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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 205 194 215
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 6 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £356 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.21 - -
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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
5481 5422 6592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.38% 92.16% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4267 3949 4849
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 91 168
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £32.82 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Coaching
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Fund Accounting
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Fund Management
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) SCSM
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) PBX
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) PBX
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.69%) Fund Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Contact Management
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco