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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Analyst
Rank 25 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 45 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.46% 4.47% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.91% 4.65% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 5
Average daily rate
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£230 £180 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £167 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £180 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £223 £250
% change year-on-year
-1.34% -10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £13.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -0.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.97 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.40 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.19 £15.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +9.82%
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
651 452 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.40% 96.17% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 221 201
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 50 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 March 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
Oxford -5 19 £230 +27.77% 2
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
3 27 (44.26%) ITIL
4 20 (32.79%) SQL
5 16 (26.23%) IIS
5 16 (26.23%) VMware
6 15 (24.59%) MS Office
6 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
7 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
7 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (16.39%) Finance
8 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
8 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
9 9 (14.75%) SLA
10 8 (13.11%) Blackberry
11 7 (11.48%) Change Management
11 7 (11.48%) DNS
11 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.84%) Oracle
12 6 (9.84%) DHCP
12 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
12 6 (9.84%) Problem Management
12 6 (9.84%) General Ledger
12 6 (9.84%) VMware ESX
13 5 (8.20%) Degree
13 5 (8.20%) Nagios
13 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
13 5 (8.20%) Citrix

Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (26.23%) IIS
2 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Office
2 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (4.92%) Agresso
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) DNS
2 6 (9.84%) DHCP
3 3 (4.92%) Network Security
3 3 (4.92%) iSCSI
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.92%) Firewall
3 3 (4.92%) SAN
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.92%) VoIP
4 2 (3.28%) Intranet
5 1 (1.64%) Wireless
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) HTML
1 2 (3.28%) CSS
1 2 (3.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Learning Management System
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
3 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) UNIX
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) Change Management
3 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
3 6 (9.84%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.56%) Project Management
5 4 (6.56%) Service Management
5 4 (6.56%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.28%) CRM
7 2 (3.28%) Benchmarking
7 2 (3.28%) Security Management
7 2 (3.28%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.28%) Business Development
7 2 (3.28%) Time Management
7 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.28%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) PHP
3 3 (4.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) CCNP
3 3 (4.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Nagios
1 5 (8.20%) Icinga
2 4 (6.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.23%) VMware
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) Citrix
5 3 (4.92%) Kaspersky
5 3 (4.92%) NetApp
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.28%) Remedy