The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 200 196 211
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 10 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.064% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.069% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Average daily rate £475 £500 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +22.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.72 £20.25 -
% change year-on-year
+27.01% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5971 5767 7411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.37% 92.85% 91.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4316 4253 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 121 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Operations Manager
London

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
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 17 April 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Billing
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) Advertising
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Games
4 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) Online Games
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Flash
4 3 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Apache
5 2 (13.33%) ActionScript
5 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (13.33%) Product Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Business Development
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Billing
3 4 (26.67%) Advertising
3 4 (26.67%) Games
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) Flash
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Online Games
2 1 (6.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Product Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Business Development
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) ActionScript
2 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 3.0
2 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) DoubleClick
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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