The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 512 501 474
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 67 61 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 41
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £285 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £374
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -19.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.11 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
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 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
46747 45310 39113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.35% 92.48% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29016 28316 22943
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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 1851 1851 2012
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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 £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Operations Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Operations Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Operations Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

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 Operations Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
South East +7 26 £400 +19.40% 4
London -20 21 £500 -4.76% 19
North West -16 5 £479 - 2
East of England +5 4 £525 +90.90%
South West +11 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -12 2 £588 - 2
East Midlands -12 2 £525 - 4
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
Operations Manager
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Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 40 (28.17%) ITIL
2 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 28 (19.72%) Service Delivery
3 26 (18.31%) Service Management
3 26 (18.31%) Finance
4 25 (17.61%) Project Management
5 22 (15.49%) Windows
6 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
7 17 (11.97%) MS Excel
8 16 (11.27%) SLA
8 16 (11.27%) VMware
8 16 (11.27%) Firewall
9 15 (10.56%) Telecoms
9 15 (10.56%) SC Cleared
9 15 (10.56%) SCOM
10 14 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (9.86%) Resource Management
10 14 (9.86%) Problem Management
11 13 (9.15%) DNS
11 13 (9.15%) PRINCE2
12 12 (8.45%) SQL
12 12 (8.45%) Management Information System
12 12 (8.45%) Change Management
12 12 (8.45%) Performance Management
12 12 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (7.75%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (7.75%) Coaching
13 11 (7.75%) Incident Management
13 11 (7.75%) Risk Management
13 11 (7.75%) MS Office

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.75%) MS Office
3 4 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.27%) Firewall
2 13 (9.15%) DNS
3 11 (7.75%) DHCP
4 10 (7.04%) LAN
4 10 (7.04%) WAN
5 7 (4.93%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.23%) SAN
6 6 (4.23%) MPLS
7 5 (3.52%) VPN
7 5 (3.52%) HTTP
8 4 (2.82%) UMTS
8 4 (2.82%) GSM
8 4 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.82%) LTE
8 4 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.41%) 4G
9 2 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (1.41%) 2G
9 2 (1.41%) GPRS
9 2 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) JIRA
General
1 26 (18.31%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.63%) Legal
4 7 (4.93%) Banking
5 4 (2.82%) Marketing
5 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.11%) Local Government
7 2 (1.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) XML
2 3 (2.11%) Middleware
2 3 (2.11%) Web Services
3 1 (0.70%) HTML
3 1 (0.70%) CSS
3 1 (0.70%) jQuery
3 1 (0.70%) HTML5
3 1 (0.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.82%) Replication
3 4 (2.82%) NHS
4 3 (2.11%) Clustering
4 3 (2.11%) Open Source
5 2 (1.41%) User Experience
5 2 (1.41%) PMI
5 2 (1.41%) CCTV
5 2 (1.41%) CMDB
5 2 (1.41%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.70%) Wiki
6 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.49%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Linux
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.41%) UNIX
4 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.17%) ITIL
2 28 (19.72%) Service Delivery
3 26 (18.31%) Service Management
4 25 (17.61%) Project Management
5 14 (9.86%) Resource Management
5 14 (9.86%) Problem Management
5 14 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (9.15%) PRINCE2
7 12 (8.45%) Change Management
7 12 (8.45%) Performance Management
8 11 (7.75%) Incident Management
8 11 (7.75%) Risk Management
8 11 (7.75%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (7.75%) Coaching
9 10 (7.04%) Capacity Management
9 10 (7.04%) Operations Management
10 9 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (4.93%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.45%) SQL
2 4 (2.82%) C
2 4 (2.82%) Java
3 3 (2.11%) VBScript
3 3 (2.11%) VB
3 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.11%) Scala
3 3 (2.11%) PHP
4 1 (0.70%) Python
4 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.70%) Perl
4 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.52%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.11%) CCNP
5 3 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.41%) Degree
6 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.41%) CCNA
6 2 (1.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.70%) MCSE
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) PMP
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.70%) CISA
7 1 (0.70%) CISM
7 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.41%) FATCA
3 2 (1.41%) EMIR
3 2 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.70%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.34%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.52%) vSphere
4 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) SCOM
2 7 (4.93%) WMI
3 4 (2.82%) SCSM
3 4 (2.82%) MOM
4 2 (1.41%) Netcool
4 2 (1.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.41%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.41%) SCCM
5 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.70%) Puppet
5 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.27%) VMware
3 9 (6.34%) Cisco
3 9 (6.34%) Citrix
4 8 (5.63%) HP
5 7 (4.93%) Oracle
6 6 (4.23%) NetApp
7 3 (2.11%) SAP
8 2 (1.41%) NetScout
8 2 (1.41%) Syncsort
8 2 (1.41%) BMC
8 2 (1.41%) Symantec
8 2 (1.41%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.41%) IBM
8 2 (1.41%) Adobe
9 1 (0.70%) Dell
9 1 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.70%) McAfee
9 1 (0.70%) CommVault
9 1 (0.70%) Lotus
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