The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Operations Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 503 485 504
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 111 130 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 80 75
Median daily rate £375 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.96% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £28.00 £18.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +52.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £28.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +143.47%
Operations 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
43899 47527 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28945 30730 31404
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1518 1872 2042
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Operations Analyst in the job title.

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Operations Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Operations Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Operations Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Operations Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Operations Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -14 43 £413 -14.94% 1
South East +17 24 £450 +73.07% 7
North West +9 17 £325 -27.77% 1
North East -20 16 £335 +19.64%
West Midlands -25 6 £250 -48.45% 2
Yorkshire +9 4 £225 +87.50% 1
South West +6 2 £350 -22.22% 1
East of England -5 1 £355 -15.22% 2
Operations Analyst
UK

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Operations 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 England region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 117 (43.49%) Finance
2 82 (30.48%) CA
3 78 (29.00%) Mainframe
4 47 (17.47%) ITIL
5 45 (16.73%) Unix
6 44 (16.36%) Windows
7 43 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (14.50%) Linux
9 33 (12.27%) Security Operations
10 28 (10.41%) Cybersecurity
11 27 (10.04%) Microsoft
12 26 (9.67%) WebSphere
13 25 (9.29%) Banking
13 25 (9.29%) AIX
13 25 (9.29%) Service Management
13 25 (9.29%) IBM
14 24 (8.92%) MS Excel
14 24 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (8.55%) Change Management
15 23 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (8.18%) Firewall
16 22 (8.18%) Security Cleared
17 21 (7.81%) SC Cleared
17 21 (7.81%) DevOps
18 20 (7.43%) Windows XP
19 19 (7.06%) Windows 2000
19 19 (7.06%) SQL
19 19 (7.06%) MS PowerPoint
20 18 (6.69%) Data Analysis
20 18 (6.69%) ITSM

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 26 (9.67%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.72%) Apache
3 8 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.23%) CICS
4 6 (2.23%) Commerce Server
4 6 (2.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.49%) Confluence
5 4 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.35%) MS Office
4 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.69%) SaaS
2 16 (5.95%) IaaS
2 16 (5.95%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
3 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.18%) Firewall
2 9 (3.35%) WAN
3 7 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (2.60%) VoIP
4 6 (2.23%) LAN
5 5 (1.86%) Internet
5 5 (1.86%) MPLS
5 5 (1.86%) VPN
6 4 (1.49%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.12%) ADSL
7 3 (1.12%) DNS
7 3 (1.12%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.72%) DB2
2 8 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.12%) QlikView
4 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.74%) MySQL
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.37%) MS Access
6 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.37%) Redis
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.49%) JIRA
2 3 (1.12%) Subversion
2 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.74%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 117 (43.49%) Finance
2 25 (9.29%) Banking
3 15 (5.58%) Retail
4 10 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.97%) Marketing
6 6 (2.23%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.86%) Legal
8 4 (1.49%) Back Office
8 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.74%) Advertising
9 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.72%) XML
2 8 (2.97%) ELK Stack
3 6 (2.23%) Ajax
3 6 (2.23%) CSS
3 6 (2.23%) HTML
3 6 (2.23%) JSON
4 5 (1.86%) Middleware
5 4 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (1.49%) Worklight
6 2 (0.74%) jBPM
6 2 (0.74%) SOAP
6 2 (0.74%) Web Services
7 1 (0.37%) .NET
7 1 (0.37%) Doctrine
7 1 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.37%) Kafka
7 1 (0.37%) RESTful
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (29.00%) Mainframe
2 43 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.09%) Tandem
5 10 (3.72%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.60%) Equities
7 6 (2.23%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.86%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.86%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.49%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.12%) Derivative
10 3 (1.12%) e-Health
10 3 (1.12%) IVR
11 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.74%) Economics
11 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.73%) Unix
2 44 (16.36%) Windows
3 39 (14.50%) Linux
4 25 (9.29%) AIX
5 20 (7.43%) Windows XP
6 19 (7.06%) Windows 2000
7 7 (2.60%) zOS
8 3 (1.12%) MVS
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.74%) Debian
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.47%) ITIL
2 33 (12.27%) Security Operations
3 28 (10.41%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (9.29%) Service Management
5 24 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (8.55%) Change Management
6 23 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (7.81%) DevOps
8 18 (6.69%) Data Analysis
8 18 (6.69%) ITSM
8 18 (6.69%) Open Source
8 18 (6.69%) Problem Management
9 17 (6.32%) Release Management
10 15 (5.58%) Target Operating Model
11 14 (5.20%) Protective Monitoring
12 13 (4.83%) Business Analysis
12 13 (4.83%) Data Management
12 13 (4.83%) PRINCE2
12 13 (4.83%) SIEM
13 12 (4.46%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.06%) SQL
2 11 (4.09%) JCL
3 8 (2.97%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.60%) Java
4 7 (2.60%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.49%) Python
6 3 (1.12%) Perl
7 2 (0.74%) PHP
7 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.37%) C#
8 1 (0.37%) REXX
Qualifications
1 22 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.72%) Degree
4 9 (3.35%) CISSP
5 4 (1.49%) OCA
5 4 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.12%) CCNA
6 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.74%) ACCA
7 2 (0.74%) CIMA
7 2 (0.74%) CISA
7 2 (0.74%) CISM
7 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) CRISC
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.37%) SANS
8 1 (0.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.46%) SLA
2 6 (2.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.23%) QA
3 3 (1.12%) MiFID
4 2 (0.74%) FATCA
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.74%) RACF
3 1 (0.37%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.37%) Docker
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (2.23%) CA Endevor
2 4 (1.49%) QRadar
3 3 (1.12%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.74%) Cacti
4 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.74%) Kibana
4 2 (0.74%) logstash
4 2 (0.74%) Nagios
4 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.37%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.37%) Control-M
5 1 (0.37%) MOM
5 1 (0.37%) Nessus
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (30.48%) CA
2 27 (10.04%) Microsoft
3 25 (9.29%) IBM
4 10 (3.72%) Splunk
5 8 (2.97%) Oracle
6 6 (2.23%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.86%) Cisco
7 5 (1.86%) F5
7 5 (1.86%) LogRhythm
7 5 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.49%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.49%) Apple
8 4 (1.49%) BMC
8 4 (1.49%) HP
8 4 (1.49%) SmartStream
8 4 (1.49%) VMware
9 3 (1.12%) Avaya
9 3 (1.12%) Sun
10 2 (0.74%) Intel Security
10 2 (0.74%) Red Hat