The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £182 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 28 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.

Support Analyst
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 43 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 11 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.44% 0.99% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 1.02% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Median daily rate £182 £100 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.25% -53.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £90 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £110 £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £209 £235 £230
% change year-on-year -11.17% +2.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.81 £8.80 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.87% -62.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £8.80 £19.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.06 £8.80 £27.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00

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 309 295 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.56% 97.36% 98.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1008 1179
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 £263 £128 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 43 49
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 £11.55 £8.80 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £23.75 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Oxford

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Oxford

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Oxford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Oxford

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Support 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (23.81%) SLA
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) BMC
3 5 (23.81%) Remedy
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (19.05%) Release Management
4 4 (19.05%) Change Control
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) MCP
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Office 365
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) MySQL
7 1 (4.76%) HTML

Support 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 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
1 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Debian
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) OpenBSD
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) Change Control
3 4 (19.05%) Release Management
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Information Management
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Network Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) MCP
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) BMC
2 5 (23.81%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) VMware