The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Operations Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 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 England 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Operations Manager
Rank 537 521 549
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Contract jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 12 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.040% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.043% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44116 42244 48390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.58% 92.72% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27385 25207 27560
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 2011 2466
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
IT Operations Manager
UK

IT Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IT Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Operations Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

IT Operations Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Operations Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IT Operations Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Operations Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 8 £400 -2.43%
South East -12 3 £425 +6.25% 2
South West - 1 £300 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
IT Operations Manager
UK

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Operations Manager in their job title.

1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (32.00%) Operations Management
3 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (16.00%) HP
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) NAS
7 3 (12.00%) Open Source
7 3 (12.00%) Change Control
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) NFS
7 3 (12.00%) SNMP
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) DNS
7 3 (12.00%) SLA
7 3 (12.00%) UNIX
7 3 (12.00%) Internet
7 3 (12.00%) Banking
7 3 (12.00%) SSH
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Operations Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) WAN
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) SNMP
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) SSH
2 3 (12.00%) NAS
3 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) IDOL
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) RMADS
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (32.00%) Operations Management
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) ITSM
5 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) E-Discovery
6 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) EMIR
2 1 (4.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) NFS
4 2 (8.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Sybase
5 1 (4.00%) Murex
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix