The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 81 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.72 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +28.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1111 1147 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.35% 93.18% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 659 414
Average daily rate £350 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 64 74
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Manager in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Manager across the Buckinghamshire region.

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Operations Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operations Manager in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) GSM
2 4 (50.00%) UMTS
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) LTE
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (25.00%) NetScout
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) 4G
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) BMC

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Operations Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operations Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) GSM
1 4 (50.00%) UMTS
1 4 (50.00%) LTE
2 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (25.00%) 4G
2 2 (25.00%) 3G
2 2 (25.00%) 2G
2 2 (25.00%) GPRS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Netcool
1 2 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) NetScout
1 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) BMC
1 2 (25.00%) NetApp