Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Operations Analyst was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 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.

Senior Operations Analyst
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 873 892 884
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Operations Analyst 11 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.007% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
UK median daily rate £600 £353 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.21% -25.67% +8.71%
10th Percentile £522 £332 £308
90th Percentile £694 £382 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £350 £476
% change year-on-year +64.29% -26.39% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Senior Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Operations Analyst in the UK

Senior Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Operations Analyst in the UK

Senior Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Operations Analyst over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Operations Analyst in the UK

Senior Operations Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Operations Analyst in the UK

Senior Operations Analyst
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Operations Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England +15 7 £615 +74.47% 4
UK excluding London +32 6 £575 +64.29% 4
London -28 5 £640 +70.67%
Scotland - 4 £600 -
North of England +69 1 £530 +54.74% 3
East of England -12 1 £550 +54.93% 1
North West - 1 £530 - 3

Senior Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Research
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) GIAC
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) GCIH
3 2 (18.18%) GCFA
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) IBM Domino
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) MCSA
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Lotus
3 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Senior Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (18.18%) IBM Domino
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Power BI
1 1 (9.09%) SAS EBI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (18.18%) EMC VNX
2 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Research
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) E-Discovery
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) COBOL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) R
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) GCFA
1 2 (18.18%) GCIH
1 2 (18.18%) GIAC
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) GCED
2 1 (9.09%) GCIA
2 1 (9.09%) GREM
2 1 (9.09%) GSEC
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (9.09%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) EMC
1 2 (18.18%) Lotus
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Reuters