The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 49 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 25 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.43% 2.82% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 2.93% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 2
Average daily rate
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£220 £218 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £207 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £365 £166
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Average hourly rate £13.68 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.02% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.51 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
Support Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
699 512 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.88% 96.24% 97.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 299 268
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 £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 34
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
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 Oxfordshire

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

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kidlington 0 6 - -
Oxford -17 5 £135 - 5
Abingdon - 1 - - 1
Banbury - 1 £110 -
Bicester - 1 - -
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 32 (62.75%) Microsoft
3 25 (49.02%) ITIL
4 17 (33.33%) VMware
4 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 16 (31.37%) MS Office
6 14 (27.45%) SQL
6 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
7 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
8 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (19.61%) IIS
9 9 (17.65%) Service Management
10 8 (15.69%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
11 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (11.76%) Apple
12 6 (11.76%) Client/Server
12 6 (11.76%) Backup Exec
12 6 (11.76%) Symantec
12 6 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
12 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
13 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (9.80%) Retail

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (19.61%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) MS Office
2 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DHCP
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (9.80%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
4 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Service Management
3 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
3 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.88%) Change Management
4 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.92%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.96%) Coaching
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) MCSA
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.88%) Icinga
2 3 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) Symantec
3 6 (11.76%) Apple
4 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Acronis
4 1 (1.96%) Lumension