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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 502 480 495
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 86 80 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 39
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £314 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £650 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
- +20.08%
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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
48174 44665 47924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30490 27603 27558
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1960 1930 2386
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +8 28 £488 -2.50% 3
South East -13 23 £300 -12.40% 12
North West +3 16 £463 - 3
North East - 5 £300 -
Yorkshire -5 4 £325 -1.51% 4
South West -33 3 - - 3
West Midlands -21 2 £400 -23.80%
East Midlands +1 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 2
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Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 63 (40.13%) ITIL
2 39 (24.84%) Service Delivery
3 34 (21.66%) Service Management
4 33 (21.02%) SLA
5 32 (20.38%) Finance
5 32 (20.38%) Security Cleared
6 26 (16.56%) Project Management
7 23 (14.65%) Operations Management
8 19 (12.10%) SC Cleared
8 19 (12.10%) PRINCE2
9 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
10 16 (10.19%) Telecoms
11 12 (7.64%) People Management
11 12 (7.64%) Business Continuity
11 12 (7.64%) Change Management
12 11 (7.01%) Cisco
12 11 (7.01%) Windows
12 11 (7.01%) Supplier Management
13 10 (6.37%) Banking
13 10 (6.37%) Problem Management
13 10 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (5.73%) SCOM
14 9 (5.73%) Degree
14 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
15 8 (5.10%) Risk Management
15 8 (5.10%) ITSM
15 8 (5.10%) Configuration Management
15 8 (5.10%) Linux
15 8 (5.10%) ITIL V3
16 7 (4.46%) Resource Management

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) Lync
3 1 (0.64%) TWiki
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) MS Office
1 4 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) LAN
1 6 (3.82%) WAN
1 6 (3.82%) LTE
2 5 (3.18%) GSM
3 4 (2.55%) Firewall
3 4 (2.55%) HTTP
3 4 (2.55%) UMTS
3 4 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.55%) SSL
4 3 (1.91%) SAN
4 3 (1.91%) VoIP
5 2 (1.27%) SNMP
5 2 (1.27%) 3G
5 2 (1.27%) 2G
5 2 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.64%) NGN
6 1 (0.64%) MPLS
6 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.64%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.27%) OLAP
3 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.27%) IDOL
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 32 (20.38%) Finance
2 16 (10.19%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.37%) Banking
4 5 (3.18%) Back Office
5 4 (2.55%) Legal
5 4 (2.55%) Retail
6 3 (1.91%) Advertising
6 3 (1.91%) Publishing
7 2 (1.27%) Law
7 2 (1.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) Military
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.91%) Middleware
2 2 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (0.64%) HTML5
3 1 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.46%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.91%) Fixed Income
3 3 (1.91%) NHS
3 3 (1.91%) Derivative
4 2 (1.27%) Informatics
4 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.27%) PKI
4 2 (1.27%) Open Source
4 2 (1.27%) RMADS
5 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.64%) User Experience
5 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.64%) FMCG
5 1 (0.64%) Economics
5 1 (0.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.01%) Windows
2 8 (5.10%) Linux
3 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.27%) CentOS
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (40.13%) ITIL
2 39 (24.84%) Service Delivery
3 34 (21.66%) Service Management
4 26 (16.56%) Project Management
5 23 (14.65%) Operations Management
6 19 (12.10%) PRINCE2
7 12 (7.64%) Change Management
7 12 (7.64%) Business Continuity
7 12 (7.64%) People Management
8 11 (7.01%) Supplier Management
9 10 (6.37%) Problem Management
9 10 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.10%) ITIL V3
10 8 (5.10%) ITSM
10 8 (5.10%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.10%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.46%) Resource Management
11 7 (4.46%) DevOps
11 7 (4.46%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.82%) C
2 3 (1.91%) Python
3 2 (1.27%) Ruby
3 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.27%) PHP
3 2 (1.27%) SQL
4 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.64%) C#
4 1 (0.64%) Java
4 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (20.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.73%) Degree
4 5 (3.18%) PMP
4 5 (3.18%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.18%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.91%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) CIPD
6 2 (1.27%) CCENT
6 2 (1.27%) MCSE
6 2 (1.27%) MCSA
6 2 (1.27%) CCNA
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.64%) ISEB
7 1 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (21.02%) SLA
2 4 (2.55%) AIFMD
2 4 (2.55%) UCITS
3 2 (1.27%) EMIR
3 2 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.64%) BS7799
4 1 (0.64%) BS15000
4 1 (0.64%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) QA
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) FATCA
4 1 (0.64%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (5.73%) SCOM
2 2 (1.27%) Puppet
2 2 (1.27%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (1.27%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.27%) SCCM
2 2 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.01%) Cisco
3 5 (3.18%) VMware
4 4 (2.55%) HP
5 3 (1.91%) SAP
5 3 (1.91%) Citrix
5 3 (1.91%) BMC
5 3 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.91%) Remedy
6 2 (1.27%) McAfee
6 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.27%) Apple
6 2 (1.27%) Huawei
6 2 (1.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (1.27%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.27%) EMC
6 2 (1.27%) Juniper
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle
7 1 (0.64%) Sybase
7 1 (0.64%) Dell
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