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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 506 484 452
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 111 142 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 105 75
Median daily rate £430 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 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
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -34 36 £493 +40.71% 13
North West -5 18 £475 +35.71%
South East +7 17 £388 +51.96% 5
South West +10 12 £325 -23.52% 1
West Midlands -25 11 £475 +35.71% 2
East of England +20 9 £409 +22.01% 2
Yorkshire -3 8 £290 -10.76% 1
Operations Analyst
UK

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 105 (45.45%) Finance
2 40 (17.32%) Security Operations
3 36 (15.58%) Mainframe
3 36 (15.58%) ITIL
4 34 (14.72%) Windows
5 28 (12.12%) Incident Management
6 26 (11.26%) Banking
7 25 (10.82%) CA
8 24 (10.39%) Business Analysis
9 23 (9.96%) CISSP
9 23 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
11 20 (8.66%) SIEM
11 20 (8.66%) Unix
12 18 (7.79%) Migration
12 18 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.36%) Information Security
13 17 (7.36%) Microsoft
14 16 (6.93%) Problem Management
14 16 (6.93%) CISM
15 15 (6.49%) Degree
16 14 (6.06%) Windows Server
16 14 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
16 14 (6.06%) Service Management
16 14 (6.06%) Change Management
16 14 (6.06%) Project Management
17 13 (5.63%) IBM
17 13 (5.63%) MS Excel
17 13 (5.63%) Data Analysis
17 13 (5.63%) Firewall

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 6 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.16%) IIS
3 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.87%) Totara
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.43%) CICS
5 1 (0.43%) FileNet
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.46%) MS Office
4 6 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.87%) MS Project
5 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (0.87%) Taleo
2 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.63%) Firewall
2 9 (3.90%) Internet
3 7 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (2.60%) DNS
5 4 (1.73%) FTP
5 4 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.73%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.30%) Network Security
6 3 (1.30%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.87%) LAN
7 2 (0.87%) LDAP
7 2 (0.87%) SAN
7 2 (0.87%) VPN
7 2 (0.87%) WAN
8 1 (0.43%) DHCP
8 1 (0.43%) HTTP
8 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.43%) Intranet
8 1 (0.43%) NAS
8 1 (0.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.16%) QlikView
3 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.87%) GIS
4 2 (0.87%) KDB
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) DB2
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.87%) ChangeMan
2 1 (0.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.43%) Subversion
2 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.43%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 105 (45.45%) Finance
2 26 (11.26%) Banking
3 10 (4.33%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.46%) Advertising
4 8 (3.46%) Retail
5 5 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.73%) Back Office
6 4 (1.73%) Front Office
6 4 (1.73%) Legal
7 3 (1.30%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.87%) International Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Marketing
8 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.87%) .NET
1 2 (0.87%) ISPF
1 2 (0.87%) Middleware
1 2 (0.87%) XML
2 1 (0.43%) FIXML
2 1 (0.43%) Flash
2 1 (0.43%) HTML
2 1 (0.43%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (0.43%) Web Services
2 1 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.58%) Mainframe
2 23 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.73%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.73%) EMC VNX
6 4 (1.73%) Equities
6 4 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.73%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.30%) Fintech
7 3 (1.30%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.30%) iSeries
7 3 (1.30%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.30%) Tandem
8 2 (0.87%) AS400
8 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.87%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.72%) Windows
2 20 (8.66%) Unix
3 14 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.19%) Linux
5 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.73%) zOS
8 3 (1.30%) Solaris
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.87%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.43%) HPUX
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.32%) Security Operations
2 36 (15.58%) ITIL
3 28 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 24 (10.39%) Business Analysis
5 20 (8.66%) SIEM
6 18 (7.79%) Migration
6 18 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (7.36%) Information Security
8 16 (6.93%) Problem Management
9 14 (6.06%) Change Management
9 14 (6.06%) Project Management
9 14 (6.06%) Service Management
9 14 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (5.63%) Data Analysis
10 13 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.90%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (3.90%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (3.90%) People Management
11 9 (3.90%) Risk Management
11 9 (3.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.19%) SQL
2 8 (3.46%) JCL
3 5 (2.16%) VB
4 4 (1.73%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.73%) REXX
4 4 (1.73%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.30%) Perl
6 2 (0.87%) Python
7 1 (0.43%) Java
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (9.96%) CISSP
2 16 (6.93%) CISM
3 15 (6.49%) Degree
4 7 (3.03%) CEH
5 5 (2.16%) CISA
5 5 (2.16%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.73%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.30%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.30%) EMCSA
7 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.30%) SANS
8 2 (0.87%) ISEB
8 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.87%) MCP
8 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.87%) SSCP
9 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.03%) SLA
2 6 (2.60%) AIFMD
2 6 (2.60%) UCITS
3 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.16%) QA
4 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.43%) EMIR
5 1 (0.43%) MiFID
5 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) SAS 70
System Software
1 10 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.73%) Snort
5 4 (1.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.87%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.60%) QRadar
1 6 (2.60%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.16%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.16%) SCCM
3 4 (1.73%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.73%) Control-M
3 4 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.73%) SCOM
4 3 (1.30%) CA Endevor
4 3 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.87%) Nessus
5 2 (0.87%) WSUS
6 1 (0.43%) EnCase
6 1 (0.43%) MOM
6 1 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (10.82%) CA
2 17 (7.36%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.63%) IBM
3 13 (5.63%) Splunk
4 10 (4.33%) VMware
5 7 (3.03%) ArcSight
5 7 (3.03%) HP
5 7 (3.03%) Oracle
6 5 (2.16%) Qualys
6 5 (2.16%) SolarWinds
6 5 (2.16%) Sourcefire
6 5 (2.16%) Sun
7 4 (1.73%) Cisco
7 4 (1.73%) Citrix
7 4 (1.73%) EMC
7 4 (1.73%) Intel Security
7 4 (1.73%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.73%) Symantec
7 4 (1.73%) Veritas
8 3 (1.30%) Blue Coat
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