Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 114 121
Rank change year-on-year -32 +7 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 9 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.28% 0.93% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.97% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 35
Manchester median daily rate £350 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.73% -2.11% -2.06%
North West median daily rate £350 £465 £475
% change year-on-year -24.73% -2.11% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 3,036 2,781 3,230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.40% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,927 1,784 2,063
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £238 £228
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 115 73
Manchester median hourly rate £19.59 £17.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.38% +16.20% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.35 £10.25
90th Percentile £34.63 £41.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.53% +12.86% -11.39%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 -13 2 £500 +4.17%
Operations Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Operations Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Unix
1 5 (55.56%) BMC
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) ZABBIX
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Dynatrace
2 4 (44.44%) Grafana
2 4 (44.44%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (44.44%) Threat Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Prometheus
2 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre

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 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Data Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (44.44%) Security Monitoring
1 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
1 4 (44.44%) Threat Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
1 1 (11.11%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (11.11%) JCL
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Grafana
1 4 (44.44%) Prometheus
1 4 (44.44%) ZABBIX
2 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) BMC
2 4 (44.44%) Dynatrace
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (11.11%) OpenText
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy