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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 509 509 464
Rank change year-on-year
0 -45
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 122 101 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 90 76
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £227 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £23.00 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+72.00% -26.47%
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
48408 48020 46900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.73% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31915 29666 29143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1365 1919 1953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 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 -7 67 £485 +29.33% 13
North West +11 17 £350 -4.10% 2
South East -8 13 £408 +16.42% 4
South West +7 7 £325 -23.52%
West Midlands -11 7 £450 +28.57% 2
East Midlands +12 4 £425 -5.55%
Yorkshire -4 3 £342 +5.23% 2
East of England +8 2 £413 +17.85% 3
North East - 2 - -
Operations Analyst
UK

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 93 (44.08%) Finance
2 47 (22.27%) Security Operations
3 35 (16.59%) Banking
4 31 (14.69%) Windows
5 25 (11.85%) Security Operations Centre
5 25 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (11.37%) ITIL
7 23 (10.90%) Unix
7 23 (10.90%) SIEM
8 21 (9.95%) Microsoft
8 21 (9.95%) CISSP
8 21 (9.95%) Incident Management
9 20 (9.48%) Migration
10 19 (9.00%) Mainframe
10 19 (9.00%) Splunk
11 18 (8.53%) Change Management
12 17 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (8.06%) Business Analysis
13 16 (7.58%) Information Security
13 16 (7.58%) Linux
13 16 (7.58%) Problem Management
13 16 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (7.11%) Windows Server
14 15 (7.11%) Firewall
15 14 (6.64%) CISM
15 14 (6.64%) IBM
16 13 (6.16%) MS Excel
16 13 (6.16%) Investment Banking
16 13 (6.16%) Degree
17 12 (5.69%) ArcSight

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 11 (5.21%) IIS
2 7 (3.32%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.95%) CICS
3 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.47%) Apache
4 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.47%) FileNet
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.47%) Totara
Applications
1 13 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.27%) MS Office
2 9 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.95%) MS Project
4 2 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.47%) Maximo
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.47%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.11%) Firewall
2 10 (4.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.32%) Internet
5 5 (2.37%) DNS
5 5 (2.37%) LAN
6 4 (1.90%) FTP
6 4 (1.90%) Network Security
6 4 (1.90%) WAN
6 4 (1.90%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.42%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.95%) DHCP
8 2 (0.95%) LDAP
8 2 (0.95%) SAN
8 2 (0.95%) VPN
9 1 (0.47%) HTTP
9 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.47%) Intranet
9 1 (0.47%) SMTP
9 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.42%) DB2
3 3 (1.42%) KDB
3 3 (1.42%) QlikView
4 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.95%) GIS
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) ChangeMan
2 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.47%) Metasploit
General
1 93 (44.08%) Finance
2 35 (16.59%) Banking
3 13 (6.16%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.74%) Front Office
5 8 (3.79%) Retail
6 7 (3.32%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.84%) Advertising
8 2 (0.95%) Back Office
8 2 (0.95%) International Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.84%) Web Services
2 5 (2.37%) .NET
3 4 (1.90%) ELK Stack
4 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.95%) ISPF
4 2 (0.95%) Middleware
4 2 (0.95%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.47%) FIXML
5 1 (0.47%) Flash
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (11.85%) Security Operations Centre
2 19 (9.00%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.32%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.37%) iSeries
6 4 (1.90%) AS400
6 4 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.90%) EMC VNX
6 4 (1.90%) Fintech
7 3 (1.42%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.42%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.42%) Tandem
8 2 (0.95%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.95%) Derivative
8 2 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.95%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.69%) Windows
2 23 (10.90%) Unix
3 16 (7.58%) Linux
4 15 (7.11%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.42%) Solaris
9 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.95%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) VMS
10 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.27%) Security Operations
2 24 (11.37%) ITIL
3 23 (10.90%) SIEM
4 21 (9.95%) Incident Management
5 20 (9.48%) Migration
6 18 (8.53%) Change Management
7 17 (8.06%) Business Analysis
7 17 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (7.58%) Information Security
8 16 (7.58%) Problem Management
8 16 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (5.69%) Service Management
9 12 (5.69%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (5.21%) Project Management
11 10 (4.74%) Data Management
12 8 (3.79%) Asset Management
12 8 (3.79%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (3.79%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.32%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.74%) SQL
2 8 (3.79%) JCL
3 7 (3.32%) VB
4 6 (2.84%) REXX
5 5 (2.37%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.42%) Perl
6 3 (1.42%) Python
6 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.95%) C#
8 1 (0.47%) Java
8 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (9.95%) CISSP
2 14 (6.64%) CISM
3 13 (6.16%) Degree
4 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.32%) CEH
6 5 (2.37%) CISA
6 5 (2.37%) MCSE
6 5 (2.37%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.37%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.90%) MCP
7 4 (1.90%) MCSA
8 3 (1.42%) EMCSA
8 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.42%) SANS
9 2 (0.95%) ISEB
9 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.95%) SSCP
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.79%) SLA
2 5 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.90%) QA
4 3 (1.42%) AIFMD
4 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.42%) UCITS
5 2 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.95%) EMIR
5 2 (0.95%) MiFID
6 1 (0.47%) COBIT
6 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (3.79%) Active Directory
1 8 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.37%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (1.90%) Snort
4 2 (0.95%) RACF
4 2 (0.95%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.21%) QRadar
2 10 (4.74%) NetBackup
2 10 (4.74%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.32%) Control-M
4 6 (2.84%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.84%) Cacti
4 6 (2.84%) SCCM
5 4 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.90%) Nagios
5 4 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.90%) Puppet
5 4 (1.90%) WSUS
6 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.42%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.95%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.95%) Nessus
7 2 (0.95%) SCOM
8 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.00%) Splunk
3 14 (6.64%) IBM
4 12 (5.69%) ArcSight
4 12 (5.69%) VMware
5 8 (3.79%) Intel Security
5 8 (3.79%) Symantec
6 7 (3.32%) CA
7 6 (2.84%) Cisco
7 6 (2.84%) Citrix
7 6 (2.84%) Sourcefire
7 6 (2.84%) Veritas
8 5 (2.37%) EMC
9 4 (1.90%) CommVault
9 4 (1.90%) Qualys
9 4 (1.90%) Rackspace
9 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.90%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.42%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.42%) HP
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