The median contractor rate for a Operations Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 103 90
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13  
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £350 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £360 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £460 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +8.69% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £12.45
% change year-on-year - +60.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1233 1676 1531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.77% 94.42% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 968 811
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 45
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.71 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% +12.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Operations Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Analyst in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Analyst in Manchester

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script

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 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA