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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 500 510 505
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 83 55 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 47
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£310 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £304 £308
% change year-on-year
-34.15% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 - £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 - £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £21.50
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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +50 66 £320 -8.57% 6
North West -5 8 £200 -14.89%
South East -18 7 £313 -32.43% 3
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - - 1
Operations Analyst
UK

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 58 (36.48%) Finance
2 53 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 46 (28.93%) Active Directory
4 44 (27.67%) Windows
5 42 (26.42%) UNIX
6 39 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (20.13%) Financial Institution
8 30 (18.87%) Veritas
8 30 (18.87%) Control-M
8 30 (18.87%) NetBackup
8 30 (18.87%) Hedge funds
9 26 (16.35%) Firewall
10 25 (15.72%) SLA
11 24 (15.09%) ITIL
12 23 (14.47%) MS Office
12 23 (14.47%) Tivoli
13 22 (13.84%) HP
13 22 (13.84%) Problem Management
14 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (11.32%) Backup Exec
15 18 (11.32%) VMware
15 18 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (10.69%) Middleware
16 17 (10.69%) MS Exchange
16 17 (10.69%) SQL
16 17 (10.69%) Windows 7
17 16 (10.06%) SolarWinds
17 16 (10.06%) Citrix
17 16 (10.06%) Banking
18 15 (9.43%) Solaris

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (10.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (5.03%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.14%) IIS
4 5 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.89%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (14.47%) MS Office
2 10 (6.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Eagle STAR
2 2 (1.26%) Temenos Globus
3 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.63%) Aligne
3 1 (0.63%) Cordys
3 1 (0.63%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.63%) Endur
3 1 (0.63%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.35%) Firewall
2 14 (8.81%) WAN
3 13 (8.18%) LAN
4 12 (7.55%) MPLS
5 11 (6.92%) DSL
5 11 (6.92%) BIG-IP
6 8 (5.03%) SAN
6 8 (5.03%) DNS
7 7 (4.40%) Network Security
7 7 (4.40%) FTP
8 5 (3.14%) DHCP
8 5 (3.14%) Wireless
9 4 (2.52%) LDAP
10 3 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.89%) HTTP
10 3 (1.89%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.89%) SNMP
10 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.26%) VoIP
11 2 (1.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.89%) DB2
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) WebLOAD
1 1 (0.63%) Introscope
1 1 (0.63%) Toad
General
1 58 (36.48%) Finance
2 32 (20.13%) Financial Institution
3 16 (10.06%) Banking
4 6 (3.77%) Retail
4 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.14%) Law
5 5 (3.14%) Legal
5 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.14%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.52%) Front Office
6 4 (2.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.69%) Middleware
2 4 (2.52%) J2EE
3 3 (1.89%) JDBC
4 1 (0.63%) JRules
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.87%) Hedge funds
2 14 (8.81%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.03%) AS400
3 8 (5.03%) SecurID
3 8 (5.03%) VAX
4 7 (4.40%) Fat Client
4 7 (4.40%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.77%) Derivative
6 5 (3.14%) Reference Data
7 4 (2.52%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.26%) CMDB
9 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.63%) Statistics
9 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.67%) Windows
2 42 (26.42%) UNIX
3 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (10.69%) Windows 7
6 15 (9.43%) Solaris
7 13 (8.18%) Linux
8 8 (5.03%) VMS
9 7 (4.40%) AIX
10 2 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (15.09%) ITIL
3 22 (13.84%) Problem Management
4 14 (8.81%) Service Management
5 12 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (6.29%) Performance Management
7 8 (5.03%) ITSM
7 8 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.03%) Business Analysis
8 7 (4.40%) Data Management
8 7 (4.40%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.77%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.14%) SIEM
10 5 (3.14%) Release Management
10 5 (3.14%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.52%) BCP
11 4 (2.52%) Business Continuity
11 4 (2.52%) Information Security
11 4 (2.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.69%) SQL
2 7 (4.40%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.14%) VBScript
3 5 (3.14%) C
4 4 (2.52%) Java
5 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.89%) Perl
5 3 (1.89%) JCL
5 3 (1.89%) REXX
6 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.52%) MCP
3 4 (2.52%) MCSE
3 4 (2.52%) MCSA
3 4 (2.52%) MCDST
3 4 (2.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.52%) Degree
4 3 (1.89%) CISSP
4 3 (1.89%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) IIBA
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.72%) SLA
2 5 (3.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 46 (28.93%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.92%) NLBS
3 8 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.40%) Xen
4 7 (4.40%) XenApp
5 4 (2.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (2.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.89%) Snort
7 2 (1.26%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.26%) vSphere
8 1 (0.63%) UAG
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 30 (18.87%) Control-M
1 30 (18.87%) NetBackup
2 23 (14.47%) Tivoli
3 18 (11.32%) Backup Exec
4 13 (8.18%) SCOM
5 12 (7.55%) Nagios
6 11 (6.92%) WSUS
7 8 (5.03%) Tivoli NetView
7 8 (5.03%) Netcool
7 8 (5.03%) BMC PATROL
7 8 (5.03%) Legato
7 8 (5.03%) OpenView
7 8 (5.03%) HP SIM
8 5 (3.14%) SCCM
9 2 (1.26%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 53 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.87%) Veritas
3 22 (13.84%) HP
4 18 (11.32%) VMware
5 16 (10.06%) SolarWinds
5 16 (10.06%) Citrix
6 12 (7.55%) Altiris
6 12 (7.55%) Intel
6 12 (7.55%) Cisco
6 12 (7.55%) IBM
6 12 (7.55%) BMC
7 11 (6.92%) CheckPoint
8 10 (6.29%) Oracle
9 9 (5.66%) Remedy
10 8 (5.03%) Wall Street Systems
11 5 (3.14%) Cognos
11 5 (3.14%) CA
12 4 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.89%) Sourcefire
14 2 (1.26%) Avaya
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