The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Analyst was £167 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 22 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.

Second Line Support Analyst
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 59 67
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.94% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £167 £150 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.50% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £150 £150
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 615 573 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.70% 97.12% 98.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 406 485
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 46
Median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £25.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

2nd Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Oxfordshire

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Oxfordshire

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Oxfordshire

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 4 £180 - 1
Abingdon -3 1 - -
2nd Line Support Analyst
South East

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 2nd Line 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 Oxfordshire region featuring 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) Apple
7 1 (10.00%) Sony
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
7 1 (10.00%) Android
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) Freshdesk
7 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Freshdesk
2 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (10.00%) Sony