The median contractor rate for an IT Operations Analyst was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in 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.

IT Operations Analyst
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 418 426 430
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Operations Analyst 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.005% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.005% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £238 - £538
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 - £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £325 £125
% change year-on-year -20.00% +160.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.69% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

IT Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Operations Analyst in London

IT Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Operations Analyst in London

IT Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Operations Analyst in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Operations Analyst in London

IT Operations Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
West End of London - 1 £400 -
IT Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region featuring IT Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (57.14%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (42.86%) Investment Management
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 3 (42.86%) Telnet
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas
4 3 (42.86%) Control-M
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) SQL

IT Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) Telnet
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
3 3 (42.86%) Investment Management
4 2 (28.57%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 3 (42.86%) Control-M
2 3 (42.86%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (14.29%) AppManager
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya