The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Operations Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 137 115 116
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.36% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.38% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
Median daily rate £475 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 - £14.50
Operations Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2695 2364 2180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.63% 94.79% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1556 1451 1121
Median daily rate £398 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 148 177
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Operations Analyst in the job title.

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Operations Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Operations Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Warwickshire -12 3 £475 +35.71%
Shropshire - 1 £200 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) CA
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 4 (36.36%) Security Operations
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (9.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (9.09%) QRadar
5 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) SLA
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) SCOM
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Security Operations
2 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) QRadar
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) CA
2 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire