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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 466 479 504
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 192 179 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 137 93
Median daily rate £475 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +100.00%

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +28 154 £475 +11.76% 14
London -28 55 £425 - 6
Scotland +16 35 £475 +13.77%
North West +32 31 £475 +5.55%
Edinburgh +25 31 £475 +11.76%
Manchester +16 29 £475 -2.06%
West Midlands -15 27 £475 +4.39% 2
Warwickshire +7 25 £475 +4.39% 1
Warwick +3 25 £475 +4.39%
South East +13 14 £500 +39.47% 5
Yorkshire +10 10 £275 +129.16% 1
City of London +3 10 £460 +11.51% 3
Berkshire +7 7 £463 - 4
South West +16 6 £325 -31.57%
West Yorkshire +11 6 £300 +150.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £510 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £510 -
East of England +11 4 £418 +19.28%
Leeds +7 4 £300 -41.52% 1
Bristol +3 4 £288 -39.47%
South Yorkshire +1 4 £275 -
Rotherham - 4 £275 -
Glasgow +7 3 £155 -40.38%
Surrey +8 2 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire -4 2 £418 +19.28%
Bracknell -7 2 £500 -
Merseyside - 2 £363 -
Southport - 2 £363 -
Dorset - 2 £338 -
Bournemouth - 2 £338 -

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 174 (53.87%) Finance
2 119 (36.84%) Mainframe
2 119 (36.84%) CA
3 37 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (11.15%) ITIL
4 36 (11.15%) Security Operations
5 35 (10.84%) Windows
6 30 (9.29%) Banking
7 29 (8.98%) Business Analysis
7 29 (8.98%) Unix
8 27 (8.36%) Cybersecurity
9 26 (8.05%) IBM
10 21 (6.50%) Linux
11 19 (5.88%) SQL
12 18 (5.57%) Firewall
13 16 (4.95%) Retail
13 16 (4.95%) Microsoft
14 15 (4.64%) JCL
15 14 (4.33%) Security Cleared
15 14 (4.33%) Data Analysis
16 13 (4.02%) Service Delivery
16 13 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (4.02%) CISSP
16 13 (4.02%) SC Cleared
16 13 (4.02%) SIEM
16 13 (4.02%) Degree
17 12 (3.72%) Project Management
17 12 (3.72%) MS Office
17 12 (3.72%) Management Information System
18 11 (3.41%) Migration

