Period
to 17 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 56 79
Rank change year-on-year +34 +23 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 34 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.24% 2.82% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 2.88% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 20
Oxfordshire median daily rate £175 £230 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.91% -8.00% +69.49%
10th Percentile £140 £133 £143
90th Percentile £275 £313 £350
South East median daily rate £180 £185 £186
% change year-on-year -2.70% -0.67% -8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £72.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +314.29% +25.00% -14.50%
10th Percentile £13.53 £16.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £132.75 £18.75 £14.50
South East median hourly rate £17.06 £16.55 £12.75
% change year-on-year +3.08% +29.80% -18.40%

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 535 936 1,185
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.17% 97.60% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 677 925
Oxfordshire median daily rate £423 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £158 £250 £217
90th Percentile £589 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £438 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +1.16% +1.88% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 29
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% +17.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.88 £10.24
90th Percentile £97.00 £51.00 £53.50
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -4.88% +13.89% +2.86%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Oxfordshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Oxfordshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Oxfordshire

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 Support Analyst in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Oxfordshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Support Analyst in Oxfordshire

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 Support Analyst within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2020. 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 +24 16 £185 -13.95% 2
Kidlington +15 5 £145 -
Abingdon - 5 £180 - 1
Support Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Office 365
3 17 (50.00%) ITIL
4 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 11 (32.35%) Windows 10
7 9 (26.47%) Cisco
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (26.47%) Public Sector
8 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
9 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
10 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
11 5 (14.71%) VMware
11 5 (14.71%) LAN
11 5 (14.71%) VoIP
11 5 (14.71%) WAN
11 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
11 5 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (14.71%) Apple
11 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
11 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (14.71%) JIRA
11 5 (14.71%) Azure
12 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (11.76%) VLAN
12 4 (11.76%) SCCM
12 4 (11.76%) Network Security
12 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS

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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (52.94%) Office 365
2 5 (14.71%) Azure
3 4 (11.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 2 (5.88%) G Suite
5 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
1 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
1 5 (14.71%) VoIP
1 5 (14.71%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) Network Security
2 4 (11.76%) VLAN
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) IPsec
3 3 (8.82%) OSPF
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
General
1 9 (26.47%) Public Sector
2 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) SOAP
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows 10
3 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Android
5 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
2 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (8.82%) Change Control
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
3 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.82%) Release Management
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) Information Security
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Service Management
4 2 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (2.94%) Chat Support
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V2
5 1 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (2.94%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) Apple
3 5 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.82%) Meraki
5 3 (8.82%) Qualys
6 2 (5.88%) IBM