The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £390 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.

Operations Analyst
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 377 390 349
Rank change year-on-year +13 -41  
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 47 37 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.17% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 67
Median daily rate £390 £485 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.58% +38.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.71 £13.88 £39.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.01% -64.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £187.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -90.13%  

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%  

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 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
City of London -3 8 £425 -7.60% 3
West End of London - 2 £313 -
Osterley - 1 £463 -
Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (31.17%) Finance
2 18 (23.38%) Banking
3 17 (22.08%) Windows
4 16 (20.78%) SQL
5 13 (16.88%) Unix
5 13 (16.88%) Asset Management
6 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
7 11 (14.29%) Investment Management
8 10 (12.99%) Change Management
9 9 (11.69%) MS Exchange
10 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
10 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (10.39%) NetBackup
10 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
10 8 (10.39%) Security Operations
11 7 (9.09%) VMware
11 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
11 7 (9.09%) Degree
12 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.79%) Oracle
12 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
12 6 (7.79%) DNS
12 6 (7.79%) DHCP
12 6 (7.79%) Veritas
12 6 (7.79%) Control-M
12 6 (7.79%) Project Management
12 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
12 6 (7.79%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (6.49%) Analytics

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 9 (11.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.79%) DHCP
2 6 (7.79%) DNS
3 5 (6.49%) Firewall
3 5 (6.49%) Telnet
4 3 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.90%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) FTP
5 1 (1.30%) Internet
5 1 (1.30%) LAN
5 1 (1.30%) TACACS
5 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 18 (23.38%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Back Office
5 2 (2.60%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.30%) French Language
6 1 (1.30%) German Language
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (6.49%) Derivative
4 4 (5.19%) Hedge funds
4 4 (5.19%) Replication
5 2 (2.60%) CMDB
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Equities
5 2 (2.60%) NHS
5 2 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.30%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) PMI
6 1 (1.30%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.30%) Social Media
6 1 (1.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) Unix
3 5 (6.49%) Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) OpenVMS
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Asset Management
2 11 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 10 (12.99%) Change Management
4 8 (10.39%) Security Operations
5 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.79%) Project Management
6 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.49%) Analytics
7 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.19%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (5.19%) Migration
8 4 (5.19%) Workflow
9 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.90%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.90%) Data Extraction
9 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.90%) SIEM
9 3 (3.90%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) Python
3 4 (5.19%) Perl
3 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) F#
5 1 (1.30%) Haskell
5 1 (1.30%) Ruby
5 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.30%) CCIE
3 1 (1.30%) CCNP
3 1 (1.30%) CEH
3 1 (1.30%) CHFI
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.30%) MCSA
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PMP
3 1 (1.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) MiFID
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) COBIT
3 1 (1.30%) COSO
3 1 (1.30%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (3.90%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.30%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) NetBackup
2 6 (7.79%) Control-M
3 5 (6.49%) Dollar Universe
4 4 (5.19%) Nagios
5 2 (2.60%) AppManager
6 1 (1.30%) Ansible
6 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.30%) Nessus
6 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.30%) Puppet
6 1 (1.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) VMware
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) Veritas
3 5 (6.49%) Avaya
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.60%) FireEye
5 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.60%) Sophos
5 2 (2.60%) Symantec
6 1 (1.30%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.30%) BT
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.30%) Qualys
6 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.30%) Reuters
6 1 (1.30%) Splunk
6 1 (1.30%) Tableau