The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 193 214 210
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 9 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Average daily rate
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£359 £228 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.61% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £190 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £285 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £11.49
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5515 6745 6898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 92.52% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4132 4902 5027
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 141 163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
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 21 October 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 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) VBScript
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) C
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Cognos
6 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
6 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) MPLS
6 4 (19.05%) Release Management
6 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
6 4 (19.05%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) MPLS
2 3 (14.29%) DSL
2 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WLAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.76%) SNMP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Billing
2 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) VMS
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) Release Management
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Workflow
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) eTOM
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) VBScript
2 4 (19.05%) C
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) REXX
3 1 (4.76%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) NLBS
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) Xen
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (4.76%) Control-M
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Cognos
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Mitel
4 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau
4 1 (4.76%) BMC
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy