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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Analyst
Rank 532 507 470
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -37
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 40 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 21
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£340 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £283 £273
% change year-on-year
+16.81% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.45 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.41 £13.40 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £16.60 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.45 £15.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +36.36%
Operations Analyst
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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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average 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 £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -1 24 £340 -20.00% 8
South East -37 7 £350 +34.61% 5
West Midlands -5 3 - - 3
Yorkshire -14 3 - -
North West -15 3 £365 -8.75% 3
East of England - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 4
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Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 30 (34.88%) Windows
2 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.58%) Finance
3 18 (20.93%) Cisco
4 17 (19.77%) Active Directory
4 17 (19.77%) WAN
4 17 (19.77%) ITIL
5 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (17.44%) LAN
6 15 (17.44%) Firewall
7 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
7 14 (16.28%) VMware
7 14 (16.28%) Banking
8 12 (13.95%) Citrix
8 12 (13.95%) SAN
8 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (13.95%) MPLS
9 11 (12.79%) CheckPoint
10 10 (11.63%) Service Management
11 9 (10.47%) Blackberry
11 9 (10.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
11 9 (10.47%) SQL
11 9 (10.47%) MS Office
11 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
11 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (10.47%) Problem Management
11 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (9.30%) Windows 7
12 8 (9.30%) Incident Management

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.33%) CICS
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.33%) IIS
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.16%) Apache
6 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.16%) CMS
6 1 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Node.js
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.16%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Office
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 1 (1.16%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.16%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) WAN
2 15 (17.44%) LAN
2 15 (17.44%) Firewall
3 12 (13.95%) MPLS
3 12 (13.95%) SAN
4 8 (9.30%) DNS
4 8 (9.30%) WLAN
5 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.98%) DHCP
5 6 (6.98%) DSL
5 6 (6.98%) BIG-IP
5 6 (6.98%) VLAN
6 4 (4.65%) Network Security
7 3 (3.49%) NAS
7 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.49%) VoIP
7 3 (3.49%) VPN
7 3 (3.49%) SNMP
8 2 (2.33%) DMZ
8 2 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) DB2
1 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (25.58%) Finance
2 14 (16.28%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Law
3 6 (6.98%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.98%) Front Office
4 3 (3.49%) Legal
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) COM
1 2 (2.33%) Web Services
1 2 (2.33%) XML
1 2 (2.33%) ODBC
1 2 (2.33%) LAMP
2 1 (1.16%) Ajax
2 1 (1.16%) JSON
2 1 (1.16%) RESTful
2 1 (1.16%) Memcached
2 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
2 1 (1.16%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) JMS
2 1 (1.16%) JavaBeans
2 1 (1.16%) Middleware
2 1 (1.16%) EJB
2 1 (1.16%) CSS
2 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Blackberry
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) SWIFT
3 6 (6.98%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.98%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.65%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.49%) Clustering
6 2 (2.33%) IVR
6 2 (2.33%) e-Health
6 2 (2.33%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.16%) Replication
7 1 (1.16%) Online Games
7 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.16%) Derivative
7 1 (1.16%) Statistics
7 1 (1.16%) DTCC
7 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.88%) Windows
2 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.30%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.30%) UNIX
5 7 (8.14%) Linux
6 3 (3.49%) Solaris
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.16%) zOS
8 1 (1.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) ITIL
2 10 (11.63%) Service Management
3 9 (10.47%) Problem Management
4 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.98%) Change Management
6 6 (6.98%) Migration
6 6 (6.98%) Business Continuity
6 6 (6.98%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.81%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.81%) ITSM
7 5 (5.81%) BCP
8 4 (4.65%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.65%) Cash Management
9 3 (3.49%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (3.49%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.49%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) SQL
2 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.33%) PHP
4 2 (2.33%) VBA
4 2 (2.33%) Python
4 2 (2.33%) Ruby
4 2 (2.33%) Korn
4 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.33%) C-shell
4 2 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.49%) CCNA
3 2 (2.33%) CCIE
3 2 (2.33%) CCNP
3 2 (2.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) MCSE
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) ISEB
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) GIAC
4 1 (1.16%) GCIA
4 1 (1.16%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.16%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.16%) EMIR
System Software
1 17 (19.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.98%) XenApp
3 6 (6.98%) NLBS
4 5 (5.81%) Xen
5 4 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.49%) VMware Server
6 3 (3.49%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.33%) Snort
7 2 (2.33%) Firmware
8 1 (1.16%) RACF
8 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) WSUS
2 5 (5.81%) Control-M
3 4 (4.65%) SCCM
4 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.16%) Opsview
6 1 (1.16%) Graphite
6 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.16%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.16%) Puppet
6 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.16%) Netcool
6 1 (1.16%) OpenView
6 1 (1.16%) Legato
6 1 (1.16%) Nmap
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.93%) Cisco
3 14 (16.28%) VMware
4 12 (13.95%) Citrix
5 11 (12.79%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.14%) HP
7 5 (5.81%) Riverbed
8 4 (4.65%) Remedy
8 4 (4.65%) Dell
9 3 (3.49%) IBM
9 3 (3.49%) Oracle
9 3 (3.49%) CA
9 3 (3.49%) NetApp
9 3 (3.49%) McAfee
9 3 (3.49%) F5
10 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.33%) Calypso
10 2 (2.33%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.33%) Veritas
10 2 (2.33%) Avaya
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