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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 521 515 524
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 75 78 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 51 26
Average daily rate £481 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operations Manager
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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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 37 £525 +10.52% 10
South East +10 16 £425 -5.55% 5
West Midlands -7 8 £550 +19.76% 3
East Midlands -11 4 £475 +40.74%
North West - 4 £500 - 3
South West +4 3 £325 -7.14% 2
East of England -2 1 - -
North East -18 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -31 1 £218 -62.17% 2
Operations Manager
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Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 62 (35.84%) ITIL
2 45 (26.01%) Finance
3 42 (24.28%) Service Delivery
4 36 (20.81%) Service Management
5 30 (17.34%) Security Cleared
6 24 (13.87%) SC Cleared
6 24 (13.87%) Project Management
7 23 (13.29%) Incident Management
8 22 (12.72%) Change Management
9 20 (11.56%) Problem Management
10 19 (10.98%) Microsoft
11 18 (10.40%) PRINCE2
12 15 (8.67%) SLA
12 15 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.94%) Telecoms
14 12 (6.94%) Windows
14 12 (6.94%) Operations Management
14 12 (6.94%) Degree
14 12 (6.94%) Data Centre
15 11 (6.36%) Line Management
15 11 (6.36%) Security Operations
15 11 (6.36%) Information Security
15 11 (6.36%) MS Excel
15 11 (6.36%) ITSM
16 10 (5.78%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (5.20%) Supplier Management
17 9 (5.20%) Banking
17 9 (5.20%) SAP
17 9 (5.20%) Management Information System

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (2.31%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.16%) IIS
2 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.58%) CMS
3 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.05%) MS Office
2 7 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.16%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.58%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.58%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.31%) Google Apps
2 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.16%) Office 365
3 2 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) Firewall
2 5 (2.89%) WAN
3 4 (2.31%) LAN
3 4 (2.31%) Network Security
3 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.16%) ATM
4 2 (1.16%) DHCP
4 2 (1.16%) DNS
4 2 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.16%) NAS
4 2 (1.16%) SAN
4 2 (1.16%) VPN
5 1 (0.58%) DMVPN
5 1 (0.58%) HTTP
5 1 (0.58%) ISDN
5 1 (0.58%) MPLS
5 1 (0.58%) NFC
5 1 (0.58%) SMS
5 1 (0.58%) SSL
5 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.58%) MySQL
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) StarTeam
General
1 45 (26.01%) Finance
2 12 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.20%) Banking
4 5 (2.89%) Legal
4 5 (2.89%) Retail
5 4 (2.31%) Back Office
5 4 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.31%) Marketing
6 3 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.16%) Electronics
7 2 (1.16%) Games
7 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.16%) LAMP
1 2 (1.16%) Web Services
2 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.58%) COM
2 1 (0.58%) HTML
2 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.47%) NHS
5 4 (2.31%) CESG
5 4 (2.31%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.31%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.16%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.16%) FMCG
6 2 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.16%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.94%) Windows
2 7 (4.05%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.31%) Unix
4 3 (1.73%) Linux
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.84%) ITIL
2 42 (24.28%) Service Delivery
3 36 (20.81%) Service Management
4 24 (13.87%) Project Management
5 23 (13.29%) Incident Management
6 22 (12.72%) Change Management
7 20 (11.56%) Problem Management
8 18 (10.40%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.94%) Operations Management
11 11 (6.36%) Information Security
11 11 (6.36%) ITSM
11 11 (6.36%) Line Management
11 11 (6.36%) Security Operations
12 9 (5.20%) Business Continuity
12 9 (5.20%) Supplier Management
13 8 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.62%) ITIL V3
14 7 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (4.05%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.05%) SQL
2 3 (1.73%) C
2 3 (1.73%) C#
3 2 (1.16%) COBOL
4 1 (0.58%) Java
4 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.58%) PHP
4 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (17.34%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.87%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.94%) Degree
4 10 (5.78%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.89%) MCP
6 5 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.31%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.73%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.73%) CISSP
8 3 (1.73%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.16%) GCIA
9 2 (1.16%) PMP
10 1 (0.58%) CEH
10 1 (0.58%) CIPD
10 1 (0.58%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.58%) MCSE
10 1 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.67%) SLA
2 7 (4.05%) ISO 9001
3 6 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.89%) QA
5 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.58%) COBIT
6 1 (0.58%) COSO
6 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.16%) QRadar
3 1 (0.58%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.58%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.58%) Nessus
3 1 (0.58%) Nmap
3 1 (0.58%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) SCOM
3 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.58%) SCSM
3 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.58%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.20%) SAP
3 8 (4.62%) Google
3 8 (4.62%) VMware
4 4 (2.31%) Cisco
4 4 (2.31%) HP
5 3 (1.73%) Huawei
6 2 (1.16%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.16%) EMC
6 2 (1.16%) IBM
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.16%) Saba
6 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.16%) Splunk
7 1 (0.58%) BMC
7 1 (0.58%) Borland
7 1 (0.58%) CA
7 1 (0.58%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle
7 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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