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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
UK / England
Rank 503 524 518
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 72 79 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 58 47
Median daily rate £525 £478 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.33 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.33 - -

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
39180 45432 45208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.10% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25756 29645 28239
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1536 1792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +3 25 £500 -4.76% 21
North West +28 16 £600 +20.00% 2
South East +13 14 £463 +8.82% 5
East of England +2 6 £550 - 3
West Midlands +3 5 £500 -13.04% 4
South West +3 2 £425 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Operations Manager
UK

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 44 (29.93%) ITIL
2 42 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 32 (21.77%) Service Management
4 31 (21.09%) Security Operations
5 29 (19.73%) Finance
6 24 (16.33%) SLA
7 23 (15.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 21 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 19 (12.93%) Degree
10 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
10 18 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (11.56%) SC Cleared
12 16 (10.88%) VMware
12 16 (10.88%) Project Management
12 16 (10.88%) Cisco
13 15 (10.20%) CISSP
13 15 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (9.52%) Telecoms
15 13 (8.84%) Firewall
15 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
15 13 (8.84%) Windows
15 13 (8.84%) CRM
15 13 (8.84%) Incident Management
16 12 (8.16%) Problem Management
16 12 (8.16%) Change Management
16 12 (8.16%) SIEM
16 12 (8.16%) Vulnerability Management
17 11 (7.48%) People Management
17 11 (7.48%) ITIL V3

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 7 (4.76%) IIS
2 6 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.72%) CMS
3 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.04%) SaaS
3 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) Firewall
2 8 (5.44%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (4.76%) MPLS
3 7 (4.76%) WAN
4 6 (4.08%) LAN
5 5 (3.40%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.04%) 3G
7 3 (2.04%) DNS
7 3 (2.04%) VoIP
8 2 (1.36%) 2G
8 2 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.36%) DMVPN
8 2 (1.36%) LTE
9 1 (0.68%) 4G
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.68%) FWSM
9 1 (0.68%) Network Security
9 1 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.04%) Big Data
2 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (2.72%) Hudson
1 4 (2.72%) MSBuild
1 4 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.72%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (19.73%) Finance
2 14 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.80%) Banking
3 10 (6.80%) Retail
4 8 (5.44%) Marketing
5 6 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.40%) Advertising
7 3 (2.04%) Automotive
7 3 (2.04%) Local Government
8 2 (1.36%) Billing
8 2 (1.36%) Electronics
8 2 (1.36%) Games
9 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.68%) German Language
9 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) COM
2 1 (0.68%) LAMP
2 1 (0.68%) Mason
2 1 (0.68%) RSS
2 1 (0.68%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.65%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.80%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.08%) CMDB
4 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.04%) NHS
4 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.36%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.84%) Windows
2 6 (4.08%) Unix
3 5 (3.40%) Linux
3 5 (3.40%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) AIX
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.93%) ITIL
2 42 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 32 (21.77%) Service Management
4 31 (21.09%) Security Operations
5 21 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 18 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (10.88%) Project Management
8 15 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (8.84%) CRM
9 13 (8.84%) Incident Management
10 12 (8.16%) Change Management
10 12 (8.16%) Problem Management
10 12 (8.16%) SIEM
10 12 (8.16%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (7.48%) ITIL V3
11 11 (7.48%) People Management
12 9 (6.12%) Process Improvement
13 8 (5.44%) ITSM
13 8 (5.44%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.44%) SQL
2 4 (2.72%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.36%) C
3 2 (1.36%) Python
4 1 (0.68%) PHP
4 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (12.93%) Degree
2 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.56%) SC Cleared
4 15 (10.20%) CISSP
5 4 (2.72%) CISM
6 3 (2.04%) CCNA
6 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) CCENT
8 1 (0.68%) CCSP
8 1 (0.68%) CISA
8 1 (0.68%) IISP
8 1 (0.68%) ISACA
8 1 (0.68%) MCITP
8 1 (0.68%) MCSE
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.68%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.33%) SLA
2 7 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.76%) PMO
3 6 (4.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.36%) RMADS
5 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.68%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.40%) vSphere
4 2 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.36%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Nessus
1 5 (3.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (2.72%) Ansible
2 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.72%) Puppet
3 3 (2.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.36%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (10.88%) Cisco
1 16 (10.88%) VMware
2 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.76%) SAP
4 5 (3.40%) AlienVault
4 5 (3.40%) Avaya
4 5 (3.40%) Citrix
4 5 (3.40%) HP
4 5 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.72%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.72%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.04%) F5
7 2 (1.36%) BMC
7 2 (1.36%) Epicor
7 2 (1.36%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.36%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle
7 2 (1.36%) Remedy
7 2 (1.36%) Teradata
8 1 (0.68%) Intel Security
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