The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £260 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Operations Analyst
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 69 85
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16  
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 0.83% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.86% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £260 £388 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.90% +51.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £294 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £425 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £187.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -90.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 982 927 1168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.56% 96.26% 97.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1878 2540
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £256 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 86 228
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £19.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Operations Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Operations Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Operations Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Operations Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Milton Keynes -19 2 £260 -9.56%
Operations Analyst
South East

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
1 4 (57.14%) IVR
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Avaya
1 4 (57.14%) Remedy
1 4 (57.14%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (28.57%) MVS
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) CA Wily
4 1 (14.29%) OSCP
4 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
4 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) IVR
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) MVS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
2 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) OSCP
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) CA Wily
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Avaya
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) F5
1 4 (57.14%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Genesys