The first table below looks at the demand for the Operations Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 18 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 381 352 403
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +51
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 31 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 8
Average daily rate £425 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £545 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £200 £278
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -27.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £33.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-51.51% +175.00%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Operations Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Analyst across the London region.

Operations Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Operations Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 18 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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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Vacancies
City of London -9 10 £380 -30.90% 6
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 22 (31.88%) Banking
2 19 (27.54%) Investment Banking
3 16 (23.19%) Windows
3 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
4 14 (20.29%) Finance
5 11 (15.94%) Derivative
6 10 (14.49%) Business Analysis
6 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
6 10 (14.49%) ITIL
6 10 (14.49%) Problem Management
6 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (13.04%) Back Office
7 9 (13.04%) Change Management
8 8 (11.59%) VMware
8 8 (11.59%) Citrix
8 8 (11.59%) SQL
8 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
8 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (10.14%) Fat Client
9 7 (10.14%) Thin Client
9 7 (10.14%) Blackberry
9 7 (10.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (10.14%) Front Office
10 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.70%) BCP
10 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity
10 6 (8.70%) Fidessa
10 6 (8.70%) Oracle
10 6 (8.70%) UNIX

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) CICS
4 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Temenos Globus
1 2 (2.90%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.45%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) SAN
2 4 (5.80%) Firewall
3 3 (4.35%) Network Security
4 2 (2.90%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.90%) WAN
4 2 (2.90%) DSL
4 2 (2.90%) MPLS
5 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) FTP
5 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.90%) MS Access
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) QlikView
4 1 (1.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (31.88%) Banking
2 19 (27.54%) Investment Banking
3 14 (20.29%) Finance
4 9 (13.04%) Back Office
5 7 (10.14%) Front Office
6 4 (5.80%) Legal
7 2 (2.90%) Marketing
7 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.90%) French Language
8 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.45%) Publishing
8 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Middleware
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Derivative
2 7 (10.14%) Fat Client
2 7 (10.14%) Thin Client
2 7 (10.14%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.90%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.45%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.70%) UNIX
5 4 (5.80%) Linux
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.90%) OpenVMS
7 2 (2.90%) Solaris
8 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) Business Analysis
1 10 (14.49%) ITIL
1 10 (14.49%) Problem Management
1 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (13.04%) Change Management
3 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.70%) BCP
3 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 5 (7.25%) Asset Management
4 5 (7.25%) Data Management
5 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.35%) Service Management
6 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.90%) ITSM
7 2 (2.90%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.90%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.45%) REXX
3 1 (1.45%) JCL
3 1 (1.45%) VBScript
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) CCA
1 4 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) GPEN
3 1 (1.45%) IIBA
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) CISSP
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) GIAC
3 1 (1.45%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) EMIR
1 4 (5.80%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (4.35%) Basel III
2 3 (4.35%) MiFID
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) Xen
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.70%) XenApp
3 5 (7.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) NLBS
4 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) WSUS
2 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) SCOM
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) VMware
2 8 (11.59%) Citrix
3 6 (8.70%) Fidessa
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.90%) PolarLake
5 2 (2.90%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.90%) Calypso
5 2 (2.90%) Murex
5 2 (2.90%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.45%) Gemalto
6 1 (1.45%) Pega
6 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.45%) BMC
6 1 (1.45%) Apple
6 1 (1.45%) Remedy
6 1 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) Cognos
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