The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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.

Service Desk Analyst
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 41 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.61% 1.71% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.75% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £100 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £125 £125
% change year-on-year -8.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.90 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.51% +16.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 316 285 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.64% 97.27% 98.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 211 251
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £135 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £8.80 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Analyst in Oxford

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Oxford

Service Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Oxford

Service Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server

Service Desk 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy