The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Analyst
Rank 500 500 518
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 112 82 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 37 29
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£413 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.06% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £460 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £200 £304
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -34.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £113.27 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+607.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £187.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+1071.87% -
Operations Analyst
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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 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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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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 -1 62 £375 +17.18% 6
West Midlands - 18 £425 - 2
South East -24 12 £255 -18.40% 3
North West -28 10 £485 +142.50%
Yorkshire - 4 £350 - 2
North East - 3 £275 -
South West -4 2 - -
East of England - 2 £263 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £413 - 3
Operations Analyst
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Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 95 (50.00%) Finance
2 66 (34.74%) Mainframe
3 45 (23.68%) Windows
4 36 (18.95%) CA
5 35 (18.42%) ITIL
6 27 (14.21%) Service Management
7 26 (13.68%) Microsoft
8 25 (13.16%) Active Directory
9 24 (12.63%) Business Continuity
10 23 (12.11%) Cisco
10 23 (12.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (11.58%) MS Exchange
11 22 (11.58%) Problem Management
12 21 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (11.05%) MS Office
12 21 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (10.53%) LAN
14 19 (10.00%) Windows 7
14 19 (10.00%) Performance Management
14 19 (10.00%) WAN
14 19 (10.00%) CheckPoint
15 18 (9.47%) JCL
15 18 (9.47%) Blackberry
15 18 (9.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 17 (8.95%) BCP
16 17 (8.95%) Firewall
16 17 (8.95%) NLBS
16 17 (8.95%) VMware
16 17 (8.95%) BIG-IP
16 17 (8.95%) Business Continuity Planning

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 22 (11.58%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.05%) Commerce Server
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.05%) CICS
4 2 (1.05%) IIS
4 2 (1.05%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (11.05%) MS Office
2 8 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) FastStats
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.53%) LAN
2 19 (10.00%) WAN
3 17 (8.95%) Firewall
3 17 (8.95%) BIG-IP
4 16 (8.42%) MPLS
5 14 (7.37%) DSL
6 7 (3.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (3.16%) SAN
8 5 (2.63%) Wireshark
9 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.58%) DNS
10 3 (1.58%) DHCP
10 3 (1.58%) Wireless
11 2 (1.05%) FTP
12 1 (0.53%) SNMP
12 1 (0.53%) SSL
12 1 (0.53%) TACACS
12 1 (0.53%) SSH
12 1 (0.53%) Network Security
12 1 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.63%) DB2
2 2 (1.05%) Big Data
2 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.53%) ChangeMan
2 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 95 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (4.74%) Banking
3 7 (3.68%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.58%) Front Office
4 3 (1.58%) Legal
4 3 (1.58%) Marketing
5 2 (1.05%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.11%) ISPF
2 2 (1.05%) JSON
2 2 (1.05%) XML
2 2 (1.05%) ODBC
2 2 (1.05%) HTML
2 2 (1.05%) CSS
2 2 (1.05%) Ajax
3 1 (0.53%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (34.74%) Mainframe
2 18 (9.47%) Blackberry
3 12 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.74%) Fat Client
4 9 (4.74%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.58%) AS400
5 3 (1.58%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.05%) BYOD
6 2 (1.05%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.05%) Statistics
6 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.53%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.53%) iSeries
7 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.68%) Windows
2 21 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (8.42%) UNIX
5 14 (7.37%) Linux
6 8 (4.21%) zOS
7 4 (2.11%) OS/390
7 4 (2.11%) AIX
8 3 (1.58%) MVS
9 2 (1.05%) Solaris
9 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.05%) CentOS
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.42%) ITIL
2 27 (14.21%) Service Management
3 24 (12.63%) Business Continuity
4 23 (12.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (11.58%) Problem Management
6 19 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 17 (8.95%) Business Continuity Planning
7 17 (8.95%) BCP
8 14 (7.37%) ITSM
9 9 (4.74%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.68%) Change Management
10 7 (3.68%) Analytics
11 6 (3.16%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.16%) CRM
11 6 (3.16%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.63%) Data Analysis
12 5 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.63%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (2.63%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.47%) JCL
2 15 (7.89%) SQL
3 7 (3.68%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.11%) REXX
5 2 (1.05%) Java
5 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.05%) Korn
5 2 (1.05%) C-shell
6 1 (0.53%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.26%) Degree
2 7 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.11%) CISSP
4 4 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.58%) CCNP
5 3 (1.58%) CISM
5 3 (1.58%) GIAC
5 3 (1.58%) GCIA
5 3 (1.58%) GCIH
5 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.53%) CCNA
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 25 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.95%) NLBS
3 11 (5.79%) Time Sharing Option
3 11 (5.79%) Xen
3 11 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.74%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.68%) Snort
6 5 (2.63%) XenApp
6 5 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (7.89%) WSUS
2 7 (3.68%) Nessus
3 6 (3.16%) Control-M
3 6 (3.16%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.05%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.05%) SCCM
5 2 (1.05%) SCOM
6 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.53%) Cacti
6 1 (0.53%) Netcool
6 1 (0.53%) OpenView
6 1 (0.53%) Legato
6 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.53%) Puppet
6 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 36 (18.95%) CA
2 26 (13.68%) Microsoft
3 23 (12.11%) Cisco
4 19 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 17 (8.95%) VMware
6 16 (8.42%) Citrix
7 8 (4.21%) Splunk
8 6 (3.16%) McAfee
9 5 (2.63%) IBM
10 4 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.11%) Veritas
11 3 (1.58%) F5
11 3 (1.58%) NetApp
11 3 (1.58%) Oracle
11 3 (1.58%) Sun
11 3 (1.58%) Calypso
12 2 (1.05%) HP
12 2 (1.05%) Dell
12 2 (1.05%) EMC
12 2 (1.05%) Reuters
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