The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 44 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 5 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.40% 1.83% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.96% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£135 - £150
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 - £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £203 - £166
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +1.72%
Support 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
349 204 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.49% 93.58% 98.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 122 106
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £224 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Analyst in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Analyst in their job title.

1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
4 5 (26.32%) Retail
4 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (15.79%) Icinga
6 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.79%) IIS
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) DHCP
6 3 (15.79%) Nagios
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (10.53%) Statistics
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
2 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
1 3 (15.79%) Icinga
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Acronis
3 1 (5.26%) Lumension
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint