Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 233 229
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +41
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 14 15 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.23% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 30
City of London median daily rate £450 £460 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -5.15% +14.12%
10th Percentile £237 £440 £200
90th Percentile £581 £515 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £460 £485
% change year-on-year -2.17% -5.15% +14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £15.50 £39.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.65% -60.30% -
10th Percentile £18.58 £15.25 £36.10
90th Percentile £21.73 £20.35 £41.99
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £15.50 £39.05
% change year-on-year +30.65% -60.30% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6700 6297 8710
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.48% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5290 5007 6838
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £678 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 127
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £39.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +7.46%

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Analyst in the City of London

Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Analyst in the City of London

Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operations Analyst in the City of London

Operations Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Analyst in the City of London

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of London region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Back Office
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) BT
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Equities
5 3 (21.43%) Avaya
5 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
6 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (14.29%) Spanish Language
6 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 2 (14.29%) Social Media
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
6 2 (14.29%) Spring
7 1 (7.14%) Cyber Defence

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (7.14%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Back Office
4 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (14.29%) Spanish Language
6 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Equities
1 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
2 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
2 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Product Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Avaya
1 3 (21.43%) BT
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Reuters