The table below looks at the statistics for the Operational Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operational Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operational Support Analyst
Rank 593 574 565
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Operational Support Analyst 15 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.009% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate £330 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £263 -
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operational Support Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Operational Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Operational Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Operational Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operational Support Analyst across the England region.

Operational Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Operational Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operational Support Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Operational Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Operational Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Operational Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Operational Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operational Support Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 7 £400 +17.64% 1
South East - 4 £330 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North West - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 - - 1
Operational Support Analyst
UK

Operational Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Operational Support 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 Operational Support Analyst in their job title.

1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Finance
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (27.59%) Web Services
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) IIS
5 8 (27.59%) Cacti
5 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (24.14%) DevOps
6 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 7 (24.14%) Unix
6 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
7 6 (20.69%) NetApp
7 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
7 6 (20.69%) Data Centre Operations
8 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (17.24%) Process Management
8 5 (17.24%) .NET
8 5 (17.24%) Banking
8 5 (17.24%) WSUS
9 4 (13.79%) Web Development
9 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
9 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
9 4 (13.79%) VB
9 4 (13.79%) MCP

Operational Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Operational Support 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 Operational Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (3.45%) Intranet
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) KDB
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ChangeMan
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
3 4 (13.79%) ELK Stack
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) ISPF
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Fintech
3 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) AS400
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.45%) HACMP
5 1 (3.45%) iSeries
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Unix
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) VMS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) DevOps
3 6 (20.69%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (17.24%) Process Management
5 4 (13.79%) Change Control
5 4 (13.79%) Open Source
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
5 4 (13.79%) Web Operations
6 3 (10.34%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (10.34%) Data Management
6 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
6 3 (10.34%) Market Making
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 3 (10.34%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Time Management
8 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
1 4 (13.79%) VB
2 3 (10.34%) Perl
2 3 (10.34%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) JCL
4 1 (3.45%) REXX
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCP
2 4 (13.79%) MCSA
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.45%) NLBS
3 1 (3.45%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.45%) Xen
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Cacti
2 5 (17.24%) WSUS
3 4 (13.79%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (13.79%) Nagios
3 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
3 4 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (13.79%) Puppet
4 3 (10.34%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (3.45%) Control-M
5 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) NetApp
4 4 (13.79%) CommVault
4 4 (13.79%) Intel Security
4 4 (13.79%) Rackspace
4 4 (13.79%) Symantec
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Splunk
6 2 (6.90%) Sun
7 1 (3.45%) BMC
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) DevExpress
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Informatica
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
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