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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Analyst
England / North West
Rank 131 152 139
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £269 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £380 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
- +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 £11.95
% change year-on-year
- +63.17%

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
2459 3641 3195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.80% 94.94% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 2167 1733
Median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 198 201
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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
Cheshire +37 4 £450 +125.00%
Manchester +9 2 £88 -75.00% 2
Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 North West region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Change Management
4 7 (30.43%) ITSM
4 7 (30.43%) AIX
4 7 (30.43%) Unix
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 2000
4 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
4 7 (30.43%) SLA
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Banking
5 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (26.09%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (26.09%) DevOps
5 6 (26.09%) Data Management
5 6 (26.09%) Open Source
5 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
5 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (26.09%) Service Management
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 5 (21.74%) Release Management
6 5 (21.74%) SaaS
6 5 (21.74%) PaaS

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 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (39.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) IaaS
1 5 (21.74%) PaaS
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Redis
General
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Tandem
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) AIX
3 7 (30.43%) Unix
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 2000
3 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Change Management
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) ITSM
3 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (26.09%) Data Management
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) Open Source
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
3 6 (26.09%) Protective Monitoring
3 6 (26.09%) Service Management
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Release Management
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
4 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
5 4 (17.39%) SIEM
6 3 (13.04%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) CISA
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) CRISC
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.35%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kibana
1 1 (4.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Remedy
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk