Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 70 90 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.96% 13.08% 19.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.20% 13.31% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 71 109
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £240 £154 £126
90th Percentile £550 £508 £500
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Oxford median hourly rate £14.00 £17.43 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.68% +39.44% -10.71%
10th Percentile £13.28 £9.28 £8.74
90th Percentile £20.75 £19.12 £22.65
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.58% +17.86% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 686 676 596
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.58% 98.26% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 507 483
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £182 £170
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +2.94% +11.84% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 30
Oxford median hourly rate £20.50 £14.88 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.82% -45.91% +89.66%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.75 £8.80
90th Percentile £71.50 £36.50 £57.80
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Oxford

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Oxford

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Oxford over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Oxford

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Oxford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (20.00%) JIRA
4 13 (18.57%) Confluence
5 12 (17.14%) SQL
6 11 (15.71%) Business Analysis
6 11 (15.71%) User Stories
6 11 (15.71%) SDLC
7 10 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
7 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.29%) Scrum
7 10 (14.29%) Finance
7 10 (14.29%) Windows
8 9 (12.86%) CRM
8 9 (12.86%) ERP
8 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
8 9 (12.86%) Billing
8 9 (12.86%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 8 (11.43%) Quote-to-Cash
9 8 (11.43%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
9 8 (11.43%) Kanban
9 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
9 8 (11.43%) Marketing
9 8 (11.43%) QA
9 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.00%) Publishing
10 7 (10.00%) Oracle

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 13 (18.57%) Confluence
2 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) FinancialForce
2 3 (4.29%) Office 365
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) SMS
2 4 (5.71%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) DHCP
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.43%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Billing
3 8 (11.43%) Marketing
4 7 (10.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) PDA
2 3 (4.29%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) RIA
4 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.29%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.71%) Business Analysis
2 11 (15.71%) SDLC
2 11 (15.71%) User Stories
3 10 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
3 10 (14.29%) Scrum
3 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 9 (12.86%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 9 (12.86%) CRM
4 9 (12.86%) ERP
5 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 8 (11.43%) Kanban
5 8 (11.43%) Quote-to-Cash
6 6 (8.57%) Change Management
6 6 (8.57%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (4.29%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (4.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) Apex Code
3 2 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (11.43%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) BMC
4 4 (5.71%) Remedy
4 4 (5.71%) Tableau
5 3 (4.29%) Apple
5 3 (4.29%) Dell
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.43%) NetApp
7 1 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) Talend
7 1 (1.43%) VMware