The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 553 544 511
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -33
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 77 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 48
Median daily rate £500 £488 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% +6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £711 £580 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.61 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.21 -
Operations Manager
UK

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
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Operations Manager in the job title.

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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 37 £500 +2.45% 11
North West +1 12 £700 +30.23% 1
South East -6 12 £400 -5.88% 3
South West -4 6 £488 -4.87%
West Midlands -27 3 £403 -26.81% 3
North East - 3 £415 -
East of England +14 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Operations Manager
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Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Operations Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 66 (39.05%) ITIL
2 44 (26.04%) Finance
3 32 (18.93%) Windows
4 31 (18.34%) Project Management
5 29 (17.16%) VMware
6 28 (16.57%) Service Management
7 23 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (11.83%) Microsoft
10 19 (11.24%) Active Directory
10 19 (11.24%) Change Management
10 19 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (10.65%) People Management
12 17 (10.06%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (9.47%) Service Delivery
13 16 (9.47%) Data Centre
14 15 (8.88%) EMC
14 15 (8.88%) MS Excel
14 15 (8.88%) Web Services
15 14 (8.28%) SLA
15 14 (8.28%) Telecoms
15 14 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (7.69%) EMC VNX
16 13 (7.69%) User Experience
16 13 (7.69%) DNS
16 13 (7.69%) Linux
16 13 (7.69%) Performance Management
17 12 (7.10%) Security Cleared
17 12 (7.10%) Information Security
17 12 (7.10%) C

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.73%) MS Exchange
1 8 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.78%) Apache
2 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (0.59%) Confluence
4 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Unica
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.96%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) IaaS
2 2 (1.18%) PaaS
2 2 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.69%) DNS
2 11 (6.51%) WAN
3 10 (5.92%) Firewall
4 7 (4.14%) LAN
5 6 (3.55%) DOCSIS
5 6 (3.55%) GPON
5 6 (3.55%) VDSL
6 5 (2.96%) SSL
7 4 (2.37%) MPLS
7 4 (2.37%) SMS
7 4 (2.37%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.78%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.18%) DHCP
9 2 (1.18%) Internet
10 1 (0.59%) ATM
10 1 (0.59%) SAN
10 1 (0.59%) SNMP
10 1 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.96%) MySQL
2 4 (2.37%) Pentaho
3 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) JIRA
2 4 (2.37%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (26.04%) Finance
2 14 (8.28%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.92%) Banking
3 10 (5.92%) Marketing
4 7 (4.14%) Retail
5 6 (3.55%) Legal
6 5 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.37%) Back Office
7 4 (2.37%) Billing
7 4 (2.37%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.78%) Games
8 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.59%) Electronics
10 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.88%) Web Services
2 10 (5.92%) LAMP
3 6 (3.55%) Middleware
4 1 (0.59%) Java RMI
4 1 (0.59%) JAX-RS
4 1 (0.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.47%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.69%) EMC VNX
2 13 (7.69%) User Experience
3 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.10%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.96%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.37%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (2.37%) NHS
6 3 (1.78%) CMDB
6 3 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.78%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.78%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.18%) Clustering
7 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.18%) Online Games
7 2 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.18%) Statistics
7 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.59%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.59%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.93%) Windows
2 13 (7.69%) Linux
3 9 (5.33%) Unix
4 7 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.14%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.18%) CentOS
7 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.05%) ITIL
2 31 (18.34%) Project Management
3 28 (16.57%) Service Management
4 21 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (11.24%) Change Management
5 19 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (10.65%) People Management
7 16 (9.47%) Service Delivery
8 14 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (7.69%) Performance Management
10 12 (7.10%) Information Security
10 12 (7.10%) ITIL V3
11 11 (6.51%) DevOps
11 11 (6.51%) Problem Management
12 10 (5.92%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.33%) Security Operations
14 8 (4.73%) Incident Management
14 8 (4.73%) ITSM
14 8 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (4.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.10%) C
2 11 (6.51%) SQL
3 4 (2.37%) Java
4 3 (1.78%) VBA
5 2 (1.18%) PHP
5 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.59%) C++
6 1 (0.59%) COBOL
6 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.06%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (7.10%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.92%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.73%) Degree
5 5 (2.96%) PMP
6 4 (2.37%) CISSP
6 4 (2.37%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.78%) CISM
7 3 (1.78%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.78%) MBA
8 2 (1.18%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.18%) CCNA
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.18%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.59%) CISA
9 1 (0.59%) ECDL
9 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) SLA
2 6 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.78%) QA
4 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.59%) COBIT
5 1 (0.59%) COSO
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.59%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.24%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.51%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.78%) NFS
4 3 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.18%) Firmware
5 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (6.51%) SCOM
2 4 (2.37%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.78%) Nagios
4 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.18%) MOM
4 2 (1.18%) OVSD
4 2 (1.18%) Puppet
4 2 (1.18%) SCCM
4 2 (1.18%) WMI
4 2 (1.18%) WSUS
5 1 (0.59%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.59%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 29 (17.16%) VMware
2 20 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.88%) EMC
4 12 (7.10%) Cisco
4 12 (7.10%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.96%) HP
6 4 (2.37%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.37%) Greenplum
6 4 (2.37%) Remedy
6 4 (2.37%) Symantec
6 4 (2.37%) Tableau
6 4 (2.37%) Veritas
7 3 (1.78%) Avaya
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle
7 3 (1.78%) SAP
8 2 (1.18%) BMC
8 2 (1.18%) Citrix
8 2 (1.18%) Veeam
9 1 (0.59%) Epicor
9 1 (0.59%) Tripwire