The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 100 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £11.95 £21.63
% change year-on-year
+58.99% -44.73%
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
1703 1353 1151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.25% 95.48% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 781 612
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 55
Average hourly rate £17.30 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Analyst in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Mainframe
3 8 (44.44%) CA
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 3 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
6 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
6 2 (11.11%) Snort
6 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
6 2 (11.11%) REXX
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) zOS
6 2 (11.11%) MVS
6 2 (11.11%) LDAP
6 2 (11.11%) LAN
6 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (11.11%) FTP
7 1 (5.56%) HTTP
7 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.56%) Unix
7 1 (5.56%) Windows
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) SMTP

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
1 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
1 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) SMTP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Contactless
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) MVS
1 2 (11.11%) zOS
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 3 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) REXX
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) CA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow