The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Analyst
Rank 555 504 491
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 44 66 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 23
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£335 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £218 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £523 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £283 £273
% change year-on-year
+16.81% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.45 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.41 £13.40 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £16.60 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.45 £15.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +36.36%

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 27 March 2015.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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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
England -25 40 £340 -2.85% 28
London -1 24 £340 -20.00% 8
City of London +19 15 £303 -20.39% 4
South East -37 7 £350 +34.61% 5
Berkshire -10 4 £375 +106.53% 2
West Yorkshire -5 3 - -
West Midlands -5 3 - - 3
Manchester -9 3 £365 -8.75% 2
Yorkshire -14 3 - -
Scotland -14 3 £110 -51.11%
North West -15 3 £365 -8.75% 4
Surrey -1 2 £170 -37.03% 1
Edinburgh -12 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Reading 0 1 £375 - 2
Glasgow -3 1 £110 -
Hampshire -11 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 4
Northamptonshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 4
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - - 4
Northern Ireland - - - -
Hook - - - -

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 32 (34.04%) Windows
2 26 (27.66%) Finance
3 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.21%) Cisco
4 19 (20.21%) ITIL
5 17 (18.09%) WAN
5 17 (18.09%) Active Directory
6 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (15.96%) Banking
7 15 (15.96%) Firewall
7 15 (15.96%) LAN
8 14 (14.89%) MS Exchange
8 14 (14.89%) VMware
9 12 (12.77%) Citrix
9 12 (12.77%) SAN
9 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (12.77%) MPLS
10 11 (11.70%) CheckPoint
10 11 (11.70%) Service Management
10 11 (11.70%) MS Office
11 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
12 9 (9.57%) Blackberry
12 9 (9.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (9.57%) UNIX
12 9 (9.57%) SQL
12 9 (9.57%) DNS
12 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (9.57%) Problem Management
12 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.19%) IIS
5 2 (2.13%) Apache
5 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.13%) CICS
5 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.06%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.06%) Node.js
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.06%) JBoss
6 1 (1.06%) CMS
6 1 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Office
2 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 1 (1.06%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.06%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.09%) WAN
2 15 (15.96%) LAN
2 15 (15.96%) Firewall
3 12 (12.77%) MPLS
3 12 (12.77%) SAN
4 9 (9.57%) DNS
5 8 (8.51%) WLAN
6 7 (7.45%) DHCP
7 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.38%) DSL
7 6 (6.38%) BIG-IP
7 6 (6.38%) VLAN
8 4 (4.26%) Network Security
8 4 (4.26%) VoIP
9 3 (3.19%) VPN
9 3 (3.19%) SNMP
9 3 (3.19%) NAS
9 3 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.13%) FWSM
10 2 (2.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) DB2
1 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (27.66%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Law
3 6 (6.38%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.38%) Front Office
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Web Services
2 2 (2.13%) XML
2 2 (2.13%) ODBC
2 2 (2.13%) COM
2 2 (2.13%) LAMP
3 1 (1.06%) Ajax
3 1 (1.06%) JSON
3 1 (1.06%) RESTful
3 1 (1.06%) Memcached
3 1 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) EJB
3 1 (1.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.06%) SOAP
3 1 (1.06%) JMS
3 1 (1.06%) JavaBeans
3 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.45%) SWIFT
4 6 (6.38%) Fat Client
4 6 (6.38%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.26%) Clustering
6 2 (2.13%) IVR
6 2 (2.13%) e-Health
6 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.13%) Statistics
6 2 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.06%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Online Games
7 1 (1.06%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.06%) DTCC
7 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.04%) Windows
2 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
4 9 (9.57%) UNIX
5 8 (8.51%) Linux
6 3 (3.19%) Solaris
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.06%) zOS
8 1 (1.06%) AIX
8 1 (1.06%) CentOS
8 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) ITIL
2 11 (11.70%) Service Management
3 9 (9.57%) Problem Management
4 8 (8.51%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.45%) Change Management
5 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.45%) Migration
5 7 (7.45%) Performance Management
6 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (6.38%) Business Continuity
7 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.32%) ITSM
7 5 (5.32%) BCP
7 5 (5.32%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (4.26%) Cash Management
8 4 (4.26%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.26%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.19%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.57%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.19%) Java
5 2 (2.13%) PHP
5 2 (2.13%) VBA
5 2 (2.13%) Python
5 2 (2.13%) Ruby
5 2 (2.13%) Korn
5 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.13%) C-shell
6 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.26%) CCNA
3 3 (3.19%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) CCIE
4 2 (2.13%) CCNP
5 1 (1.06%) ISEB
5 1 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.06%) RHCE
5 1 (1.06%) GIAC
5 1 (1.06%) GCIA
5 1 (1.06%) GCIH
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.06%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.06%) EMIR
System Software
1 17 (18.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.38%) XenApp
3 6 (6.38%) NLBS
4 5 (5.32%) Xen
5 4 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.19%) VMware Server
6 3 (3.19%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.13%) Snort
7 2 (2.13%) Firmware
8 1 (1.06%) RACF
8 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) WSUS
2 5 (5.32%) Control-M
3 4 (4.26%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.26%) SCCM
4 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.13%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.06%) Opsview
6 1 (1.06%) Graphite
6 1 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.06%) Cacti
6 1 (1.06%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.06%) Puppet
6 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.06%) Netcool
6 1 (1.06%) OpenView
6 1 (1.06%) Legato
6 1 (1.06%) Nmap
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.21%) Cisco
3 14 (14.89%) VMware
4 12 (12.77%) Citrix
5 11 (11.70%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.45%) HP
7 5 (5.32%) Riverbed
8 4 (4.26%) Dell
8 4 (4.26%) Remedy
9 3 (3.19%) McAfee
9 3 (3.19%) F5
9 3 (3.19%) IBM
9 3 (3.19%) Oracle
9 3 (3.19%) CA
9 3 (3.19%) NetApp
10 2 (2.13%) Veritas
10 2 (2.13%) Avaya
10 2 (2.13%) Juniper
10 2 (2.13%) EMC
10 2 (2.13%) Sun
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