Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 626 590 585
Rank change year-on-year -36 -5 +38
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 233 290 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 217 204
England median daily rate £425 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +8.24% +11.84%
10th Percentile £260 £269 £230
90th Percentile £595 £516 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -10.53% +15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 4
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £33.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -50.78% +122.22%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.00 £28.00
90th Percentile £25.00 £29.85 £148.22
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £33.52
% change year-on-year -8.57% -47.80% +122.22%

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 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
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 £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Analyst in England

Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Analyst in England

Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operations Analyst in England

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 Operations Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Analyst in England

Operations Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Operations Analyst in England

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 Operations Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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
London -1 108 £480 +6.67% 5
South East +17 52 £338 -25.00% 1
North of England +15 39 £465 +20.00% 1
North West +2 31 £465 -2.11% 1
Midlands +5 20 £310 -34.74% 1
West Midlands +12 19 £318 -33.16% 1
Yorkshire +9 8 - -
South West -15 7 £500 +53.85%
East of England -17 7 £288 -31.14% 1
East Midlands - 1 £200 -
Operations Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (24.03%) Security Operations
2 49 (21.03%) Finance
3 41 (17.60%) Security Monitoring
4 40 (17.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 38 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (15.45%) SIEM
7 33 (14.16%) Information Security
7 33 (14.16%) Threat Intelligence
8 26 (11.16%) Incident Management
9 25 (10.73%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (10.30%) Microsoft Office
10 24 (10.30%) ITIL
11 23 (9.87%) Windows
11 23 (9.87%) SQL
11 23 (9.87%) Business Analysis
12 22 (9.44%) Banking
13 20 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (8.58%) Linux
13 20 (8.58%) Data Centre
14 18 (7.73%) Microsoft Excel
14 18 (7.73%) Remedy
14 18 (7.73%) Data Analysis
15 17 (7.30%) Management Information System
16 16 (6.87%) CISSP
17 15 (6.44%) Firewall
17 15 (6.44%) VMware
17 15 (6.44%) Windows Server
17 15 (6.44%) Analytics
18 14 (6.01%) Investment Banking
18 14 (6.01%) Active Directory

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 3 (1.29%) SAS
2 1 (0.43%) CMS
2 1 (0.43%) Confluence
2 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (10.30%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (7.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.58%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.58%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.86%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.43%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.43%) Kondor
3 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.58%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.86%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.44%) Firewall
2 6 (2.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (1.72%) FTP
3 4 (1.72%) Internet
3 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.29%) TETRA
4 3 (1.29%) WAN
5 2 (0.86%) DNS
5 2 (0.86%) Network Security
5 2 (0.86%) VoIP
6 1 (0.43%) DHCP
6 1 (0.43%) ICMP
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) ISDN
6 1 (0.43%) LAN
6 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.43%) SSL
6 1 (0.43%) Telnet
6 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.58%) TimesTen
2 5 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.29%) Power BI
3 3 (1.29%) SAS EBI
4 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.86%) MS Access
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 6 (2.58%) JIRA
2 2 (0.86%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (21.03%) Finance
2 22 (9.44%) Banking
3 14 (6.01%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.72%) Retail
6 10 (4.29%) Marketing
7 8 (3.43%) Billing
8 7 (3.00%) Back Office
9 5 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.29%) Front Office
11 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.86%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.86%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.43%) Legal
12 1 (0.43%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Publishing
12 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.15%) Spring Boot
2 3 (1.29%) HTML
2 3 (1.29%) Spring
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) COM
3 1 (0.43%) CSS
3 1 (0.43%) FpML
3 1 (0.43%) JSON
3 1 (0.43%) Node.js
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.58%) Data Centre
3 17 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.72%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (3.86%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (3.00%) Derivative
6 7 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.58%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.58%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.72%) Equities
8 4 (1.72%) FMCG
8 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.72%) User Experience
9 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.29%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.29%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (1.29%) PKI
10 2 (0.86%) CMDB
10 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.87%) Windows
2 20 (8.58%) Linux
3 15 (6.44%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.72%) Unix
5 10 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) MVS
9 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.03%) Security Operations
2 41 (17.60%) Security Monitoring
3 40 (17.17%) Vulnerability Management
4 36 (15.45%) SIEM
5 33 (14.16%) Information Security
5 33 (14.16%) Threat Intelligence
6 26 (11.16%) Incident Management
7 25 (10.73%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (10.30%) ITIL
9 23 (9.87%) Business Analysis
10 20 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (7.73%) Data Analysis
12 15 (6.44%) Analytics
13 13 (5.58%) Data Centre Operations
13 13 (5.58%) Project Management
13 13 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (5.58%) Workflow
14 12 (5.15%) Service Management
14 12 (5.15%) Validation
15 11 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.87%) SQL
2 9 (3.86%) Java
3 8 (3.43%) VBA
4 6 (2.58%) AWK
4 6 (2.58%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.58%) Korn
4 6 (2.58%) Perl
4 6 (2.58%) sed
5 5 (2.15%) Python
6 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.86%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.86%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.86%) PHP
7 2 (0.86%) R
7 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.86%) VB
8 1 (0.43%) C#
8 1 (0.43%) C++
8 1 (0.43%) COBOL
8 1 (0.43%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (6.87%) CISSP
2 13 (5.58%) Degree
3 12 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.43%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.58%) RHCE
5 6 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.15%) MCSE
7 4 (1.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (1.72%) GIAC
8 3 (1.29%) GCIH
9 2 (0.86%) CCFP
9 2 (0.86%) CEH
9 2 (0.86%) CISM
9 2 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.86%) GCFA
9 2 (0.86%) GCIA
9 2 (0.86%) MCSA
10 1 (0.43%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.58%) SLA
2 7 (3.00%) QA
3 6 (2.58%) GxP
3 6 (2.58%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.72%) COBIT
5 3 (1.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.86%) GDPR
6 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.86%) MiFID
7 1 (0.43%) CESG Infosec
7 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (6.01%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.86%) XenApp
3 2 (0.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) Snort
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (2.58%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.29%) Netcool
4 2 (0.86%) Control-M
4 2 (0.86%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.86%) Nessus
4 2 (0.86%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
5 1 (0.43%) AppManager
5 1 (0.43%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.43%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.43%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.43%) MOM
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
5 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (7.73%) Remedy
2 15 (6.44%) VMware
3 13 (5.58%) Oracle
4 12 (5.15%) HP
4 12 (5.15%) SAP
5 11 (4.72%) McAfee
6 10 (4.29%) Microsoft
7 9 (3.86%) Citrix
7 9 (3.86%) IBM
8 8 (3.43%) Concur
9 7 (3.00%) Lumension
9 7 (3.00%) Trustwave
10 6 (2.58%) Comptel
10 6 (2.58%) Dell
10 6 (2.58%) FireEye
10 6 (2.58%) IronPort
10 6 (2.58%) NetApp
10 6 (2.58%) Symantec
11 5 (2.15%) Avaya
11 5 (2.15%) Cisco