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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operational Support Analyst
Rank 574 556 542
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Operational Support Analyst 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£195 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 - -
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
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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
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 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) FATCA
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

Operational Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
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