Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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.

Operations Analyst
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 525 528 468
Rank change year-on-year +3 -60 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 101 91 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 69 116
London median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £289 £223 £245
90th Percentile £638 £550 £644
England median daily rate £419 £460 £425
% change year-on-year -8.97% +8.24% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
London median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £39.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.26% -60.30% +112.95%
10th Percentile £18.65 £13.06 £36.10
90th Percentile £36.35 £19.78 £41.99
England median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £33.52
% change year-on-year -13.51% -44.81% +138.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44141 42982 44791
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31959 30601 31582
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 558 689
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Analyst in London

Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Analyst in London

Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operations Analyst in London

Operations Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Analyst in London

Operations Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Operations Analyst in London

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 Operations Analyst within the London 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
West London +14 23 £480 +70.82%
Central London +3 15 £450 -2.17%
South London - 4 £725 -
North London -8 1 - -
Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (23.76%) Security Operations
2 21 (20.79%) Finance
3 19 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (18.81%) Business Analysis
4 18 (17.82%) SIEM
5 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (15.84%) Banking
7 14 (13.86%) Information Security
7 14 (13.86%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (13.86%) Security Monitoring
8 13 (12.87%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (10.89%) Investment Banking
9 11 (10.89%) Data Analysis
9 11 (10.89%) SQL
9 11 (10.89%) Threat Intelligence
10 10 (9.90%) Workflow
10 10 (9.90%) Analytics
10 10 (9.90%) Use Case
11 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (7.92%) MS Visio
12 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (7.92%) Derivative
12 8 (7.92%) Workflow Analysis
12 8 (7.92%) Network Segmentation
13 7 (6.93%) Back Office
13 7 (6.93%) Windows
14 6 (5.94%) Oracle
14 6 (5.94%) Java
14 6 (5.94%) GxP
14 6 (5.94%) Management Information System

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 2 (1.98%) SAS
2 1 (0.99%) CMS
2 1 (0.99%) Confluence
2 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (7.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.97%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.99%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.99%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.99%) GitHub
1 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.97%) Firewall
2 3 (2.97%) WAN
3 2 (1.98%) VoIP
4 1 (0.99%) DHCP
4 1 (0.99%) DNS
4 1 (0.99%) FTP
4 1 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.99%) ISDN
4 1 (0.99%) LAN
4 1 (0.99%) Telnet
4 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.98%) Power BI
1 2 (1.98%) SAS EBI
2 1 (0.99%) Big Data
2 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
2 2 (1.98%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Banking
3 11 (10.89%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.93%) Back Office
5 4 (3.96%) Marketing
5 4 (3.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) Front Office
6 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.98%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.98%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.99%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (0.99%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) Spring Boot
2 3 (2.97%) Spring
3 1 (0.99%) CSS
3 1 (0.99%) FpML
3 1 (0.99%) HTML
3 1 (0.99%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Derivative
3 6 (5.94%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.94%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.96%) Equities
5 4 (3.96%) FMCG
5 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.96%) User Experience
6 3 (2.97%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.97%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (2.97%) PKI
7 2 (1.98%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.98%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.98%) Social Media
7 2 (1.98%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Linux
2 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) Security Operations
2 19 (18.81%) Business Analysis
3 18 (17.82%) SIEM
4 14 (13.86%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (13.86%) Information Security
4 14 (13.86%) Security Monitoring
5 13 (12.87%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (10.89%) Data Analysis
6 11 (10.89%) Threat Intelligence
7 10 (9.90%) Analytics
7 10 (9.90%) Use Case
7 10 (9.90%) Workflow
8 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.92%) Network Segmentation
8 8 (7.92%) Workflow Analysis
9 6 (5.94%) Asset Management
9 6 (5.94%) Data Analytics
9 6 (5.94%) TDD
9 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) SQL
2 6 (5.94%) Java
3 4 (3.96%) VBA
4 3 (2.97%) Python
5 1 (0.99%) C++
5 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.99%) R
5 1 (0.99%) Ruby
5 1 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) CEH
3 1 (0.99%) CHFI
3 1 (0.99%) CISSP
3 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.99%) GCFA
3 1 (0.99%) GCIH
3 1 (0.99%) GIAC
3 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.99%) MCSA
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.99%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) GxP
2 5 (4.95%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.96%) QA
4 3 (2.97%) COBIT
4 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.98%) GDPR
5 2 (1.98%) MiFID
6 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.99%) Snort
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Control-M
1 2 (1.98%) Nessus
2 1 (0.99%) Ansible
2 1 (0.99%) AppManager
2 1 (0.99%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.99%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.99%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle
2 5 (4.95%) Avaya
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.96%) SAP
3 4 (3.96%) Splunk
4 3 (2.97%) BT
4 3 (2.97%) Juniper
4 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco
5 2 (1.98%) F5
5 2 (1.98%) FireEye
5 2 (1.98%) ForeScout
5 2 (1.98%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.98%) Qualys
5 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.98%) Sophos
5 2 (1.98%) Symantec
5 2 (1.98%) VMware
6 1 (0.99%) Cegedim Rx
6 1 (0.99%) Concur