Period
to 7 December 2021

The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £371 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

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
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 129 205
Rank change year-on-year -38 +76 +52
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 20 1 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.050% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.054% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 8
10th Percentile £163 " £256
25th Percentile £185 " £340
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £371 - £381
75th Percentile £543 " £484
90th Percentile £588 " £591
Central London median daily rate £371 - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £33.25 " £22.48
Median hourly rate £34.50 - £24.12
75th Percentile £35.75 " £25.76
90th Percentile " " "
Central London median hourly rate £34.50 - £24.12

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 3,768 1,841 5,268
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.47% 92.33% 93.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,899 1,395 4,163
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £608 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £500
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 25 61
10th Percentile £13.88 £17.60 £12.04
25th Percentile £17.79 £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £30.45 £27.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +12.78% +38.46% +4.28%
75th Percentile £46.25 £40.00 £23.50
90th Percentile £64.85 £47.05 £36.90
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.01% +42.23% +6.95%

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Operations Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Operations Analyst in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Operations Analyst in the City of London

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Operations Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Operations Analyst in the City of London

Operations Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Operations Analyst in the City of London.

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 7 December 2021, Operations Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (25.00%) Time Management
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (20.00%) CCENT
5 4 (20.00%) Power Management
5 4 (20.00%) MCSE
5 4 (20.00%) MCSA
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Logistics
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.00%) DataOps
6 3 (15.00%) Social Skills
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) BPMN
7 2 (10.00%) AWS
7 2 (10.00%) Workshop Facilitation
7 2 (10.00%) Computer Science

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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Azure
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) IPsec
1 1 (5.00%) IPv4
1 1 (5.00%) IPv6
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) SD-WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
1 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) QlikView
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.00%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (5.00%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Time Management
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (20.00%) Power Management
3 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) DataOps
4 3 (15.00%) Logistics
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) BPMN
5 2 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Workshop Facilitation
6 1 (5.00%) Runbook
6 1 (5.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCENT
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (20.00%) MCSA
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Accessibility
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) VMware