The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Operations Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 97 96 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+72.00% -26.47%
Operations Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1749 1583 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.80% 95.25% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 834 676
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 59 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.54 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Operations Analyst in the job title.

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Operations Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Operations Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Manchester region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) EMC
2 4 (30.77%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (30.77%) EMC VNX
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
3 3 (23.08%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (23.08%) EMCSA
3 3 (23.08%) AIFMD
3 3 (23.08%) UCITS
3 3 (23.08%) tcpdump
3 3 (23.08%) SIEM
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
3 3 (23.08%) Snort
3 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (23.08%) tcpdump
1 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
2 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) EMC VNX
2 3 (23.08%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Contactless
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) EMCSA
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) AIFMD
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Snort
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) EMC
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow