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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 456 481 481
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 166 139 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 98 59
Median daily rate £475 £358 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £113.27 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.66% +709.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £187.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-90.13% +1239.28%
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
47229 49071 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.85% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31077 31733 28907
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1408 1851 1923
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -43 46 £460 +22.66% 21
North West +23 35 £475 +35.71%
West Midlands -10 28 £475 +11.76% 2
South East +11 16 £430 +68.62% 3
South West +6 13 £325 - 2
East of England +27 12 £418 +138.57%
Yorkshire +5 11 £295 -13.23% 3
North East -40 1 £93 -66.36%
Operations Analyst
UK

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 140 (49.12%) Finance
2 78 (27.37%) Mainframe
3 70 (24.56%) CA
4 46 (16.14%) Security Operations
5 40 (14.04%) ITIL
6 30 (10.53%) Windows
7 29 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (9.12%) Security Operations Centre
9 25 (8.77%) CISSP
9 25 (8.77%) Banking
10 24 (8.42%) Business Analysis
10 24 (8.42%) Incident Management
11 22 (7.72%) Unix
12 20 (7.02%) Firewall
13 18 (6.32%) SIEM
13 18 (6.32%) Problem Management
13 18 (6.32%) Service Management
14 17 (5.96%) Information Security
14 17 (5.96%) IBM
14 17 (5.96%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (5.61%) Degree
16 15 (5.26%) Project Management
16 15 (5.26%) CISM
16 15 (5.26%) Change Management
16 15 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (5.26%) Data Analysis
17 14 (4.91%) Vulnerability Management
18 13 (4.56%) JCL
18 13 (4.56%) Linux
18 13 (4.56%) Migration

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 4 (1.40%) Apache
1 4 (1.40%) CICS
2 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.70%) Totara
3 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.35%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.35%) FileNet
4 1 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.35%) SAS
4 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (4.21%) MS Excel
1 12 (4.21%) MS Office
2 10 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.35%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (0.70%) Taleo
2 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.02%) Firewall
2 10 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (2.46%) Internet
4 6 (2.11%) DNS
5 3 (1.05%) FTP
5 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.70%) Network Security
6 2 (0.70%) VPN
7 1 (0.35%) DHCP
7 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.35%) Intranet
7 1 (0.35%) IntruShield
7 1 (0.35%) MPLS
7 1 (0.35%) NAS
7 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.35%) SAN
7 1 (0.35%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.35%) VLAN
7 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.75%) DB2
1 5 (1.75%) QlikView
2 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.70%) GIS
4 1 (0.35%) Big Data
4 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
1 2 (0.70%) ChangeMan
1 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Subversion
2 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.35%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 140 (49.12%) Finance
2 25 (8.77%) Banking
3 12 (4.21%) Retail
4 11 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.46%) Advertising
6 6 (2.11%) Legal
6 6 (2.11%) Marketing
6 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.75%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.40%) Back Office
9 3 (1.05%) Front Office
10 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) German Language
11 1 (0.35%) International Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.75%) XML
2 2 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (0.70%) HTML
2 2 (0.70%) ISPF
2 2 (0.70%) jBPM
2 2 (0.70%) SOAP
3 1 (0.35%) .NET
3 1 (0.35%) Ajax
3 1 (0.35%) CSS
3 1 (0.35%) Doctrine
3 1 (0.35%) FIXML
3 1 (0.35%) Flash
3 1 (0.35%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.35%) JSON
3 1 (0.35%) Middleware
3 1 (0.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.35%) Worklight
3 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (27.37%) Mainframe
2 29 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (9.12%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (1.75%) Equities
6 5 (1.75%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.75%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.40%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.40%) Tandem
8 3 (1.05%) Derivative
8 3 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.05%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.05%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.05%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.70%) AS400
9 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.70%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.53%) Windows
2 22 (7.72%) Unix
3 13 (4.56%) Linux
4 11 (3.86%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.46%) zOS
6 4 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.05%) Solaris
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.35%) AIX
9 1 (0.35%) HPUX
9 1 (0.35%) MVS
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (16.14%) Security Operations
2 40 (14.04%) ITIL
3 24 (8.42%) Business Analysis
3 24 (8.42%) Incident Management
4 18 (6.32%) Problem Management
4 18 (6.32%) Service Management
4 18 (6.32%) SIEM
5 17 (5.96%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (5.96%) Information Security
6 15 (5.26%) Change Management
6 15 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 15 (5.26%) Project Management
6 15 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (4.91%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (4.56%) Migration
8 13 (4.56%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.86%) Operations Management
9 11 (3.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (3.51%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (3.51%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.56%) JCL
2 10 (3.51%) SQL
3 5 (1.75%) Shell Script
3 5 (1.75%) VB
4 4 (1.40%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.40%) REXX
5 3 (1.05%) Java
6 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (8.77%) CISSP
2 16 (5.61%) Degree
3 15 (5.26%) CISM
4 10 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.16%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.11%) CEH
6 6 (2.11%) CISA
7 4 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.05%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.05%) EMCSA
9 2 (0.70%) ISEB
9 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.70%) MCP
9 2 (0.70%) OCA
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.70%) SANS
9 2 (0.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.11%) AIFMD
1 6 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.11%) QA
1 6 (2.11%) SLA
1 6 (2.11%) UCITS
2 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.70%) MiFID
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.35%) EMIR
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.70%) Snort
3 2 (0.70%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.11%) CA Endevor
2 5 (1.75%) QRadar
2 5 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.40%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.40%) SCOM
4 3 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.05%) Control-M
4 3 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.35%) EnCase
6 1 (0.35%) MOM
6 1 (0.35%) Nessus
6 1 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.35%) SCCM
6 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (24.56%) CA
2 17 (5.96%) IBM
3 12 (4.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.86%) Splunk
5 8 (2.81%) Oracle
6 7 (2.46%) HP
7 6 (2.11%) VMware
8 5 (1.75%) ArcSight
8 5 (1.75%) Qualys
8 5 (1.75%) Sun
9 4 (1.40%) Citrix
9 4 (1.40%) EMC
9 4 (1.40%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.40%) SAP
9 4 (1.40%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.05%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.05%) Sourcefire
10 3 (1.05%) Symantec
10 3 (1.05%) Veritas
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