The first table below looks at the demand for the Operations Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 200 191 220
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 10 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.096% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate £380 £550 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £200 £278
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -27.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £33.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-51.51% +175.00%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Operations Analyst
London

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Analyst in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Analyst across the City of London region.

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Operations Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Analyst across the City of London region.

Operations Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (63.16%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Investment Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Back Office
5 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Fidessa
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) Front Office
6 3 (15.79%) Legal
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) Firewall
7 2 (10.53%) ITSM
7 2 (10.53%) Derivative
7 2 (10.53%) Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) WSUS
7 2 (10.53%) UNIX
7 2 (10.53%) MS Office
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
7 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.53%) MS Access
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) MPLS
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) DSL
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
1 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) MS Access
General
1 12 (63.16%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Investment Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Back Office
5 3 (15.79%) Front Office
5 3 (15.79%) Legal
6 2 (10.53%) Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Derivative
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Data Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) BCP
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) REXX
2 1 (5.26%) JCL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) NLBS
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Fidessa
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
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