Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 July 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 370 368
Rank change year-on-year +56 -2 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 47 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 20
South East median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £260 £313 £184
90th Percentile £540 £528 £500
England median daily rate £375 £460 £350
% change year-on-year -18.48% +31.43% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +85.48% -20.00%
England median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £25.77
% change year-on-year -13.51% -28.22% +66.27%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 15160 17723 18575
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.41% 95.00% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8748 10720 10424
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £231 £227
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 730 772 890
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.30% +2.93%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.46 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.84% +8.57% +2.94%

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 20 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 July 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 Sussex +31 16 £310 -28.74%
Berkshire +38 12 £325 -18.75% 1
Surrey +7 5 £309 -30.87% 1
Kent - 5 £525 -
Hampshire +27 4 £385 +2.67% 1
Buckinghamshire -25 4 £368 -8.13%
Middlesex +4 1 £270 -12.20%
Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 South East region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) ITIL
3 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
3 15 (31.91%) VMware
3 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
4 14 (29.79%) Citrix
4 14 (29.79%) Linux
4 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
6 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (19.15%) Service Management
8 8 (17.02%) Finance
9 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
9 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
10 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (10.64%) Remedy
12 4 (8.51%) Firewall
12 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.51%) Unix
12 4 (8.51%) Tivoli
12 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
12 4 (8.51%) Billing
12 4 (8.51%) eTOM
12 4 (8.51%) Actionable Insight
12 4 (8.51%) Concur
13 3 (6.38%) User Experience
13 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
13 3 (6.38%) Statistical Analysis
13 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
13 3 (6.38%) Cisco

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 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) ADSL
3 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.13%) MPLS
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) VLAN
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Billing
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.38%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) AS400
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.26%) iSeries
4 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.13%) e-Health
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) IVR
5 1 (2.13%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) Unix
5 2 (4.26%) MVS
5 2 (4.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
3 9 (19.15%) Service Management
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) Actionable Insight
5 4 (8.51%) eTOM
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
5 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Change Control
7 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Information Security
7 2 (4.26%) IT Governance
7 2 (4.26%) ITSM
7 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.26%) Security Operations
7 2 (4.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CCNA
3 1 (2.13%) CEH
3 1 (2.13%) CISA
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (4.26%) XenApp
2 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.26%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) VMware
2 14 (29.79%) Citrix
3 5 (10.64%) Remedy
4 4 (8.51%) Concur
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) Ab Initio
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.26%) Teradata
6 2 (4.26%) Wyse
7 1 (2.13%) Avaya
7 1 (2.13%) CA
7 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.13%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) Genesys
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
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