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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Analyst
UK
Rank 529 510 541
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 67 114 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 83 53
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £268 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £11.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +58.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £11.95
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +58.99%

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -18 63 £419 +11.66% 26
London -25 20 £450 +0.84% 10
South East +21 19 £475 +38.28% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 10 £475 -
North West +24 9 £450 +35.84% 3
Milton Keynes +13 8 - -
Cheshire +27 7 £450 +75.60%
West Midlands +3 6 £325 -27.77% 1
Surrey +14 4 £475 +43.93% 1
East of England +1 4 £308 -27.64% 3
Shropshire - 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
South West -5 3 £350 +86.66% 1
Rickmansworth - 3 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £275 - 2
Berkshire +17 2 - -
Manchester +10 2 £88 -75.00% 2
Somerset +1 2 - -
West Sussex -10 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £325 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Atherstone - 2 £325 -
Chester - 2 - -
Redhill - 2 £475 -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Scotland +19 1 £525 +16.66%
Edinburgh +18 1 £525 -
Hampshire +12 1 - - 3

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 50 (27.78%) Finance
2 49 (27.22%) Windows
3 41 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (21.11%) Linux
5 36 (20.00%) Unix
6 34 (18.89%) ITIL
7 28 (15.56%) MS Excel
8 27 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 24 (13.33%) AIX
10 23 (12.78%) Firewall
10 23 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (12.78%) Security Operations
11 22 (12.22%) Banking
11 22 (12.22%) WebSphere
11 22 (12.22%) Change Management
12 21 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
13 20 (11.11%) Service Management
13 20 (11.11%) DevOps
13 20 (11.11%) SaaS
14 19 (10.56%) Open Source
14 19 (10.56%) Windows 2000
14 19 (10.56%) Windows XP
14 19 (10.56%) WAN
15 18 (10.00%) SQL
15 18 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (10.00%) Security Cleared
15 18 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (9.44%) IaaS
16 17 (9.44%) PaaS
16 17 (9.44%) Data Analysis

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 22 (12.22%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.78%) Apache
4 3 (1.67%) Commerce Server
4 3 (1.67%) Confluence
4 3 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.11%) IIS
5 2 (1.11%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (6.11%) MS Office
4 4 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) HFM
2 1 (0.56%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.56%) Maximo
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.11%) SaaS
2 17 (9.44%) IaaS
2 17 (9.44%) PaaS
3 2 (1.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.78%) Firewall
2 19 (10.56%) WAN
3 15 (8.33%) VoIP
4 12 (6.67%) DNS
4 12 (6.67%) LAN
5 11 (6.11%) Ethernet
6 8 (4.44%) MPLS
6 8 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.89%) ADSL
8 6 (3.33%) VPN
9 4 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.22%) Wireless
10 3 (1.67%) Network Security
11 2 (1.11%) TACACS
12 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.56%) LDAP
12 1 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.78%) DB2
3 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.67%) QlikView
4 3 (1.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.11%) MySQL
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.56%) MS Access
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Redis
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.67%) JIRA
2 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 50 (27.78%) Finance
2 22 (12.22%) Banking
3 8 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.89%) Retail
5 5 (2.78%) Back Office
6 4 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.11%) Legal
8 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
9 1 (0.56%) Front Office
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (3.33%) Middleware
3 3 (1.67%) Ajax
3 3 (1.67%) CSS
3 3 (1.67%) HTML
3 3 (1.67%) JSON
3 3 (1.67%) XML
4 2 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.11%) Worklight
5 1 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.56%) Kafka
5 1 (0.56%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.56%) RESTful
5 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.22%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.67%) Tandem
4 11 (6.11%) IVR
5 9 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.33%) e-Health
6 6 (3.33%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.78%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.78%) Equities
8 4 (2.22%) AS400
8 4 (2.22%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.22%) iSeries
8 4 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.67%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.11%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.11%) NHS
10 2 (1.11%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.22%) Windows
2 38 (21.11%) Linux
3 36 (20.00%) Unix
4 24 (13.33%) AIX
5 19 (10.56%) Windows 2000
5 19 (10.56%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.11%) Debian
8 2 (1.11%) MVS
8 2 (1.11%) OpenVMS
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.89%) ITIL
2 23 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.78%) Security Operations
3 22 (12.22%) Change Management
4 20 (11.11%) DevOps
4 20 (11.11%) Service Management
5 19 (10.56%) Open Source
6 18 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (9.44%) Data Analysis
8 16 (8.89%) ITSM
8 16 (8.89%) SIEM
8 16 (8.89%) Workflow
9 15 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
10 14 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (7.78%) Data Management
10 14 (7.78%) Problem Management
11 13 (7.22%) PRINCE2
11 13 (7.22%) Target Operating Model
12 12 (6.67%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.00%) SQL
2 6 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.78%) Python
4 4 (2.22%) Java
5 3 (1.67%) Perl
5 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.11%) PHP
6 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.56%) C
7 1 (0.56%) C#
7 1 (0.56%) Groovy
7 1 (0.56%) JCL
7 1 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.78%) CCNA
4 8 (4.44%) Degree
5 4 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.22%) CCNP
5 4 (2.22%) CISSP
6 3 (1.67%) CISA
7 2 (1.11%) CRISC
7 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) ACCA
8 1 (0.56%) CCIE
8 1 (0.56%) CEH
8 1 (0.56%) CIMA
8 1 (0.56%) CISM
8 1 (0.56%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.56%) OSCP
8 1 (0.56%) SANS
8 1 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.78%) SLA
2 7 (3.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.33%) QA
4 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.22%) MiFID
4 4 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.67%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.56%) COBIT
6 1 (0.56%) COSO
6 1 (0.56%) FATCA
6 1 (0.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.11%) RACF
3 2 (1.11%) XenApp
3 2 (1.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.56%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.56%) Docker
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (2.22%) QRadar
3 3 (1.67%) Control-M
3 3 (1.67%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.11%) Cacti
4 2 (1.11%) Kibana
4 2 (1.11%) logstash
4 2 (1.11%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.56%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.56%) Nessus
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.33%) Cisco
3 13 (7.22%) F5
4 12 (6.67%) Avaya
4 12 (6.67%) IBM
5 11 (6.11%) Remedy
6 10 (5.56%) VMware
7 9 (5.00%) Splunk
8 6 (3.33%) CA
8 6 (3.33%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.78%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.78%) SmartStream
10 4 (2.22%) Apple
10 4 (2.22%) Genesys
10 4 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.22%) Snow
11 3 (1.67%) Aruba
11 3 (1.67%) Citrix
11 3 (1.67%) Oracle
11 3 (1.67%) SAP
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