The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 185 189 201
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 7 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate
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£600 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £475 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £620
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%
Operations Manager
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
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 the City of London

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Operations Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Operations Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Manager across the City of London region.

Operations Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.25%) Fund Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) Visualisation

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) WebEx
1 1 (6.25%) PBX
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Coaching
3 2 (12.50%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) Fund Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Solvency II
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) CyberSource
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Saba
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco