The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 140 146 131
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 17 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 4
Median daily rate £325 £450 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +31.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £28.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +143.47%
Operations Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3009 3936 3091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.50% 93.94% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1974 2361 1816
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 192 177
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Operations Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Operations Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Operations Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Lancashire - 6 £335 -
Manchester -2 5 £325 -32.98%
Cheshire +14 3 £450 +44.00%
Merseyside - 2 £363 -
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 North West region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (67.35%) Finance
2 31 (63.27%) CA
2 31 (63.27%) Mainframe
3 9 (18.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (16.33%) Change Management
4 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.29%) Unix
5 7 (14.29%) Windows
5 7 (14.29%) AIX
5 7 (14.29%) Linux
5 7 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 7 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) Data Management
6 6 (12.24%) Open Source
6 6 (12.24%) Problem Management
6 6 (12.24%) ITSM
6 6 (12.24%) Service Management
6 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.24%) DevOps
6 6 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (12.24%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (10.20%) IaaS
7 5 (10.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Security Operations
7 5 (10.20%) Release Management

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) IaaS
1 5 (10.20%) PaaS
1 5 (10.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Redis
General
1 33 (67.35%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 31 (63.27%) Mainframe
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Tandem
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) AIX
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
1 7 (14.29%) Unix
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
1 7 (14.29%) Windows 2000
1 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Change Management
2 7 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (12.24%) Data Management
3 6 (12.24%) DevOps
3 6 (12.24%) ITSM
3 6 (12.24%) Open Source
3 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.24%) Problem Management
3 6 (12.24%) Protective Monitoring
3 6 (12.24%) Service Management
4 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.20%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Release Management
4 5 (10.20%) Security Operations
5 4 (8.16%) SIEM
6 2 (4.08%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) CISA
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) CRISC
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Kibana
1 1 (2.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) CA
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.04%) Splunk