Period
to 25 May 2019

The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 129 125
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 4 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.88% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.92% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 6
Manchester median daily rate £388 £465 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +24.00% -
10th Percentile £334 £275 £206
90th Percentile £431 £650 £491
North West median daily rate £375 £465 £400
% change year-on-year -19.35% +16.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 2,568 2,924 2,522
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.18% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,631 1,870 1,527
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £243 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 135 76
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +12.90% -8.82%
10th Percentile £11.37 £12.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £31.46 £40.00 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £17.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.26% -10.60% -3.75%

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 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Cyberattack
1 3 (75.00%) Case Management
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (25.00%) AlienVault
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Cyberattack
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Case Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) AlienVault
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk