Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Operations Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 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.

IT Operations Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 860 850
Rank change year-on-year +47 -10 -13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Operations Analyst 18 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.014% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 14
England median daily rate £350 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -3.00% -1.39%
10th Percentile £310 £199 £240
90th Percentile £438 £507 £575
UK median daily rate £380 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -7.88% -3.00% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
England median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year -19.35% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

IT Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Operations Analyst in England

IT Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Operations Analyst in England

IT Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Operations Analyst in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Operations Analyst in England

IT Operations Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Operations Analyst in England

IT Operations Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Operations Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 8 £350 -
London -8 7 £325 -31.58%
North of England +63 3 £380 +60.00%
North West +29 3 £380 +52.00%
IT Operations Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT 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 England region featuring IT Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.11%) Wyse
7 2 (11.11%) iSeries
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
7 2 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
7 2 (11.11%) XenApp
7 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
7 2 (11.11%) VoIP
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) Avaya

IT Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) ISDN
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) AS400
2 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.11%) iSeries
2 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) ATDD
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Scala
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CEH
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
2 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Avaya
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Wyse
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) SAP