Period
to 19 October 2017

The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Operations Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 115 126
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 27 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.95% 1.29% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.37% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 44 15
Manchester median daily rate £465 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% -2.06% +142.50%
10th Percentile £349 £329 £348
90th Percentile £521 £488 £518
North West median daily rate £465 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -2.11% +18.75% +70.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £14.83 - -
North West median hourly rate £15.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2687 3432 3359
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.39% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 2134 1950
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £232 £238 £225
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 87 144
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.75 £15.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -3.67% +2.08%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £43.40 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.13 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -10.53% +17.57%

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Analyst in Manchester

Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Analyst in Manchester

Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operations Analyst in Manchester

Operations Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Analyst in Manchester

Operations Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Salford +9 10 £480 +47.69%
Stockport - 1 - -
Operations Analyst
North West

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Manchester region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (62.96%) Security Operations
1 17 (62.96%) Security Monitoring
2 15 (55.56%) Threat Intelligence
2 15 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (40.74%) Information Security
4 8 (29.63%) SIEM
5 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (14.81%) CISSP
6 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (11.11%) Lumension
7 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Retail
7 3 (11.11%) IronPort
7 3 (11.11%) McAfee
7 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Trustwave
7 3 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
8 2 (7.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 2 (7.41%) Unix
8 2 (7.41%) Windows
8 2 (7.41%) Linux
8 2 (7.41%) VB
8 2 (7.41%) FTP
8 2 (7.41%) SLA

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) EPoS
3 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Security Monitoring
1 17 (62.96%) Security Operations
2 15 (55.56%) Threat Intelligence
2 15 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (40.74%) Information Security
4 8 (29.63%) SIEM
5 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Operations
9 1 (3.70%) ERP
9 1 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (3.70%) Power Management
9 1 (3.70%) Scenario Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (3.70%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
1 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CISSP
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CCFP
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) IronPort
1 3 (11.11%) Lumension
1 3 (11.11%) McAfee
1 3 (11.11%) Trustwave
2 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) SunGard