The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 265 250 228
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 13 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 10
Average daily rate £408 £363 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% +31.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £174 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+72.00% -26.47%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9195 9387 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5136 4818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 453 481
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Operations Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Operations Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Operations Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +4 3 £400 +6.66% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £400 +95.12%
Middlesex -2 2 £308 -27.64%
Surrey -13 2 £463 +172.05%
Hampshire -3 1 £375 -6.25%
West Sussex - 1 £435 - 1
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (19.23%) Change Control
6 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (15.38%) Puppet
6 4 (15.38%) Rackspace
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) ELK Stack
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (15.38%) CommVault
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) MCSE
6 4 (15.38%) MCSA
6 4 (15.38%) VB
6 4 (15.38%) IIS
6 4 (15.38%) Web Services
6 4 (15.38%) MCP
6 4 (15.38%) Nagios
6 4 (15.38%) Symantec
6 4 (15.38%) Intel Security
6 4 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
6 4 (15.38%) PowerShell

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) FTP
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) ChangeMan
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) ELK Stack
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) iSeries
3 2 (7.69%) AS400
3 2 (7.69%) Equities
3 2 (7.69%) HACMP
3 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.85%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.85%) SCORM
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Unix
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Change Control
2 4 (15.38%) DevOps
2 4 (15.38%) Open Source
2 4 (15.38%) Web Development
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
3 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Document Management
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) ISMS
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 4 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (7.69%) JCL
2 2 (7.69%) REXX
2 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCP
1 4 (15.38%) MCSA
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CISSP
3 2 (7.69%) SANS
3 2 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Cacti
1 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (15.38%) Nagios
1 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
1 4 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
1 4 (15.38%) WSUS
2 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) CommVault
2 4 (15.38%) Intel Security
2 4 (15.38%) Rackspace
2 4 (15.38%) Symantec
3 3 (11.54%) Qualys
3 3 (11.54%) Splunk
4 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) VMware