Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 308 328
Rank change year-on-year -21 +20 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 39 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 23
South East median daily rate £338 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +36.36% -22.35%
10th Percentile £243 £403 £240
90th Percentile £473 £500 £420
England median daily rate £400 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
South East median hourly rate £29.50 £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.09% +57.14% -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -36.00% +77.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,574 14,530 17,073
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 93.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,340 8,596 10,089
South East median daily rate £424 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 736 884
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £10.16
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £49.63
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
% change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Analyst in the South East

Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Analyst in the South East

Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operations Analyst in the South East

Operations Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Analyst in the South East

Operations Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Surrey -25 12 £425 -5.56%
Berkshire -11 10 £265 -47.00%
Thames Valley -27 10 £265 -47.00% 1
Middlesex - 9 £309 -
Hampshire +8 6 £338 +66.67% 2
Kent - 2 £400 -
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 South East region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (25.64%) Remedy
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) IBM
2 9 (23.08%) Security Operations
3 8 (20.51%) Security Monitoring
3 8 (20.51%) Billing
4 7 (17.95%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) Concur
5 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (15.38%) BPMN
5 6 (15.38%) IBM Blueworks
5 6 (15.38%) SLA
5 6 (15.38%) Service Management
5 6 (15.38%) Six Sigma
5 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 6 (15.38%) Marketing
6 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
6 5 (12.82%) Document Management
6 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
6 5 (12.82%) CISSP
6 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (10.26%) Lumension
7 4 (10.26%) Trustwave
7 4 (10.26%) Threat Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (10.26%) Degree
7 4 (10.26%) Threat Intelligence
7 4 (10.26%) McAfee

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.56%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Billing
3 6 (15.38%) Marketing
3 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
4 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Security Operations
2 8 (20.51%) Security Monitoring
3 7 (17.95%) ITIL
4 6 (15.38%) BPMN
4 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (15.38%) Service Management
4 6 (15.38%) Six Sigma
5 5 (12.82%) Document Management
5 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
5 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (10.26%) Threat Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Threat Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) Data Management
7 3 (7.69%) eTOM
7 3 (7.69%) Metadata Management
7 3 (7.69%) SIEM
8 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) CISSP
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) CCFP
3 1 (2.56%) CEH
3 1 (2.56%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) CSSLP
3 1 (2.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.69%) Netcool
3 1 (2.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Remedy
2 9 (23.08%) IBM
3 7 (17.95%) Concur
4 4 (10.26%) Lumension
4 4 (10.26%) McAfee
4 4 (10.26%) Trustwave
5 3 (7.69%) BMC
5 3 (7.69%) IronPort
5 3 (7.69%) SAP
6 2 (5.13%) Cegedim Rx
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com