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 27 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 492 482 477
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 83 78 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 47 42
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£475 £463 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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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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 -18 26 £500 -4.76% 12
North West +15 22 £450 - 7
South East -14 13 £375 -10.71% 4
South West -30 5 £475 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £325 - 4
West Midlands -4 3 £450 +38.46% 3
North East -24 3 £300 -39.39% 1
Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands +1 1 - - 2
East of England -22 1 £625 +56.25%
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Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 58 (37.42%) ITIL
2 44 (28.39%) Finance
3 38 (24.52%) Service Delivery
4 30 (19.35%) SLA
5 29 (18.71%) Service Management
6 26 (16.77%) Security Cleared
6 26 (16.77%) Project Management
7 19 (12.26%) Operations Management
8 16 (10.32%) SC Cleared
9 15 (9.68%) Windows
10 14 (9.03%) Cisco
10 14 (9.03%) Change Management
11 13 (8.39%) Banking
12 12 (7.74%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.10%) PRINCE2
13 11 (7.10%) Linux
13 11 (7.10%) Microsoft
14 10 (6.45%) Business Continuity
14 10 (6.45%) DevOps
15 9 (5.81%) Supplier Management
15 9 (5.81%) LAN
15 9 (5.81%) WAN
15 9 (5.81%) Risk Management
15 9 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (5.16%) Telecoms
16 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
16 8 (5.16%) Configuration Management
16 8 (5.16%) SCOM
16 8 (5.16%) ITIL V3
16 8 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.29%) IIS
2 2 (1.29%) Lync
3 1 (0.65%) TWiki
3 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.65%) Apache
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) MS Project
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) IaaS
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.81%) LAN
1 9 (5.81%) WAN
2 7 (4.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.87%) Firewall
4 4 (2.58%) DNS
5 3 (1.94%) SSL
5 3 (1.94%) VoIP
5 3 (1.94%) SSH
5 3 (1.94%) HTTP
5 3 (1.94%) SNMP
5 3 (1.94%) Internet
5 3 (1.94%) NAS
6 2 (1.29%) LTE
6 2 (1.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.29%) GSM
6 2 (1.29%) SAN
7 1 (0.65%) Intranet
7 1 (0.65%) UMTS
7 1 (0.65%) 3G
7 1 (0.65%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.29%) OLAP
3 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.29%) IDOL
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 44 (28.39%) Finance
2 13 (8.39%) Banking
3 8 (5.16%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.87%) Billing
5 5 (3.23%) Retail
5 5 (3.23%) Advertising
5 5 (3.23%) Back Office
6 3 (1.94%) Publishing
6 3 (1.94%) Games
6 3 (1.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) German Language
7 1 (0.65%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.94%) .NET
1 3 (1.94%) Middleware
2 2 (1.29%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) HTML5
3 1 (0.65%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.65%) Servlets
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.87%) Open Source
3 4 (2.58%) NHS
4 3 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.94%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.94%) Derivative
4 3 (1.94%) Online Games
5 2 (1.29%) RMADS
5 2 (1.29%) Informatics
6 1 (0.65%) CMDB
6 1 (0.65%) Economics
6 1 (0.65%) PKI
6 1 (0.65%) FMCG
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.68%) Windows
2 11 (7.10%) Linux
3 3 (1.94%) UNIX
4 2 (1.29%) CentOS
4 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.42%) ITIL
2 38 (24.52%) Service Delivery
3 29 (18.71%) Service Management
4 26 (16.77%) Project Management
5 19 (12.26%) Operations Management
6 14 (9.03%) Change Management
7 12 (7.74%) E-Commerce
8 11 (7.10%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.45%) Business Continuity
9 10 (6.45%) DevOps
10 9 (5.81%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.81%) Supplier Management
11 8 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.16%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.16%) ITIL V3
12 7 (4.52%) ITSM
12 7 (4.52%) Resource Management
12 7 (4.52%) Problem Management
13 6 (3.87%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.58%) C
1 4 (2.58%) SQL
2 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.29%) PHP
3 2 (1.29%) Python
3 2 (1.29%) Java
4 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.65%) Perl
4 1 (0.65%) C#
4 1 (0.65%) Ruby
4 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (16.77%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.32%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.52%) Degree
4 3 (1.94%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.94%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.29%) CCENT
5 2 (1.29%) CCNA
5 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PMP
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ISEB
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (19.35%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) AIFMD
2 4 (2.58%) UCITS
3 1 (0.65%) BS7799
3 1 (0.65%) BS15000
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) GPG13
3 1 (0.65%) EMIR
3 1 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.94%) NFS
4 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) SCOM
2 5 (3.23%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (1.94%) Puppet
4 2 (1.29%) OpenView
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
5 1 (0.65%) SCCM
5 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (9.03%) Cisco
2 11 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.52%) HP
3 7 (4.52%) VMware
4 6 (3.87%) SAP
5 3 (1.94%) Remedy
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle
6 2 (1.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.29%) Juniper
6 2 (1.29%) BMC
6 2 (1.29%) Dell
6 2 (1.29%) EMC
6 2 (1.29%) McAfee
7 1 (0.65%) Huawei
7 1 (0.65%) Veeam
7 1 (0.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.65%) F5
7 1 (0.65%) Demandware
7 1 (0.65%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.65%) Citrix
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