Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Analyst
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 8 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 145 183 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.71% 14.33% 20.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.22% 14.68% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 138 208
Oxfordshire median daily rate £405 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.72% +3.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £159 £146 £142
90th Percentile £550 £500 £453
South East median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 33
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.15 £16.25 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.95% +21.72% -4.64%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.15 £19.45 £20.55
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1187 1247 1324
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 97.65% 97.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 892 944
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +4.06% +9.22%
10th Percentile £250 £207 £215
90th Percentile £581 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 77
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +3.03% +7.32%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.55 £9.99
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.50 £53.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Oxfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Oxfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Oxfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Oxfordshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Oxfordshire

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 Analyst within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 76 £450 +28.57% 12
Kidlington -7 12 £275 -8.33%
Banbury 0 10 £300 +16.50%
Abingdon +4 5 £310 +148.00% 5
Wallingford - 3 £275 - 2
Carterton - 2 - -
Henley-on-Thames +2 1 - -
Thame - 1 £120 -
Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (21.38%) Finance
2 29 (20.00%) Windows
3 28 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (16.55%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
6 19 (13.10%) Oracle
7 18 (12.41%) Active Directory
8 17 (11.72%) Microsoft Office
9 16 (11.03%) Windows 7
9 16 (11.03%) SQL
9 16 (11.03%) Publishing
9 16 (11.03%) Business Analysis
9 16 (11.03%) Test Automation
10 15 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (9.66%) JIRA
12 13 (8.97%) SDLC
13 12 (8.28%) QA
13 12 (8.28%) CRM
13 12 (8.28%) ERP
14 11 (7.59%) ITIL
14 11 (7.59%) Scrum
14 11 (7.59%) Billing
14 11 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (6.90%) Confluence
15 10 (6.90%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
15 10 (6.90%) Quote-to-Cash
15 10 (6.90%) Java
16 9 (6.21%) SMS
16 9 (6.21%) Marketing
16 9 (6.21%) Data Cleansing

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 10 (6.90%) Confluence
2 8 (5.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (11.72%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.69%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.69%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.83%) FinancialForce
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.07%) Office 365
4 1 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) SMS
2 5 (3.45%) Internet
3 3 (2.07%) Firewall
3 3 (2.07%) SAN
4 1 (0.69%) Broadband
4 1 (0.69%) DHCP
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) VoIP
4 1 (0.69%) VPN
4 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.69%) HDInsight
3 1 (0.69%) MS Access
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.69%) Power BI
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.66%) JIRA
2 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.07%) JUnit
4 3 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.07%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.38%) Maven
5 2 (1.38%) Selenium
5 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.69%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.69%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.69%) JMeter
6 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (21.38%) Finance
2 16 (11.03%) Publishing
3 11 (7.59%) Billing
4 9 (6.21%) Marketing
5 4 (2.76%) Retail
6 3 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.38%) Back Office
7 2 (1.38%) Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.76%) Web Services
1 4 (2.76%) XML
2 3 (2.07%) SOAP
3 2 (1.38%) Gherkin
3 2 (1.38%) XSLT
4 1 (0.69%) CSS
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.45%) PDA
2 4 (2.76%) Reference Data
3 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.07%) NHS
4 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.38%) EPoS
4 2 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.69%) CMDB
5 1 (0.69%) Equities
5 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.69%) Handset
5 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) RIA
5 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.00%) Windows
2 16 (11.03%) Windows 7
3 9 (6.21%) Windows 10
4 7 (4.83%) Windows 8
4 7 (4.83%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.45%) Linux
5 5 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.07%) Unix
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) Debian
8 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.69%) OpenBSD
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (11.03%) Business Analysis
2 16 (11.03%) Test Automation
3 15 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (8.97%) SDLC
5 12 (8.28%) CRM
5 12 (8.28%) ERP
6 11 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (7.59%) ITIL
6 11 (7.59%) Scrum
7 10 (6.90%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 10 (6.90%) Quote-to-Cash
8 9 (6.21%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (6.21%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (5.52%) Incident Management
9 8 (5.52%) Service Management
9 8 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.83%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.83%) Kanban
10 7 (4.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.03%) SQL
2 10 (6.90%) Java
3 6 (4.14%) Apex Code
4 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.38%) Python
5 1 (0.69%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) Perl
5 1 (0.69%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) R
5 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.07%) Degree
2 3 (2.07%) ISEB
2 3 (2.07%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.07%) MCSE
3 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.69%) CISSP
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.69%) SANS
4 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) QA
2 9 (6.21%) PMO
3 6 (4.14%) SLA
4 4 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (12.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.76%) vSphere
3 3 (2.07%) XenApp
3 3 (2.07%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.07%) XenServer
4 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (16.55%) Salesforce.com
2 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.10%) Oracle
4 8 (5.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 5 (3.45%) HP
5 5 (3.45%) VMware
6 4 (2.76%) BMC
6 4 (2.76%) Citrix
6 4 (2.76%) NetApp
6 4 (2.76%) Remedy
7 3 (2.07%) SAP
7 3 (2.07%) Talend
8 1 (0.69%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.69%) Charles River
8 1 (0.69%) CODA
8 1 (0.69%) Cognos
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.69%) Tableau