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 8 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.17%) CICS
3 6 (1.86%) Apache
4 5 (1.55%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.24%) Commerce Server
5 4 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.62%) SAS
6 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.62%) Totara
7 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.31%) Confluence
7 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (3.72%) MS Office
2 10 (3.10%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.62%) Fredhopper
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.31%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.31%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.31%) Maximo
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (0.62%) Taleo
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.57%) Firewall
2 7 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (1.86%) Internet
4 5 (1.55%) LAN
4 5 (1.55%) VPN
4 5 (1.55%) WAN
5 4 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.93%) DNS
6 3 (0.93%) VoIP
7 2 (0.62%) FTP
7 2 (0.62%) MPLS
7 2 (0.62%) Network Security
8 1 (0.31%) DHCP
8 1 (0.31%) NAS
8 1 (0.31%) SAN
8 1 (0.31%) SMS
8 1 (0.31%) VLAN
8 1 (0.31%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.79%) DB2
2 5 (1.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.24%) QlikView
4 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.31%) Big Data
5 1 (0.31%) MS Access
5 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.31%) Redis
5 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.62%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.62%) ChangeMan
3 2 (0.62%) Hudson
3 2 (0.62%) JIRA
3 2 (0.62%) Subversion
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 174 (53.87%) Finance
2 30 (9.29%) Banking
3 16 (4.95%) Retail
4 10 (3.10%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.79%) Marketing
6 7 (2.17%) Legal
7 5 (1.55%) Advertising
7 5 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.24%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.93%) Back Office
9 3 (0.93%) Front Office
10 2 (0.62%) Law
10 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.79%) XML
2 7 (2.17%) ELK Stack
3 5 (1.55%) HTML
4 4 (1.24%) Ajax
4 4 (1.24%) CSS
4 4 (1.24%) JSON
5 2 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.62%) ISPF
5 2 (0.62%) jBPM
5 2 (0.62%) SOAP
5 2 (0.62%) Web Services
5 2 (0.62%) Worklight
6 1 (0.31%) .NET
6 1 (0.31%) Doctrine
6 1 (0.31%) FIXML
6 1 (0.31%) Flash
6 1 (0.31%) Kafka
6 1 (0.31%) Middleware
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 119 (36.84%) Mainframe
2 37 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (2.17%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.86%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.24%) Derivative
7 4 (1.24%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.24%) Equities
7 4 (1.24%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.62%) CMDB
9 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.62%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.62%) iSeries
9 2 (0.62%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.62%) Statistics
9 2 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.84%) Windows
2 29 (8.98%) Unix
3 21 (6.50%) Linux
4 10 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.48%) zOS
6 6 (1.86%) AIX
7 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.93%) HPUX
8 3 (0.93%) Solaris
8 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.62%) MVS
9 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (11.15%) ITIL
1 36 (11.15%) Security Operations
2 29 (8.98%) Business Analysis
3 27 (8.36%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (4.33%) Data Analysis
5 13 (4.02%) Service Delivery
5 13 (4.02%) SIEM
5 13 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (3.72%) Project Management
7 11 (3.41%) Migration
7 11 (3.41%) Protective Monitoring
7 11 (3.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (3.10%) Change Management
8 10 (3.10%) GAP Analysis
8 10 (3.10%) Incident Management
8 10 (3.10%) Operations Management
8 10 (3.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (2.79%) Process Improvement
9 9 (2.79%) Risk Management
9 9 (2.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.88%) SQL
2 15 (4.64%) JCL
3 7 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.55%) Perl
5 4 (1.24%) Java
5 4 (1.24%) Python
6 3 (0.93%) REXX
6 3 (0.93%) VB
7 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.62%) PHP
7 2 (0.62%) Ruby
8 1 (0.31%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (4.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.02%) CISSP
2 13 (4.02%) Degree
2 13 (4.02%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.55%) OCA
3 5 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (1.24%) CISA
4 4 (1.24%) CISM
5 3 (0.93%) A+ Certification
5 3 (0.93%) CEH
5 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.93%) EMCSA
5 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.93%) SANS
5 3 (0.93%) SSCP
6 2 (0.62%) MCP
7 1 (0.31%) ACCA
7 1 (0.31%) CIMA
7 1 (0.31%) GIAC
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.48%) QA
2 6 (1.86%) AIFMD
2 6 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.86%) UCITS
3 5 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.55%) SLA
4 4 (1.24%) MiFID
5 2 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) EMIR
6 1 (0.31%) FATCA
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) SAS 70
System Software
1 6 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.62%) RACF
4 2 (0.62%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.31%) Docker
5 1 (0.31%) Snort
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.86%) CA Endevor
2 4 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.93%) QRadar
3 3 (0.93%) SCOM
3 3 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.62%) Ansible
4 2 (0.62%) Kibana
4 2 (0.62%) logstash
4 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.62%) WSUS
5 1 (0.31%) Control-M
5 1 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.31%) MOM
5 1 (0.31%) Nessus
5 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 119 (36.84%) CA
2 26 (8.05%) IBM
3 16 (4.95%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.48%) Oracle
4 8 (2.48%) Splunk
5 7 (2.17%) HP
6 5 (1.55%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.55%) Sun
6 5 (1.55%) VMware
7 4 (1.24%) BMC
7 4 (1.24%) EMC
7 4 (1.24%) LogRhythm
7 4 (1.24%) Qualys
7 4 (1.24%) SAP
8 3 (0.93%) Apple
8 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.62%) Cisco
9 2 (0.62%) Citrix
9 2 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
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