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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 547 541 515
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 78 78 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 38
Median daily rate £495 £488 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.43% +11.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £392 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £711 £575 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £46.21 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +180.06%
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
46717 48225 45605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30823 30939 28425
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 £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1834 1871
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +8 31 £475 -2.66% 12
South East -5 16 £438 +4.47% 6
North West -8 13 £700 +21.73% 2
South West -7 6 £488 +14.70% 2
East of England +10 3 £440 -4.86% 1
North East - 3 £345 - 1
East Midlands +8 2 £275 -
West Midlands -28 2 £403 -26.81% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
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Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 68 (40.00%) ITIL
2 38 (22.35%) Finance
3 30 (17.65%) Project Management
4 29 (17.06%) Service Management
4 29 (17.06%) Windows
5 27 (15.88%) VMware
6 24 (14.12%) Security Cleared
7 23 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (12.35%) SC Cleared
9 20 (11.76%) Active Directory
9 20 (11.76%) People Management
10 18 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (10.59%) Service Delivery
10 18 (10.59%) Change Management
11 17 (10.00%) Data Centre
12 16 (9.41%) Microsoft
13 15 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (8.82%) SLA
13 15 (8.82%) Web Services
14 14 (8.24%) EMC
14 14 (8.24%) ITIL V3
15 13 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (7.65%) EMC VNX
15 13 (7.65%) Management Information System
15 13 (7.65%) Linux
16 12 (7.06%) DNS
16 12 (7.06%) Telecoms
16 12 (7.06%) Firewall
16 12 (7.06%) Red Hat

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 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.76%) Apache
4 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.76%) MS Office
2 3 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Unica
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) IaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.18%) PaaS
2 2 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) DNS
1 12 (7.06%) Firewall
2 9 (5.29%) LAN
2 9 (5.29%) WAN
3 5 (2.94%) SSL
3 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.35%) DOCSIS
4 4 (2.35%) GPON
4 4 (2.35%) SMS
4 4 (2.35%) VDSL
5 3 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.76%) DHCP
5 3 (1.76%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.18%) ATM
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.18%) SAN
7 1 (0.59%) NAS
7 1 (0.59%) Network Security
7 1 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) MySQL
2 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.76%) Pentaho
2 3 (1.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.76%) JIRA
1 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (22.35%) Finance
2 12 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.88%) Banking
4 8 (4.71%) Marketing
5 5 (2.94%) Legal
5 5 (2.94%) Retail
6 4 (2.35%) Back Office
6 4 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.35%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.76%) Billing
7 3 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.76%) Games
8 2 (1.18%) Advertising
8 2 (1.18%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.82%) Web Services
2 10 (5.88%) LAMP
3 3 (1.76%) Middleware
4 1 (0.59%) Java RMI
4 1 (0.59%) JAX-RS
4 1 (0.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.65%) EMC VNX
2 13 (7.65%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.88%) User Experience
4 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.53%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.35%) NHS
7 3 (1.76%) CMDB
7 3 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.76%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.76%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.18%) Online Games
8 2 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.18%) Statistics
9 1 (0.59%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.59%) Clustering
9 1 (0.59%) FMCG
9 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.06%) Windows
2 13 (7.65%) Linux
3 10 (5.88%) Unix
4 7 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.53%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.18%) CentOS
9 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (40.00%) ITIL
2 30 (17.65%) Project Management
3 29 (17.06%) Service Management
4 20 (11.76%) People Management
5 18 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.59%) Change Management
5 18 (10.59%) Service Delivery
5 18 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.24%) ITIL V3
7 13 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (7.06%) Information Security
8 12 (7.06%) Performance Management
9 10 (5.88%) DevOps
9 10 (5.88%) ITSM
9 10 (5.88%) Security Operations
10 9 (5.29%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.29%) Incident Management
10 9 (5.29%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.12%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.88%) C
2 9 (5.29%) SQL
3 4 (2.35%) Java
4 3 (1.76%) VBA
5 2 (1.18%) COBOL
5 2 (1.18%) PHP
6 1 (0.59%) C++
6 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.71%) Degree
5 5 (2.94%) CISSP
5 5 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.76%) CISM
6 3 (1.76%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.18%) CCNA
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.18%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.18%) GCIA
7 2 (1.18%) MBA
7 2 (1.18%) MCP
7 2 (1.18%) PMP
8 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.82%) SLA
2 6 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.76%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.76%) QA
4 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.59%) COBIT
5 1 (0.59%) COSO
5 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.59%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.47%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.76%) NFS
4 3 (1.76%) 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 10 (5.88%) SCOM
2 4 (2.35%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.76%) 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%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.59%) QRadar
5 1 (0.59%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 27 (15.88%) VMware
2 16 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.24%) EMC
4 12 (7.06%) Red Hat
5 11 (6.47%) Cisco
6 5 (2.94%) HP
7 4 (2.35%) Remedy
7 4 (2.35%) Symantec
7 4 (2.35%) Veritas
8 3 (1.76%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.76%) Avaya
8 3 (1.76%) Greenplum
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle
8 3 (1.76%) SAP
8 3 (1.76%) Tableau
9 2 (1.18%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.18%) BMC
9 2 (1.18%) Citrix
9 2 (1.18%) Splunk
10 1 (0.59%) Juniper