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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 182 204 214
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 10 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £473 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £295
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £22.50
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5302 6564 7191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.02% 92.61% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3865 4816 5234
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 170 170
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £43.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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%) Banking
2 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 5 (23.81%) VBScript
6 5 (23.81%) C
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Cognos
6 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
6 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
6 5 (23.81%) Release Management
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (19.05%) Service Management
8 3 (14.29%) Firewall
8 3 (14.29%) Front Office
8 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
8 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (14.29%) DSL
8 3 (14.29%) Data Management
8 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
8 3 (14.29%) Legal
8 3 (14.29%) MPLS
8 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) DSL
1 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
1 3 (14.29%) MPLS
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (61.90%) Banking
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Front Office
4 3 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (9.52%) Billing
5 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (4.76%) Back Office
6 1 (4.76%) Retail
6 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Derivative
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Release Management
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Management
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) eTOM
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) ITSM
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) BCP
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) VBScript
2 5 (23.81%) C
2 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) REXX
3 2 (9.52%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) NLBS
2 2 (9.52%) Xen
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) Cognos
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Sybase
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