The first table below looks at the demand for the Operations Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £215 £278
% change year-on-year
+51.16% -22.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £33.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-51.51% +175.00%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
405 211 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.75% 95.05% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 106 155
Average daily rate £375 £301 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.48% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.40 £14.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +23.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £30.00 £29.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Operations Analyst
North West

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Analyst in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Analyst across the Lancashire region.

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Operations Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
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Operations Analyst
North West

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) JCL
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) REXX
2 2 (50.00%) MVS
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) CA Endevor
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) SELCOPY
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) CICS
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) CICS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MVS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JCL
2 2 (50.00%) REXX
3 1 (25.00%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CA