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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 525 494 500
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 54 57 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 43
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£305 £304 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £613 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £363 £293
% change year-on-year
-27.58% +23.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £11.49
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 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
47542 44396 47499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.88% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30198 27395 27354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 1931 2369
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 2014.

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
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 22 October 2014. 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 +16 32 £350 +16.66% 5
South East -13 12 £313 -21.38% 5
North West -7 8 £200 -14.89% 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
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Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 59 (40.14%) Finance
2 56 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 51 (34.69%) Windows
4 50 (34.01%) Active Directory
5 41 (27.89%) UNIX
6 32 (21.77%) Financial Institution
6 32 (21.77%) Control-M
7 31 (21.09%) NetBackup
8 30 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (20.41%) Veritas
8 30 (20.41%) Hedge funds
9 29 (19.73%) Firewall
9 29 (19.73%) Problem Management
10 28 (19.05%) ITIL
10 28 (19.05%) SLA
11 25 (17.01%) MS Office
11 25 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (14.97%) HP
13 21 (14.29%) Tivoli
13 21 (14.29%) VMware
14 20 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (13.61%) Citrix
14 20 (13.61%) MS Exchange
14 20 (13.61%) WAN
15 19 (12.93%) Windows 7
16 18 (12.24%) Backup Exec
16 18 (12.24%) Service Management
16 18 (12.24%) Blackberry
17 17 (11.56%) MPLS
17 17 (11.56%) Cisco

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 20 (13.61%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.08%) IIS
5 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.04%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) nginx
8 1 (0.68%) Jetty
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (17.01%) MS Office
2 13 (8.84%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Eagle STAR
2 2 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.68%) Endur
3 1 (0.68%) Aligne
3 1 (0.68%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) SaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.73%) Firewall
2 20 (13.61%) WAN
3 17 (11.56%) MPLS
4 16 (10.88%) LAN
5 15 (10.20%) SAN
6 14 (9.52%) DSL
6 14 (9.52%) BIG-IP
7 10 (6.80%) DNS
8 7 (4.76%) FTP
8 7 (4.76%) Network Security
9 6 (4.08%) DHCP
10 5 (3.40%) LDAP
10 5 (3.40%) Wireless
11 4 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (2.72%) HTTP
11 4 (2.72%) Kerberos
11 4 (2.72%) SNMP
11 4 (2.72%) VoIP
12 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
12 3 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.04%) DB2
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) OLAP
General
1 59 (40.14%) Finance
2 32 (21.77%) Financial Institution
3 9 (6.12%) Banking
4 6 (4.08%) Retail
5 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.40%) Law
6 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.36%) Legal
7 2 (1.36%) Billing
7 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.88%) Middleware
2 3 (2.04%) JDBC
2 3 (2.04%) J2EE
3 1 (0.68%) Servlets
3 1 (0.68%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.41%) Hedge funds
2 18 (12.24%) Blackberry
3 11 (7.48%) Fat Client
3 11 (7.48%) Thin Client
4 8 (5.44%) AS400
4 8 (5.44%) SecurID
4 8 (5.44%) VAX
5 5 (3.40%) Reference Data
5 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.04%) Derivative
8 2 (1.36%) IVR
8 2 (1.36%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.36%) e-Health
8 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.68%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.69%) Windows
2 41 (27.89%) UNIX
3 25 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (12.93%) Windows 7
6 17 (11.56%) Solaris
7 13 (8.84%) Linux
8 10 (6.80%) VMS
9 6 (4.08%) AIX
10 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (19.73%) Problem Management
3 28 (19.05%) ITIL
4 18 (12.24%) Service Management
5 13 (8.84%) Performance Management
6 12 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (6.80%) ITSM
8 8 (5.44%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.76%) BCP
9 7 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.76%) Business Continuity
9 7 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
10 6 (4.08%) SIEM
11 5 (3.40%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.40%) Time Management
11 5 (3.40%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.40%) Workflow
11 5 (3.40%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.52%) SQL
2 4 (2.72%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.04%) VBScript
3 3 (2.04%) C
3 3 (2.04%) Java
3 3 (2.04%) Perl
3 3 (2.04%) REXX
3 3 (2.04%) JCL
3 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.72%) CISSP
4 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.04%) CCNA
4 3 (2.04%) MCSE
4 3 (2.04%) MCSA
4 3 (2.04%) MCP
4 3 (2.04%) Degree
4 3 (2.04%) MCDST
5 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.68%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.05%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) EMIR
System Software
1 50 (34.01%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.52%) NLBS
3 11 (7.48%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.48%) XenApp
4 10 (6.80%) Xen
5 7 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.72%) Snort
7 3 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (1.36%) UAG
8 2 (1.36%) vSphere
8 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (21.77%) Control-M
2 31 (21.09%) NetBackup
3 21 (14.29%) Tivoli
4 18 (12.24%) Backup Exec
5 14 (9.52%) WSUS
5 14 (9.52%) SCOM
6 12 (8.16%) Nagios
7 10 (6.80%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (5.44%) HP SIM
8 8 (5.44%) Tivoli NetView
8 8 (5.44%) Netcool
8 8 (5.44%) Legato
8 8 (5.44%) OpenView
9 6 (4.08%) SCCM
10 2 (1.36%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (1.36%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 56 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.41%) Veritas
3 22 (14.97%) HP
4 21 (14.29%) VMware
5 20 (13.61%) Citrix
6 17 (11.56%) Cisco
7 16 (10.88%) SolarWinds
8 15 (10.20%) CheckPoint
9 14 (9.52%) BMC
10 12 (8.16%) Intel
10 12 (8.16%) Remedy
10 12 (8.16%) Altiris
11 11 (7.48%) IBM
12 8 (5.44%) Wall Street Systems
13 6 (4.08%) Oracle
14 5 (3.40%) CA
15 4 (2.72%) F5
15 4 (2.72%) Sourcefire
16 3 (2.04%) Cognos
16 3 (2.04%) Avaya