Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Analyst was £170 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 23 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.

Help Desk Analyst
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 105 103
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.24% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Oxfordshire median daily rate £170 £150 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
South East median daily rate £140 £175 £140
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £22.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £13.61
% change year-on-year +10.00% +10.19% -2.77%

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 1179 1236 1275
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 97.63% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 871 905
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 74
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.43 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.95% +7.26% +4.84%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.65 £9.98
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.00 £54.25
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Help Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Analyst in Oxfordshire

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in Oxfordshire

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in Oxfordshire

Help Desk 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 Help Desk Analyst within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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 -3 2 £170 +13.33%
Carterton - 1 - -
Help Desk Analyst
South East

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Help 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) PDA

Help Desk 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft