The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Operations Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 423 449 498
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +49
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 220 211 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.38% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 155 79
Median daily rate £475 £411 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.50% +12.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £113.27 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.66% +607.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £187.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-90.13% +1071.87%

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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Operations Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Operations Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Operations Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Operations Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +12 172 £475 +11.76% 27
London -51 48 £460 +8.23% 19
Scotland +15 42 £475 +35.71% 1
Edinburgh +17 39 £475 +11.76% 1
West Midlands -7 36 £475 +11.76% 2
North West +28 34 £475 +18.75%
Manchester +23 34 £475 -2.06%
Warwickshire +10 34 £475 +11.76%
Warwick +6 34 £475 +11.76%
South East +2 16 £500 +39.47% 3
City of London +28 14 £460 +26.89% 5
Yorkshire +14 13 £300 -14.28% 2
South West +19 12 £325 -38.09%
Buckinghamshire +19 10 £504 +97.54%
Milton Keynes +22 9 £504 +97.54%
Bristol +2 6 £250 -52.38%
South Yorkshire 0 6 £275 -
East of England +21 5 £446 +70.00% 1
Berkshire +9 4 £500 - 1
North Yorkshire +2 4 - -
Ripon - 4 - -
Rotherham - 4 £275 -
Glasgow +6 3 £225 -15.09%
West Yorkshire +5 3 £375 -13.09% 2
Essex - 3 £475 -
Surrey +6 2 - -
Bedfordshire +3 2 £418 +19.28%
Bracknell -2 2 £500 -
Sheffield -8 2 - -
Basildon - 2 - -

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 183 (54.46%) Finance
2 132 (39.29%) Mainframe
3 121 (36.01%) CA
4 42 (12.50%) ITIL
5 39 (11.61%) Banking
6 36 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (10.12%) Windows
8 31 (9.23%) Business Analysis
8 31 (9.23%) Security Operations
9 28 (8.33%) Unix
10 25 (7.44%) IBM
11 22 (6.55%) JCL
12 20 (5.95%) Linux
13 17 (5.06%) SQL
14 16 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
14 16 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (4.76%) MS Office
14 16 (4.76%) Service Delivery
14 16 (4.76%) Incident Management
15 15 (4.46%) Retail
15 15 (4.46%) Microsoft
16 14 (4.17%) CISSP
16 14 (4.17%) Change Management
16 14 (4.17%) Firewall
16 14 (4.17%) Migration
17 13 (3.87%) Data Analysis
17 13 (3.87%) MS Excel
18 12 (3.57%) Degree
19 11 (3.27%) Information Security
19 11 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management

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 7 (2.08%) CICS
2 6 (1.79%) Apache
3 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.89%) Commerce Server
4 3 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.60%) SAS
5 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.60%) Totara
6 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.30%) FileNet
6 1 (0.30%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (4.76%) MS Office
2 13 (3.87%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.60%) Fredhopper
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.30%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.89%) Office 365
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.60%) Taleo
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.17%) Firewall
2 9 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (2.38%) Internet
4 6 (1.79%) DNS
5 3 (0.89%) FTP
5 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.60%) Network Security
7 1 (0.30%) DHCP
7 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.30%) IntruShield
7 1 (0.30%) MPLS
7 1 (0.30%) NAS
7 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.30%) SAN
7 1 (0.30%) SMS
7 1 (0.30%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.30%) VLAN
7 1 (0.30%) VPN
7 1 (0.30%) WebEx
7 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.68%) DB2
2 4 (1.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.89%) QlikView
4 2 (0.60%) GIS
4 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.30%) Big Data
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.60%) ChangeMan
3 2 (0.60%) Hudson
3 2 (0.60%) JIRA
3 2 (0.60%) Subversion
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 183 (54.46%) Finance
2 39 (11.61%) Banking
3 15 (4.46%) Retail
4 10 (2.98%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.68%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.38%) Marketing
7 7 (2.08%) Legal
8 5 (1.49%) Advertising
8 5 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.89%) Back Office
10 3 (0.89%) Front Office
11 2 (0.60%) Law
11 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.30%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.38%) XML
2 4 (1.19%) HTML
3 3 (0.89%) Ajax
3 3 (0.89%) CSS
3 3 (0.89%) Flash
3 3 (0.89%) JSON
4 2 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.60%) ISPF
4 2 (0.60%) jBPM
4 2 (0.60%) SOAP
4 2 (0.60%) Web Services
4 2 (0.60%) Worklight
5 1 (0.30%) .NET
5 1 (0.30%) Doctrine
5 1 (0.30%) FIXML
5 1 (0.30%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.30%) Kafka
5 1 (0.30%) Middleware
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 132 (39.29%) Mainframe
2 36 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.79%) Fixed Income
5 6 (1.79%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.49%) Equities
7 4 (1.19%) Derivative
7 4 (1.19%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.19%) Tandem
8 3 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.89%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.60%) CMDB
9 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.60%) iSeries
9 2 (0.60%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.12%) Windows
2 28 (8.33%) Unix
3 20 (5.95%) Linux
4 10 (2.98%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.38%) zOS
6 5 (1.49%) AIX
7 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.89%) HPUX
8 3 (0.89%) Solaris
9 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.60%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.30%) MVS
10 1 (0.30%) VMS
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (12.50%) ITIL
2 31 (9.23%) Business Analysis
2 31 (9.23%) Security Operations
3 16 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 16 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 14 (4.17%) Change Management
4 14 (4.17%) Migration
5 13 (3.87%) Data Analysis
6 11 (3.27%) Information Security
6 11 (3.27%) Project Management
6 11 (3.27%) SIEM
6 11 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (2.98%) Operations Management
7 10 (2.98%) Risk Management
7 10 (2.98%) Service Management
7 10 (2.98%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (2.68%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (2.68%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (2.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.55%) JCL
2 17 (5.06%) SQL
3 7 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.49%) REXX
5 4 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.89%) Java
6 3 (0.89%) Perl
6 3 (0.89%) VB
7 2 (0.60%) Ruby
8 1 (0.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (4.17%) CISSP
2 12 (3.57%) Degree
3 11 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.98%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.79%) CISM
5 6 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.49%) CEH
6 5 (1.49%) CISA
6 5 (1.49%) OCA
6 5 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.89%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.89%) EMCSA
7 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.60%) MCP
8 2 (0.60%) SANS
8 2 (0.60%) SSCP
9 1 (0.30%) ACCA
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.27%) QA
2 7 (2.08%) SLA
3 6 (1.79%) AIFMD
3 6 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.79%) UCITS
4 5 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.19%) MiFID
6 2 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.30%) COBIT
7 1 (0.30%) EMIR
7 1 (0.30%) FATCA
7 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.30%) SAS 70
System Software
1 9 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.60%) RACF
5 2 (0.60%) Snort
5 2 (0.60%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.30%) Docker
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.38%) CA Endevor
2 4 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (1.19%) QRadar
2 4 (1.19%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (0.89%) SCOM
4 2 (0.60%) Ansible
4 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.60%) WSUS
5 1 (0.30%) Control-M
5 1 (0.30%) EnCase
5 1 (0.30%) MOM
5 1 (0.30%) Nessus
5 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.30%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 121 (36.01%) CA
2 25 (7.44%) IBM
3 15 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.98%) Oracle
5 8 (2.38%) HP
5 8 (2.38%) Splunk
5 8 (2.38%) VMware
6 6 (1.79%) Citrix
7 5 (1.49%) Qualys
7 5 (1.49%) SAP
7 5 (1.49%) Sun
8 4 (1.19%) ArcSight
8 4 (1.19%) BMC
8 4 (1.19%) EMC
9 3 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.60%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.60%) Saba
10 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.60%) Sourcefire
10 2 (0.60%) SumTotal
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