%) BMC
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe

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 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Mac OS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (14.29%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft