The median contractor rate for a Operations Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 264 252
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12  
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 18 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 10
Median daily rate £325 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +1.72% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +85.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 £12.45
% change year-on-year - +72.69%  

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 7635 9294 9491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.92% 95.48% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4340 5705 5188
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 379 467
Median hourly rate £17.68 £17.50 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.02% -5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.25 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 26 April 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
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 3 months to 26 April 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
Berkshire +35 8 £325 -
West Sussex +19 5 £310 -28.73%
Hampshire +11 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £475 -
Surrey +6 1 - -
Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 17 (40.48%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (35.71%) Finance
3 11 (26.19%) Avaya
3 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 11 (26.19%) VoIP
3 11 (26.19%) Ethernet
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco
3 11 (26.19%) CCNA
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (26.19%) IVR
3 11 (26.19%) F5
4 10 (23.81%) Windows
4 10 (23.81%) Firewall
5 9 (21.43%) DNS
5 9 (21.43%) Workflow
6 8 (19.05%) WAN
6 8 (19.05%) VMware
6 8 (19.05%) Remedy
7 7 (16.67%) MPLS
7 7 (16.67%) ADSL
7 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 7 (16.67%) Linux
8 6 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
8 6 (14.29%) Transition Management
8 6 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 6 (14.29%) Citrix
8 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) Service Management
8 6 (14.29%) Management Information System

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) Commerce Server
1 1 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Ethernet
1 11 (26.19%) VoIP
2 10 (23.81%) Firewall
3 9 (21.43%) DNS
4 8 (19.05%) WAN
5 7 (16.67%) ADSL
5 7 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.38%) LAN
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Ajax
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) JSON
1 1 (2.38%) Worklight
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (26.19%) IVR
3 6 (14.29%) e-Health
3 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.90%) Driving Licence
5 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
6 3 (7.14%) User Experience
7 2 (4.76%) AS400
7 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
7 2 (4.76%) iSeries
7 2 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
8 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Workflow
3 6 (14.29%) Service Management
3 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
3 6 (14.29%) Transition Management
4 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.52%) Actionable Insight
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.14%) Change Control
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security
6 3 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.76%) ITSM
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Security Operations
7 2 (4.76%) SIEM
8 1 (2.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) Korn
2 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) CCNA
1 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) CEH
5 1 (2.38%) CISA
5 1 (2.38%) CISM
5 1 (2.38%) CISSP
5 1 (2.38%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (4.76%) XenApp
2 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Avaya
1 11 (26.19%) Cisco
1 11 (26.19%) F5
2 8 (19.05%) Remedy
2 8 (19.05%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) CA
3 6 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) Genesys
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) Ab Initio
6 2 (4.76%) Hitachi
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.76%) Teradata
6 2 (4.76%) Wyse
7 1 (2.38%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Qualys
7 1 (2.38%) Splunk