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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 332 376 362
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 74 45 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 37
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £295
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £22.50
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21789 22449 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.50% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14922 15272 15897
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 467 652
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +10 11 £320 -8.57% 7
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 46 (41.44%) Finance
2 36 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 35 (31.53%) Microsoft
4 34 (30.63%) Active Directory
5 29 (26.13%) UNIX
5 29 (26.13%) Financial Institution
6 27 (24.32%) NetBackup
6 27 (24.32%) Veritas
6 27 (24.32%) Control-M
6 27 (24.32%) Hedge funds
7 24 (21.62%) SLA
8 20 (18.02%) HP
8 20 (18.02%) Windows
9 18 (16.22%) ITIL
10 16 (14.41%) Tivoli
11 15 (13.51%) Backup Exec
11 15 (13.51%) Firewall
12 14 (12.61%) Banking
13 13 (11.71%) Middleware
13 13 (11.71%) SQL
14 12 (10.81%) Nagios
14 12 (10.81%) BMC
14 12 (10.81%) Intel
14 12 (10.81%) Altiris
14 12 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (10.81%) SolarWinds
14 12 (10.81%) SCOM
14 12 (10.81%) Problem Management
15 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (9.91%) VMware

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (9.01%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.80%) IIS
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Eagle STAR
1 2 (1.80%) Markit EDM
1 2 (1.80%) Temenos Globus
1 2 (1.80%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.90%) Endur
2 1 (0.90%) Aligne
2 1 (0.90%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) Firewall
2 8 (7.21%) MPLS
2 8 (7.21%) DSL
2 8 (7.21%) BIG-IP
2 8 (7.21%) LAN
2 8 (7.21%) WAN
3 7 (6.31%) Network Security
4 6 (5.41%) SAN
5 4 (3.60%) LDAP
6 3 (2.70%) DHCP
6 3 (2.70%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.70%) SNMP
6 3 (2.70%) DNS
7 1 (0.90%) FTP
7 1 (0.90%) HTTP
7 1 (0.90%) X.509
7 1 (0.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) DB2
General
1 46 (41.44%) Finance
2 29 (26.13%) Financial Institution
3 14 (12.61%) Banking
4 7 (6.31%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Front Office
5 4 (3.60%) Back Office
5 4 (3.60%) Law
5 4 (3.60%) Legal
6 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.80%) Billing
6 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) Middleware
2 1 (0.90%) JDBC
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.32%) Hedge funds
2 9 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.21%) SecurID
3 8 (7.21%) VAX
3 8 (7.21%) AS400
4 6 (5.41%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.41%) Derivative
4 6 (5.41%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.60%) Reference Data
5 4 (3.60%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.90%) Equities
6 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) Statistics
6 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.13%) UNIX
2 20 (18.02%) Windows
3 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.01%) Solaris
5 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.21%) VMS
7 6 (5.41%) Linux
8 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (16.22%) ITIL
3 12 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (10.81%) Problem Management
4 9 (8.11%) Service Management
5 8 (7.21%) Performance Management
5 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
6 7 (6.31%) Data Management
7 5 (4.50%) Release Management
8 4 (3.60%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.70%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.70%) ITSM
9 3 (2.70%) Change Management
9 3 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.80%) Use Case
10 2 (1.80%) Investment Management
10 2 (1.80%) eTOM
10 2 (1.80%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.80%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (1.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.71%) SQL
2 7 (6.31%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.50%) VBScript
3 5 (4.50%) C
4 2 (1.80%) REXX
4 2 (1.80%) JCL
5 1 (0.90%) Java
5 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.90%) Perl
5 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) CISSP
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.62%) SLA
2 5 (4.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (30.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.21%) NLBS
3 7 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.41%) Xen
5 4 (3.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (3.60%) XenApp
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (24.32%) NetBackup
1 27 (24.32%) Control-M
2 16 (14.41%) Tivoli
3 15 (13.51%) Backup Exec
4 12 (10.81%) Nagios
4 12 (10.81%) SCOM
5 8 (7.21%) HP SIM
5 8 (7.21%) WSUS
5 8 (7.21%) OpenView
5 8 (7.21%) Legato
5 8 (7.21%) Tivoli NetView
5 8 (7.21%) Netcool
5 8 (7.21%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.90%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (31.53%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.32%) Veritas
3 20 (18.02%) HP
4 12 (10.81%) BMC
4 12 (10.81%) Intel
4 12 (10.81%) Altiris
4 12 (10.81%) SolarWinds
5 11 (9.91%) VMware
6 9 (8.11%) IBM
6 9 (8.11%) Citrix
7 8 (7.21%) Wall Street Systems
7 8 (7.21%) Remedy
7 8 (7.21%) Cisco
7 8 (7.21%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.31%) Oracle
9 5 (4.50%) Cognos
10 2 (1.80%) SmartCo
10 2 (1.80%) Calypso
11 1 (0.90%) Sybase
11 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
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