The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 153 182
Rank change year-on-year -3 +29  
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 8 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 11
Median daily rate £425 £460 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.60% +46.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £366 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £511 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.64 £15.50 £39.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.90% -60.30%  
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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3152 3242 5437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.72% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2407 2629 4189
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 96
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Operations Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 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 City of London region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Back Office
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (7.69%) PMO
5 1 (7.69%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) PMBOK
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.69%) FireEye
5 1 (7.69%) Reinsurance
5 1 (7.69%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Back Office
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Derivative
1 1 (7.69%) Equities
1 1 (7.69%) Reinsurance
1 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
2 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (7.69%) Fund Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (7.69%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMBOK
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AppManager
1 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Avaya
2 1 (7.69%) BT
2 1 (7.69%) FireEye
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Sophos
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) VMware