The median contractor rate for a Operations Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 509 505 531
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26  
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 67 119 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 92 52
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £280 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £546 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +1.52% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £12.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £12.45
% change year-on-year - +60.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39809 47592 46241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25961 31270 28439
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1455 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 33 £419 -11.84% 12
South East +23 14 £325 -13.33% 5
North West +27 9 £375 +13.20%
West Midlands +16 3 £325 -30.48%
East of England +2 3 £340 -20.00% 1
South West -5 2 - - 1
East Midlands -8 2 £475 +11.76% 1
North East -12 1 £351 -
Operations Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 46 (28.22%) Windows
2 44 (26.99%) Finance
3 39 (23.93%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (21.47%) Linux
5 34 (20.86%) Unix
6 32 (19.63%) ITIL
7 27 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (15.95%) MS Excel
9 25 (15.34%) Banking
10 22 (13.50%) SQL
10 22 (13.50%) Microsoft
11 21 (12.88%) AIX
11 21 (12.88%) Service Management
11 21 (12.88%) Change Management
11 21 (12.88%) WebSphere
12 20 (12.27%) MS PowerPoint
12 20 (12.27%) SaaS
13 19 (11.66%) Firewall
13 19 (11.66%) Windows 2000
13 19 (11.66%) Windows XP
14 18 (11.04%) DevOps
15 17 (10.43%) IaaS
15 17 (10.43%) PaaS
15 17 (10.43%) Open Source
15 17 (10.43%) Workflow
15 17 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (9.20%) Data Analysis
16 15 (9.20%) WAN
16 15 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (9.20%) ITSM

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 21 (12.88%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.45%) Apache
4 3 (1.84%) Confluence
4 3 (1.84%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.23%) Commerce Server
5 2 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.23%) IIS
5 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (15.95%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (4.91%) MS Office
4 4 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.61%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.27%) SaaS
2 17 (10.43%) IaaS
2 17 (10.43%) PaaS
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.66%) Firewall
2 15 (9.20%) WAN
3 12 (7.36%) DNS
3 12 (7.36%) VoIP
4 11 (6.75%) Ethernet
5 8 (4.91%) LAN
6 7 (4.29%) ADSL
6 7 (4.29%) MPLS
7 6 (3.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (3.68%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.45%) Wireless
9 3 (1.84%) Network Security
10 2 (1.23%) TACACS
10 2 (1.23%) VPN
11 1 (0.61%) FTP
11 1 (0.61%) Internet
11 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.61%) LDAP
11 1 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.45%) DB2
2 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.23%) MySQL
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.23%) QlikView
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.84%) JIRA
2 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 44 (26.99%) Finance
2 25 (15.34%) Banking
3 9 (5.52%) Investment Banking
3 9 (5.52%) Retail
4 6 (3.68%) Back Office
5 4 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.84%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.23%) Billing
7 2 (1.23%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.23%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) French Language
8 1 (0.61%) German Language
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.29%) Middleware
2 2 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.23%) Ajax
2 2 (1.23%) CSS
2 2 (1.23%) HTML
2 2 (1.23%) JSON
2 2 (1.23%) Worklight
2 2 (1.23%) XML
3 1 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.75%) IVR
2 11 (6.75%) Tandem
3 9 (5.52%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.68%) e-Health
5 6 (3.68%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (3.68%) SWIFT
6 5 (3.07%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.45%) AS400
7 4 (2.45%) Equities
7 4 (2.45%) iSeries
8 3 (1.84%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.23%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.23%) NHS
9 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.61%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.22%) Windows
2 35 (21.47%) Linux
3 34 (20.86%) Unix
4 21 (12.88%) AIX
5 19 (11.66%) Windows 2000
5 19 (11.66%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.68%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.23%) Debian
8 2 (1.23%) OpenVMS
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.61%) MVS
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.63%) ITIL
2 27 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.88%) Change Management
3 21 (12.88%) Service Management
4 18 (11.04%) DevOps
5 17 (10.43%) Open Source
5 17 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (10.43%) Workflow
6 15 (9.20%) Data Analysis
6 15 (9.20%) ITSM
6 15 (9.20%) Security Operations
7 14 (8.59%) Data Management
7 14 (8.59%) PRINCE2
7 14 (8.59%) Problem Management
8 13 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (7.98%) SIEM
8 13 (7.98%) Target Operating Model
9 10 (6.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 10 (6.13%) Release Management
9 10 (6.13%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.50%) SQL
2 6 (3.68%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.68%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.07%) Perl
4 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.84%) Java
4 3 (1.84%) Python
5 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.23%) Korn
5 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.61%) C
6 1 (0.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (8.59%) CCNA
3 10 (6.13%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.91%) Degree
5 7 (4.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.45%) CCNP
7 3 (1.84%) CISA
7 3 (1.84%) CISSP
8 2 (1.23%) CRISC
8 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) ACCA
9 1 (0.61%) CCIE
9 1 (0.61%) CEH
9 1 (0.61%) CIMA
9 1 (0.61%) CISM
9 1 (0.61%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.61%) OSCP
9 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.59%) SLA
2 7 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.29%) QA
3 5 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.84%) COBIT
4 3 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.23%) MiFID
6 1 (0.61%) COSO
6 1 (0.61%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) RACF
3 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.23%) XenApp
3 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.61%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.68%) CA Spectrum
1 6 (3.68%) Nagios
2 5 (3.07%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.23%) Cacti
3 2 (1.23%) Control-M
4 1 (0.61%) AppManager
4 1 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.61%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.61%) Nessus
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) QRadar
4 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.98%) F5
3 12 (7.36%) Avaya
3 12 (7.36%) Cisco
4 11 (6.75%) Remedy
5 10 (6.13%) VMware
6 6 (3.68%) CA
6 6 (3.68%) Splunk
7 5 (3.07%) IBM
7 5 (3.07%) SmartStream
8 4 (2.45%) Citrix
8 4 (2.45%) Genesys
8 4 (2.45%) SAP
9 3 (1.84%) Aruba
9 3 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.84%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.84%) Tableau
10 2 (1.23%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.23%) Qualys
10 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
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