The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Operations Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Operations Analyst
Rank 626 633 627
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Operations Analyst 4 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.021% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Median daily rate £350 £260 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -40.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £260 £438
% change year-on-year
-13.46% -40.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

IT Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured IT Operations Analyst in the job title.

IT Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Operations Analyst within the UK.

IT Operations Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Operations Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

IT Operations Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Operations Analyst within the UK.

IT Operations Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Operations Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England +17 4 £350 +34.61% 5
London +3 2 £438 +133.33% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £225 -
Leeds - 2 £225 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £225 -

IT Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT 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 featuring IT Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
2 2 (15.38%) Equities
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ

IT Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) QlikView
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Equities
1 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) BPR
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Serena