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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 525 507 466
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -41
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 70 76 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 52
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£485 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £343 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £633 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.61 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.21 - -
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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
47845 45746 43111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.64% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31018 28289 25848
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1784 1845 1993
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 30 £488 +0.10% 8
South West +11 12 £500 +5.26% 7
South East -27 11 £475 +5.55% 9
North West -22 6 £538 +27.21% 1
West Midlands +5 5 £550 +22.22% 2
East of England +4 4 £425 -32.00%
Midlands -1 1 - -
East Midlands -11 1 £463 - 2
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Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 49 (34.75%) ITIL
2 26 (18.44%) VMware
3 24 (17.02%) Windows
3 24 (17.02%) Data Centre
4 22 (15.60%) Finance
4 22 (15.60%) Project Management
4 22 (15.60%) Service Delivery
5 16 (11.35%) Incident Management
5 16 (11.35%) Service Management
6 15 (10.64%) SLA
6 15 (10.64%) Active Directory
6 15 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
7 13 (9.22%) Performance Management
7 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
7 13 (9.22%) PRINCE2
8 12 (8.51%) Change Management
8 12 (8.51%) Firewall
8 12 (8.51%) Citrix
8 12 (8.51%) Operations Management
8 12 (8.51%) SC Cleared
9 11 (7.80%) MS Office
9 11 (7.80%) MS Excel
10 10 (7.09%) Capacity Management
10 10 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.09%) Problem Management
10 10 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.38%) Telecoms
11 9 (6.38%) MS Exchange
11 9 (6.38%) WAN

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.84%) Lync
3 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.42%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Office
1 11 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) MS Project
3 2 (1.42%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.42%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.51%) Firewall
2 9 (6.38%) WAN
3 8 (5.67%) LAN
4 7 (4.96%) SAN
5 6 (4.26%) DNS
6 5 (3.55%) DHCP
7 4 (2.84%) HTTP
7 4 (2.84%) Internet
7 4 (2.84%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.42%) NAS
9 2 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.71%) Network Security
10 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.71%) PBX
10 1 (0.71%) 3G
10 1 (0.71%) BGP
10 1 (0.71%) ICMP
10 1 (0.71%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) DB2
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 22 (15.60%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.67%) Marketing
4 5 (3.55%) Legal
4 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.55%) Banking
5 4 (2.84%) Back Office
5 4 (2.84%) Local Government
6 3 (2.13%) Electronics
7 2 (1.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) XML
1 3 (2.13%) Middleware
2 2 (1.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) jQuery
3 1 (0.71%) HTML5
3 1 (0.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.84%) NHS
4 3 (2.13%) PMI
4 3 (2.13%) Replication
4 3 (2.13%) FMCG
4 3 (2.13%) iPad
5 2 (1.42%) User Experience
5 2 (1.42%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) DTV
6 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.71%) Wiki
6 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.02%) Windows
2 5 (3.55%) Linux
2 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.13%) Android
3 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.42%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.71%) UNIX
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.75%) ITIL
2 22 (15.60%) Project Management
2 22 (15.60%) Service Delivery
3 16 (11.35%) Service Management
3 16 (11.35%) Incident Management
4 13 (9.22%) Performance Management
4 13 (9.22%) PRINCE2
5 12 (8.51%) Change Management
5 12 (8.51%) Operations Management
6 10 (7.09%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (7.09%) Capacity Management
7 9 (6.38%) Coaching
8 8 (5.67%) SIEM
8 8 (5.67%) Supplier Management
9 7 (4.96%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.26%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.26%) ITSM
10 6 (4.26%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.84%) SQL
2 3 (2.13%) C
3 2 (1.42%) Java
4 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.71%) ABAP
4 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.84%) Degree
4 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.42%) CCNP
6 2 (1.42%) CCNA
6 2 (1.42%) CISSP
6 2 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.71%) CISA
7 1 (0.71%) CISM
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.64%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (10.64%) Active Directory
1 15 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.55%) vSphere
3 4 (2.84%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.84%) XenApp
4 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) SCOM
2 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.42%) SCCM
2 2 (1.42%) SCSM
3 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.71%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.71%) MOM
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (18.44%) VMware
2 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.51%) Citrix
4 9 (6.38%) Cisco
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle
6 4 (2.84%) IBM
6 4 (2.84%) HP
7 3 (2.13%) SAP
7 3 (2.13%) BMC
7 3 (2.13%) NetApp
8 2 (1.42%) Apple
8 2 (1.42%) Dell
8 2 (1.42%) Adobe
8 2 (1.42%) Google
8 2 (1.42%) NetScout
9 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.71%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.71%) Progress
9 1 (0.71%) Symantec
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