The table below looks at the statistics for the Operational Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operational Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operational Support Analyst
Rank 602 585 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring an Operational Support Analyst 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Operational Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operational Support Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 September 2014.

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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operational Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Glasgow - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Operational Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Operational Support 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 Operational Support Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Front Office
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
5 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) ISPF
6 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Business Development
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
6 1 (7.69%) Syncsort
6 1 (7.69%) FATCA

Operational Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Operational Support 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 Operational Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 1 (7.69%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Front Office
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) ISPF
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) FATCA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Syncsort
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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