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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 514 515 515
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 64 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 44
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£300 £310 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £222 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £484 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £313 £293
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +6.83%
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +27 46 £310 +10.71% 9
South East +2 8 £195 -56.66% 6
North West 0 8 £200 -9.09%
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Operations Analyst
UK

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (37.34%) Finance
2 54 (34.18%) Microsoft
3 48 (30.38%) Windows
4 46 (29.11%) Active Directory
5 44 (27.85%) UNIX
6 36 (22.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (20.25%) Financial Institution
7 32 (20.25%) Control-M
8 31 (19.62%) NetBackup
9 30 (18.99%) Veritas
9 30 (18.99%) Hedge funds
10 27 (17.09%) ITIL
11 26 (16.46%) SLA
11 26 (16.46%) Firewall
12 25 (15.82%) Problem Management
13 22 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (13.92%) HP
13 22 (13.92%) MS Office
13 22 (13.92%) Tivoli
14 19 (12.03%) VMware
15 18 (11.39%) Backup Exec
16 17 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (10.76%) Middleware
16 17 (10.76%) Citrix
17 16 (10.13%) SQL
17 16 (10.13%) Solaris
17 16 (10.13%) MS Exchange
17 16 (10.13%) SolarWinds
17 16 (10.13%) Windows 7
18 15 (9.49%) WAN

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (5.70%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.80%) IIS
5 5 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.53%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.90%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.27%) Apache
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.63%) nginx
9 1 (0.63%) Jetty
9 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (13.92%) MS Office
2 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Eagle STAR
2 2 (1.27%) Temenos Globus
2 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.63%) Aligne
3 1 (0.63%) Cordys
3 1 (0.63%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.63%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) SaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.46%) Firewall
2 15 (9.49%) WAN
3 13 (8.23%) LAN
4 12 (7.59%) MPLS
5 11 (6.96%) BIG-IP
5 11 (6.96%) DSL
6 10 (6.33%) SAN
7 8 (5.06%) FTP
7 8 (5.06%) DNS
8 7 (4.43%) Network Security
9 5 (3.16%) Wireless
9 5 (3.16%) DHCP
10 4 (2.53%) HTTP
10 4 (2.53%) LDAP
10 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.90%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.90%) SNMP
12 2 (1.27%) VoIP
12 2 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.90%) DB2
3 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) WebLOAD
1 1 (0.63%) Introscope
1 1 (0.63%) Toad
General
1 59 (37.34%) Finance
2 32 (20.25%) Financial Institution
3 12 (7.59%) Banking
4 6 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.80%) Retail
5 5 (3.16%) Law
6 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.90%) Back Office
8 2 (1.27%) Legal
8 2 (1.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Front Office
9 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.76%) Middleware
2 4 (2.53%) J2EE
3 3 (1.90%) JDBC
4 1 (0.63%) JRules
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) Servlets
4 1 (0.63%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.99%) Hedge funds
2 14 (8.86%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.06%) AS400
3 8 (5.06%) SecurID
3 8 (5.06%) VAX
4 7 (4.43%) Fat Client
4 7 (4.43%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.16%) Reference Data
7 4 (2.53%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.53%) Derivative
7 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.27%) CMDB
9 1 (0.63%) Open Source
9 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.63%) Statistics
9 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.38%) Windows
2 44 (27.85%) UNIX
3 22 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (10.13%) Solaris
5 16 (10.13%) Windows 7
6 15 (9.49%) Linux
7 10 (6.33%) VMS
8 7 (4.43%) AIX
9 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (17.09%) ITIL
3 25 (15.82%) Problem Management
4 13 (8.23%) Service Management
5 12 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (6.33%) Performance Management
7 7 (4.43%) Business Analysis
7 7 (4.43%) ITSM
7 7 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (4.43%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.80%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.16%) SIEM
9 5 (3.16%) Release Management
9 5 (3.16%) Test Scripting
9 5 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.53%) Change Management
10 4 (2.53%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.53%) BCP
10 4 (2.53%) Information Security
10 4 (2.53%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.13%) SQL
2 7 (4.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.16%) VBScript
3 5 (3.16%) C
4 4 (2.53%) Java
5 3 (1.90%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.90%) Perl
5 3 (1.90%) JCL
5 3 (1.90%) REXX
6 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.53%) CISSP
2 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.53%) Degree
2 4 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.90%) MCDST
3 3 (1.90%) MCSE
3 3 (1.90%) MCSA
3 3 (1.90%) MCP
4 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.27%) ISEB
4 2 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.63%) CCSA
5 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.46%) SLA
2 5 (3.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 46 (29.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.96%) NLBS
3 8 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.06%) XenApp
4 7 (4.43%) Xen
5 4 (2.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (2.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.90%) vSphere
6 3 (1.90%) Snort
7 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.27%) UAG
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (20.25%) Control-M
2 31 (19.62%) NetBackup
3 22 (13.92%) Tivoli
4 18 (11.39%) Backup Exec
5 14 (8.86%) SCOM
6 12 (7.59%) Nagios
7 11 (6.96%) WSUS
8 10 (6.33%) BMC PATROL
9 8 (5.06%) OpenView
9 8 (5.06%) Tivoli NetView
9 8 (5.06%) Netcool
9 8 (5.06%) Legato
9 8 (5.06%) HP SIM
10 6 (3.80%) SCCM
11 2 (1.27%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
12 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 54 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.99%) Veritas
3 22 (13.92%) HP
4 19 (12.03%) VMware
5 17 (10.76%) Citrix
6 16 (10.13%) SolarWinds
7 14 (8.86%) BMC
8 12 (7.59%) Intel
8 12 (7.59%) Cisco
8 12 (7.59%) IBM
8 12 (7.59%) Altiris
9 11 (6.96%) CheckPoint
9 11 (6.96%) Remedy
10 9 (5.70%) Oracle
11 8 (5.06%) Wall Street Systems
12 5 (3.16%) Cognos
12 5 (3.16%) CA
13 3 (1.90%) F5
13 3 (1.90%) Sourcefire
13 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
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