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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Analyst
UK
Rank 509 528 519
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 91 90 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 63 60
Median daily rate £379 £413 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.24% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +65.21%

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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 88 £382 -7.39% 27
South East +34 26 £463 +40.15% 6
London -8 18 £500 +3.09% 6
North East -1 17 £335 +19.64%
North West +25 16 £335 +3.07% 3
Tyne and Wear -7 16 £335 +19.64%
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 15 £335 +19.64%
Buckinghamshire +13 10 £475 -
Milton Keynes +13 9 £475 -
Surrey +22 8 £450 +36.36% 2
Cheshire +25 7 £450 +46.93%
Redhill - 7 £450 -
Blackpool - 6 £335 -
Lancashire - 6 £335 -
Berkshire +11 5 £500 +92.30% 1
East of England 0 5 £340 -17.57% 2
West Midlands -1 5 - - 7
Telford - 5 - -
Shropshire - 5 - -
Hertfordshire +2 3 £275 - 1
Bracknell +1 3 £500 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £275 -
Scotland +20 2 £575 +41.97% 2
West Yorkshire +17 2 - - 1
Manchester +13 2 £325 -23.97% 3
Yorkshire +9 2 - - 1
Norfolk +8 2 £348 -
West Sussex +5 2 - -
Chester - 2 - -
Peel - 2 £335 -

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 105 (43.93%) Finance
2 60 (25.10%) CA
3 54 (22.59%) Mainframe
4 49 (20.50%) Windows
5 44 (18.41%) Unix
6 41 (17.15%) Linux
6 41 (17.15%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (15.90%) ITIL
8 29 (12.13%) Banking
8 29 (12.13%) Microsoft
9 28 (11.72%) MS Excel
10 26 (10.88%) Security Operations
11 25 (10.46%) AIX
11 25 (10.46%) WebSphere
12 24 (10.04%) IBM
13 23 (9.62%) Change Management
13 23 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (8.79%) Service Management
14 21 (8.79%) SQL
14 21 (8.79%) DevOps
15 20 (8.37%) Windows XP
15 20 (8.37%) MS PowerPoint
16 19 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (7.95%) Windows 2000
16 19 (7.95%) Firewall
16 19 (7.95%) SaaS
16 19 (7.95%) Open Source
17 18 (7.53%) Cybersecurity
18 17 (7.11%) IaaS
18 17 (7.11%) PaaS

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 25 (10.46%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.77%) Apache
4 6 (2.51%) Commerce Server
4 6 (2.51%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.67%) CICS
5 4 (1.67%) Confluence
5 4 (1.67%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.84%) IIS
7 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (6.28%) MS Office
4 5 (2.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) HFM
2 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.42%) Maximo
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.95%) SaaS
2 17 (7.11%) IaaS
2 17 (7.11%) PaaS
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) GitHub
4 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.95%) Firewall
2 16 (6.69%) WAN
3 13 (5.44%) VoIP
4 10 (4.18%) LAN
5 9 (3.77%) DNS
5 9 (3.77%) Ethernet
6 8 (3.35%) MPLS
7 6 (2.51%) ADSL
7 6 (2.51%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.09%) VPN
9 3 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.26%) Wireless
10 1 (0.42%) Internet
10 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.42%) LDAP
10 1 (0.42%) Network Security
10 1 (0.42%) TACACS
10 1 (0.42%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.18%) DB2
2 9 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.26%) QlikView
4 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.84%) MySQL
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.42%) MS Access
6 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.42%) Redis
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) JIRA
2 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.84%) Subversion
3 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 105 (43.93%) Finance
2 29 (12.13%) Banking
3 11 (4.60%) Retail
4 10 (4.18%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.51%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.09%) Back Office
6 5 (2.09%) Legal
7 4 (1.67%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.26%) Marketing
8 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.35%) ELK Stack
1 8 (3.35%) XML
2 6 (2.51%) Ajax
2 6 (2.51%) CSS
2 6 (2.51%) HTML
2 6 (2.51%) JSON
2 6 (2.51%) Middleware
3 4 (1.67%) Worklight
4 3 (1.26%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.42%) Doctrine
5 1 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.42%) jBPM
5 1 (0.42%) Kafka
5 1 (0.42%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.42%) RESTful
5 1 (0.42%) SOAP
5 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.59%) Mainframe
2 41 (17.15%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.02%) Tandem
4 11 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.77%) IVR
6 7 (2.93%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.09%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.09%) e-Health
7 5 (2.09%) Equities
7 5 (2.09%) Reference Data
7 5 (2.09%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.26%) Derivative
8 3 (1.26%) iSeries
9 2 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.84%) Economics
9 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.84%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.84%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.50%) Windows
2 44 (18.41%) Unix
3 41 (17.15%) Linux
4 25 (10.46%) AIX
5 20 (8.37%) Windows XP
6 19 (7.95%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.67%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.26%) MVS
9 3 (1.26%) zOS
10 2 (0.84%) Debian
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.42%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.42%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.90%) ITIL
2 26 (10.88%) Security Operations
3 23 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (9.62%) Change Management
4 21 (8.79%) DevOps
4 21 (8.79%) Service Management
5 19 (7.95%) Open Source
5 19 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (7.53%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (6.69%) Data Analysis
8 15 (6.28%) ITSM
8 15 (6.28%) Problem Management
9 14 (5.86%) Data Management
9 14 (5.86%) Protective Monitoring
9 14 (5.86%) SIEM
9 14 (5.86%) Target Operating Model
10 13 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.02%) Release Management
11 12 (5.02%) Transition Management
11 12 (5.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.79%) SQL
2 8 (3.35%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.93%) JCL
3 7 (2.93%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.51%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.09%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.09%) Java
5 5 (2.09%) Python
6 3 (1.26%) Perl
7 2 (0.84%) PHP
7 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.42%) C
8 1 (0.42%) C#
8 1 (0.42%) Groovy
8 1 (0.42%) Korn
8 1 (0.42%) REXX
Qualifications
1 17 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.02%) CCNA
3 12 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.93%) Degree
5 4 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.26%) CCNP
6 3 (1.26%) CISSP
7 2 (0.84%) ACCA
7 2 (0.84%) CIMA
7 2 (0.84%) CISA
7 2 (0.84%) CRISC
7 2 (0.84%) OCA
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) SANS
8 1 (0.42%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.28%) SLA
2 9 (3.77%) QA
3 7 (2.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.26%) MiFID
5 2 (0.84%) FATCA
5 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.42%) COBIT
6 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.26%) RACF
4 2 (0.84%) XenApp
4 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.42%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.42%) Docker
5 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.09%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (1.67%) CA Endevor
2 4 (1.67%) QRadar
3 3 (1.26%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.84%) Cacti
4 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.84%) Kibana
4 2 (0.84%) logstash
4 2 (0.84%) Nagios
5 1 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.42%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.42%) Control-M
5 1 (0.42%) Nessus
5 1 (0.42%) Puppet
5 1 (0.42%) SCCM
5 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (25.10%) CA
2 29 (12.13%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.04%) IBM
4 12 (5.02%) Cisco
5 11 (4.60%) F5
5 11 (4.60%) Splunk
6 10 (4.18%) Avaya
7 9 (3.77%) Remedy
7 9 (3.77%) VMware
8 6 (2.51%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.09%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.09%) Oracle
9 5 (2.09%) SmartStream
10 4 (1.67%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.67%) Apple
10 4 (1.67%) BMC
10 4 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.67%) SAP
11 3 (1.26%) Aruba
11 3 (1.26%) SolarWinds
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