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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 526 566 523
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -43
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 89 77 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 48
Median daily rate £469 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -
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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +12 48 £500 +11.11% 16
South East +22 14 £375 -21.05% 8
West Midlands -12 12 £550 +69.23%
North West +14 5 £325 -18.75% 3
North East -28 5 £375 - 1
East of England - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +4 1 - - 3
South West -2 1 £363 -27.50% 3
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Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 58 (35.15%) ITIL
2 48 (29.09%) Finance
3 43 (26.06%) Service Delivery
4 30 (18.18%) Project Management
5 28 (16.97%) Service Management
6 26 (15.76%) Microsoft
7 25 (15.15%) SLA
8 23 (13.94%) Windows
8 23 (13.94%) VMware
9 20 (12.12%) MS Excel
9 20 (12.12%) People Management
9 20 (12.12%) Data Centre
10 19 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (11.52%) Cisco
10 19 (11.52%) Active Directory
11 18 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (8.48%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (8.48%) SQL
13 14 (8.48%) Degree
13 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
14 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
14 13 (7.88%) Telecoms
14 13 (7.88%) User Experience
14 13 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (7.27%) MS Exchange
15 12 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (6.67%) SCOM
16 11 (6.67%) WAN

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 12 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.64%) IIS
4 4 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.21%) Apache
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.82%) Office 365
3 2 (1.21%) IaaS
3 2 (1.21%) PaaS
3 2 (1.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.67%) WAN
2 7 (4.24%) Firewall
2 7 (4.24%) LAN
2 7 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.64%) DNS
3 6 (3.64%) DOCSIS
3 6 (3.64%) GPON
3 6 (3.64%) VDSL
4 4 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.42%) MPLS
5 3 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.82%) SAN
6 2 (1.21%) DHCP
6 2 (1.21%) Internet
6 2 (1.21%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.21%) VoIP
7 1 (0.61%) BGP
7 1 (0.61%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.61%) SNMP
7 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.42%) Pentaho
1 4 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.61%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) JIRA
2 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.82%) Hudson
3 3 (1.82%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (29.09%) Finance
2 13 (7.88%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.06%) Banking
4 9 (5.45%) Marketing
5 6 (3.64%) Legal
5 6 (3.64%) Retail
6 5 (3.03%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.42%) Back Office
7 4 (2.42%) Billing
8 2 (1.21%) Advertising
8 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.21%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) German Language
9 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) Middleware
1 5 (3.03%) Web Services
2 3 (1.82%) .NET
3 2 (1.21%) LAMP
4 1 (0.61%) Java RMI
4 1 (0.61%) JAX-RS
4 1 (0.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.88%) User Experience
3 8 (4.85%) Virtual Team
4 7 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.42%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (2.42%) NHS
6 4 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.82%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.21%) Clustering
8 2 (1.21%) CMDB
8 2 (1.21%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.21%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.21%) Statistics
9 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.61%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.61%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.94%) Windows
2 8 (4.85%) Linux
2 8 (4.85%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.03%) Unix
3 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Android
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.15%) ITIL
2 43 (26.06%) Service Delivery
3 30 (18.18%) Project Management
4 28 (16.97%) Service Management
5 20 (12.12%) People Management
6 19 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.06%) Problem Management
9 10 (6.06%) Security Operations
10 9 (5.45%) Change Management
10 9 (5.45%) ITIL V3
10 9 (5.45%) ITSM
10 9 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (5.45%) Trend Analysis
11 8 (4.85%) B2B
11 8 (4.85%) Incident Management
11 8 (4.85%) Process Improvement
11 8 (4.85%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.24%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.48%) SQL
2 8 (4.85%) C
3 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.82%) Java
5 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.21%) VBA
6 1 (0.61%) C++
6 1 (0.61%) Perl
6 1 (0.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.61%) VB
6 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (8.48%) Degree
1 14 (8.48%) ITIL Certification
1 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.03%) CCNA
3 5 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.42%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.42%) PMP
5 3 (1.82%) CCENT
5 3 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.82%) MBA
6 2 (1.21%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.21%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CISA
7 1 (0.61%) CISM
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.15%) SLA
2 6 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.82%) QA
4 3 (1.82%) RMADS
5 2 (1.21%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.42%) vSphere
4 2 (1.21%) Firmware
4 2 (1.21%) NFS
4 2 (1.21%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.67%) SCOM
2 4 (2.42%) Nessus
2 4 (2.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.82%) Ansible
3 3 (1.82%) MOM
3 3 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.82%) Puppet
4 2 (1.21%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.21%) SCCM
4 2 (1.21%) WMI
4 2 (1.21%) WSUS
5 1 (0.61%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.61%) Nagios
5 1 (0.61%) OVSD
5 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.94%) VMware
3 19 (11.52%) Cisco
4 9 (5.45%) HP
5 8 (4.85%) Citrix
6 7 (4.24%) Oracle
7 5 (3.03%) Remedy
7 5 (3.03%) Tableau
8 4 (2.42%) AlienVault
8 4 (2.42%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.42%) EMC
8 4 (2.42%) Greenplum
9 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.82%) SAP
9 3 (1.82%) Veeam
10 2 (1.21%) Avaya
10 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.21%) Symantec
11 1 (0.61%) Juniper
11 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
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