The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Operational Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operational Support Analyst
Rank 636 629 614
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Operational Support Analyst 10 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.030% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 6
Median daily rate £239 £310 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.82% -9.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £170 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £348 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £239 £240 £333
% change year-on-year
-0.31% -27.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - -

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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Operational Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Operational Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operational Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Operational Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Operational Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operational Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Operational Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Operational Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Operational Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Operational Support Analyst
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operational Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +6 10 £239 -22.19% 3
South East 0 3 £413 +142.64% 1
East of England - 3 £153 - 1
Norfolk - 3 £153 - 1
Manchester - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £413 -
Surrey -7 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Operational Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Operational Support 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 Operational Support Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) WSUS
5 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) MCP
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) Solaris
6 3 (14.29%) Perl
6 3 (14.29%) IIS
6 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 3 (14.29%) EMC
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 3 (14.29%) Market Making
6 3 (14.29%) EMCSA
6 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 3 (14.29%) Ultra-Low Latency

Operational Support 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) KDB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) ELK Stack
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 3 (14.29%) Fintech
2 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (9.52%) CMDB
3 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (9.52%) Equities
4 1 (4.76%) Life Science
4 1 (4.76%) Statistics
4 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Unix
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (14.29%) Data Management
3 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 3 (14.29%) Market Making
3 3 (14.29%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Perl
1 3 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCP
2 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 3 (14.29%) EMCSA
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) WSUS
2 3 (14.29%) Cacti
2 3 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
3 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) EMC
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Splunk
4 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) CommVault
4 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
4 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
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