The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 South East 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 243 215 219
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 6 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
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£425 £463 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +54.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £295
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £22.50
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8443 7880 9019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.77% 92.77% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4593 4073 4128
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 547 637
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £37.50 £42.50
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 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
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 28 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
Surrey - 3 - - 1
Hampshire -15 2 £425 -10.52%
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
5 3 (14.29%) Snort
5 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) MCDST
5 3 (14.29%) SIEM
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) VoIP
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) MCP
5 3 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) MCSE
5 3 (14.29%) MCSA
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Maximo
2 1 (4.76%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (9.52%) MPLS
4 2 (9.52%) FTP
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Intranet
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.76%) DSL
5 1 (4.76%) Telnet
5 1 (4.76%) Extranet
5 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
1 1 (4.76%) Introscope
1 1 (4.76%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) ODBC
1 1 (4.76%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) e-Health
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Solaris
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) SIEM
2 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
2 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Security Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Process Management
3 1 (4.76%) B2B
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCP
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) MCSA
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) MCDST
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Snort
3 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (4.76%) Xen
4 1 (4.76%) NLBS
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Avaya
3 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) CommVault
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) Compuware