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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Analyst
UK / England
Rank 508 497 518
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 59 114 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 84 47
Median daily rate £438 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £11.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 £11.95
% change year-on-year
- +58.99%

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
39610 45350 44481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26011 29610 27899
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1415 1523 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 -15 19 £463 +4.51% 8
South East +27 18 £475 +37.68% 5
North West +17 8 £450 +35.84% 2
West Midlands +4 6 £325 -27.77% 1
East of England 0 4 £308 -27.64% 4
South West +2 3 £350 +86.66% 1
North East - 1 £350 -
Operations Analyst
UK

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 47 (27.98%) Windows
2 46 (27.38%) Finance
3 40 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (21.43%) Linux
4 36 (21.43%) Unix
5 34 (20.24%) ITIL
6 26 (15.48%) MS Excel
7 24 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 23 (13.69%) Firewall
8 23 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (13.69%) Security Operations
9 22 (13.10%) Banking
9 22 (13.10%) WebSphere
9 22 (13.10%) AIX
10 21 (12.50%) Change Management
11 20 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
11 20 (11.90%) SaaS
12 19 (11.31%) Open Source
12 19 (11.31%) DevOps
12 19 (11.31%) Service Management
12 19 (11.31%) Windows 2000
12 19 (11.31%) Windows XP
12 19 (11.31%) WAN
13 18 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (10.71%) Security Cleared
14 17 (10.12%) PaaS
14 17 (10.12%) IaaS
14 17 (10.12%) SQL
14 17 (10.12%) Data Analysis
14 17 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management

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 22 (13.10%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.98%) Apache
4 3 (1.79%) Commerce Server
4 3 (1.79%) Confluence
4 3 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.19%) IIS
5 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (5.36%) MS Office
4 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.60%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.90%) SaaS
2 17 (10.12%) IaaS
2 17 (10.12%) PaaS
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.69%) Firewall
2 19 (11.31%) WAN
3 15 (8.93%) VoIP
4 12 (7.14%) DNS
4 12 (7.14%) LAN
5 11 (6.55%) Ethernet
6 8 (4.76%) MPLS
6 8 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.17%) ADSL
8 6 (3.57%) VPN
9 4 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.38%) Wireless
10 3 (1.79%) Network Security
11 2 (1.19%) TACACS
12 1 (0.60%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.60%) LDAP
12 1 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.98%) DB2
3 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.79%) QlikView
4 3 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.19%) MySQL
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.60%) MS Access
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.60%) Redis
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.79%) JIRA
2 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 46 (27.38%) Finance
2 22 (13.10%) Banking
3 8 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.17%) Retail
5 5 (2.98%) Back Office
6 4 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Legal
8 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.60%) Front Office
9 1 (0.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (3.57%) Middleware
3 3 (1.79%) Ajax
3 3 (1.79%) CSS
3 3 (1.79%) HTML
3 3 (1.79%) JSON
3 3 (1.79%) XML
4 2 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.19%) Worklight
5 1 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.60%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.14%) Tandem
3 11 (6.55%) IVR
4 10 (5.95%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.36%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.57%) e-Health
6 6 (3.57%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.98%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.98%) Equities
8 4 (2.38%) AS400
8 4 (2.38%) iSeries
8 4 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.79%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.79%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.19%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.19%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.19%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.19%) NHS
10 2 (1.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.98%) Windows
2 36 (21.43%) Linux
2 36 (21.43%) Unix
3 22 (13.10%) AIX
4 19 (11.31%) Windows 2000
4 19 (11.31%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.19%) Debian
7 2 (1.19%) MVS
7 2 (1.19%) OpenVMS
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.24%) ITIL
2 23 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.69%) Security Operations
3 21 (12.50%) Change Management
4 19 (11.31%) DevOps
4 19 (11.31%) Open Source
4 19 (11.31%) Service Management
5 18 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (10.12%) Data Analysis
6 17 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (9.52%) SIEM
7 16 (9.52%) Workflow
8 15 (8.93%) ITSM
8 15 (8.93%) Protective Monitoring
9 14 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (8.33%) Data Management
9 14 (8.33%) Problem Management
10 13 (7.74%) PRINCE2
10 13 (7.74%) Target Operating Model
11 12 (7.14%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.12%) SQL
2 6 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.98%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.98%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.98%) Python
4 4 (2.38%) Java
5 3 (1.79%) Perl
5 3 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.19%) PHP
6 2 (1.19%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.60%) C
7 1 (0.60%) C#
7 1 (0.60%) Groovy
7 1 (0.60%) JCL
7 1 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.33%) CCNA
4 8 (4.76%) Degree
5 4 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.38%) CCNP
5 4 (2.38%) CISSP
6 3 (1.79%) CISA
7 2 (1.19%) CRISC
7 2 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.60%) ACCA
8 1 (0.60%) CCIE
8 1 (0.60%) CEH
8 1 (0.60%) CIMA
8 1 (0.60%) CISM
8 1 (0.60%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.60%) OSCP
8 1 (0.60%) SANS
8 1 (0.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.33%) SLA
2 7 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.57%) QA
4 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.79%) MiFID
5 3 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.60%) COBIT
6 1 (0.60%) COSO
6 1 (0.60%) FATCA
6 1 (0.60%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.19%) RACF
3 2 (1.19%) XenApp
3 2 (1.19%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.60%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (2.38%) QRadar
3 3 (1.79%) Control-M
3 3 (1.79%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.19%) Cacti
4 2 (1.19%) Kibana
4 2 (1.19%) logstash
4 2 (1.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.60%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.60%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.60%) Nessus
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.33%) Cisco
3 13 (7.74%) F5
4 12 (7.14%) Avaya
5 11 (6.55%) Remedy
6 10 (5.95%) IBM
7 9 (5.36%) Splunk
7 9 (5.36%) VMware
8 6 (3.57%) CA
8 6 (3.57%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.98%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.98%) SmartStream
10 4 (2.38%) Apple
10 4 (2.38%) Genesys
10 4 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.38%) Snow
11 3 (1.79%) Aruba
11 3 (1.79%) Citrix
11 3 (1.79%) SAP
11 3 (1.79%) SolarWinds
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago