The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £145 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 43 27 24
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 17 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.11% 5.00% 6.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 5.20% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 20
Median daily rate £145 £250 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £500 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £238 £220
% change year-on-year -21.05% +7.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.93% -21.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

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 533 481 647
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.62% 96.20% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 372 399
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 56
Median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 March 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 -7 11 £150 -25.00% 6
Kidlington -1 3 £145 - 2
Support Analyst
South East

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (33.33%) MS Office
4 10 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 6 (20.00%) Service Management
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (20.00%) BMC
7 6 (20.00%) Remedy
7 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (16.67%) Change Control
8 5 (16.67%) Release Management
8 5 (16.67%) MCP
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
10 3 (10.00%) CMDB
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.00%) Handset
11 2 (6.67%) Migration
11 2 (6.67%) DNS

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.33%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (3.33%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (3.33%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
1 1 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Skype
2 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) CMDB
2 3 (10.00%) Handset
2 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (16.67%) Change Control
4 5 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) PLM
7 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (16.67%) MCP
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) BMC
2 6 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Dell
3 1 (3.33%) Infor
3 1 (3.33%) Meraki
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP