The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Operations Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 251 250 237
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 17 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Median daily rate £400 £255 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -32.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £539 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £187.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-90.13% +1239.28%
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
8390 9036 8445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.35% 94.68% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4991 5248 4541
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 427 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Operations Analyst in the job title.

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 23 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +19 12 £449 +75.98% 1
Berkshire -1 3 £394 -
Surrey - 3 £430 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 1 £325 +71.05%
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Operations Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) CISSP
2 9 (31.03%) Security Operations
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) Firewall
4 7 (24.14%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.79%) Qualys
7 4 (13.79%) Investment Management
7 4 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) Unix
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) Splunk
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.90%) SANS
9 2 (6.90%) Service Design
9 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
9 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
9 2 (6.90%) Time Sharing Option

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.90%) FTP
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) ChangeMan
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) AS400
4 2 (6.90%) Equities
4 2 (6.90%) HACMP
4 2 (6.90%) iSeries
4 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
5 1 (3.45%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) HPUX
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Security Operations
2 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (13.79%) Investment Management
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Brand Management
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security
6 2 (6.90%) ITSM
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) JCL
1 2 (6.90%) REXX
1 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) CISSP
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) SANS
4 2 (6.90%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Qualys
2 3 (10.34%) Splunk
3 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) xMatters