The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 394 382 379
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 32 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £650 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £363 £293
% change year-on-year
-27.58% +23.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £11.49
Operations Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22765 23591 22534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 93.10% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16128 16266 15004
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 406 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £43.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
City of London +14 9 £359 +57.61% 1
Greenford - 3 - -
Bromley - 1 £110 -
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 52 (47.71%) Finance
2 43 (39.45%) Active Directory
3 41 (37.61%) Microsoft
4 36 (33.03%) UNIX
5 35 (32.11%) Windows
6 32 (29.36%) Financial Institution
6 32 (29.36%) Control-M
7 31 (28.44%) NetBackup
8 30 (27.52%) Veritas
8 30 (27.52%) Hedge funds
9 28 (25.69%) ITIL
10 27 (24.77%) SLA
10 27 (24.77%) Problem Management
11 26 (23.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (19.27%) Firewall
13 20 (18.35%) HP
14 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (16.51%) Tivoli
15 18 (16.51%) MS Office
15 18 (16.51%) Backup Exec
16 16 (14.68%) VMware
16 16 (14.68%) Blackberry
16 16 (14.68%) MS Exchange
16 16 (14.68%) WAN
17 15 (13.76%) Citrix
17 15 (13.76%) Middleware
17 15 (13.76%) Windows 7
18 14 (12.84%) SCOM
18 14 (12.84%) MPLS
18 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (14.68%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (5.50%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.59%) IIS
5 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.75%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.92%) CMS
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (16.51%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Eagle STAR
2 2 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.92%) Aligne
3 1 (0.92%) Endur
3 1 (0.92%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.27%) Firewall
2 16 (14.68%) WAN
3 14 (12.84%) SAN
3 14 (12.84%) MPLS
4 13 (11.93%) DSL
4 13 (11.93%) BIG-IP
4 13 (11.93%) LAN
5 7 (6.42%) Network Security
6 5 (4.59%) LDAP
7 4 (3.67%) DNS
7 4 (3.67%) Kerberos
7 4 (3.67%) SNMP
7 4 (3.67%) DHCP
8 3 (2.75%) FTP
8 3 (2.75%) HTTP
9 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.83%) NAS
9 2 (1.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (1.83%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.75%) DB2
3 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) OLAP
General
1 52 (47.71%) Finance
2 32 (29.36%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.50%) Banking
4 5 (4.59%) Retail
4 5 (4.59%) Law
5 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
6 2 (1.83%) Billing
6 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.92%) Back Office
7 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) Middleware
2 3 (2.75%) J2EE
2 3 (2.75%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.52%) Hedge funds
2 16 (14.68%) Blackberry
3 10 (9.17%) Thin Client
3 10 (9.17%) Fat Client
4 8 (7.34%) SecurID
4 8 (7.34%) VAX
4 8 (7.34%) AS400
5 5 (4.59%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.75%) Derivative
7 2 (1.83%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.92%) Statistics
8 1 (0.92%) DTCC
8 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.92%) Swaptions
8 1 (0.92%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.03%) UNIX
2 35 (32.11%) Windows
3 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (13.76%) Windows 7
5 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (11.93%) Solaris
7 10 (9.17%) VMS
8 7 (6.42%) Linux
9 3 (2.75%) AIX
10 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.69%) ITIL
2 27 (24.77%) Problem Management
3 26 (23.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (12.84%) Service Management
5 13 (11.93%) Performance Management
6 12 (11.01%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (7.34%) ITSM
7 8 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.42%) Business Continuity
8 7 (6.42%) BCP
8 7 (6.42%) Business Continuity Planning
9 6 (5.50%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.59%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.59%) Change Management
11 4 (3.67%) People Management
12 3 (2.75%) Technical Analysis
12 3 (2.75%) WAN Optimisation
12 3 (2.75%) Workflow
12 3 (2.75%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.75%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.93%) SQL
2 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.75%) C
3 3 (2.75%) Java
3 3 (2.75%) Perl
3 3 (2.75%) VBScript
4 1 (0.92%) REXX
4 1 (0.92%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.83%) CISSP
1 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) CCNA
2 1 (0.92%) ISEB
2 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.92%) CCSA
2 1 (0.92%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (24.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.92%) EMIR
System Software
1 43 (39.45%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.93%) NLBS
3 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.17%) XenApp
5 9 (8.26%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.26%) Xen
6 7 (6.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.83%) vSphere
7 2 (1.83%) UAG
8 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.92%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 32 (29.36%) Control-M
2 31 (28.44%) NetBackup
3 18 (16.51%) Backup Exec
3 18 (16.51%) Tivoli
4 14 (12.84%) SCOM
5 13 (11.93%) WSUS
6 12 (11.01%) Nagios
7 10 (9.17%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (7.34%) HP SIM
8 8 (7.34%) Tivoli NetView
8 8 (7.34%) Netcool
8 8 (7.34%) OpenView
8 8 (7.34%) Legato
9 3 (2.75%) SCCM
10 1 (0.92%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 41 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 30 (27.52%) Veritas
3 20 (18.35%) HP
4 16 (14.68%) VMware
5 15 (13.76%) Citrix
6 14 (12.84%) BMC
6 14 (12.84%) CheckPoint
6 14 (12.84%) Cisco
7 13 (11.93%) SolarWinds
8 12 (11.01%) Altiris
8 12 (11.01%) Intel
9 11 (10.09%) IBM
10 10 (9.17%) Remedy
11 8 (7.34%) Wall Street Systems
12 6 (5.50%) Oracle
13 3 (2.75%) Cognos
13 3 (2.75%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.83%) F5
14 2 (1.83%) Juniper
15 1 (0.92%) CA
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