The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Operations Manager
Rank 580 565 520
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -45
Contract jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 16 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.021% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.023% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £405 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £293 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £305 £413
% change year-on-year
+43.44% -26.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46795 47391 40085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.46% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28858 29298 23546
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1925 2076
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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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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 +9 9 £500 -6.97% 2
East of England +24 2 £550 +100.00%
East Midlands - 2 £431 -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
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IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) Project Management
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) SLA
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Service Management
4 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (17.86%) MPLS
5 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 5 (17.86%) LAN
5 5 (17.86%) WAN
5 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.29%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) DNS
6 4 (14.29%) Finance
6 4 (14.29%) Security Management
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (10.71%) Operations Management
7 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
7 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) MPLS
2 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 5 (17.86%) WAN
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) CCTV
2 2 (7.14%) CMDB
2 2 (7.14%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Security Management
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Management
5 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Application Performance Management
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
6 2 (7.14%) Balanced Scorecard
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CCNP
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CISA
3 1 (3.57%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Syncsort
5 1 (3.57%) Postini
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe