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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 535 526 542
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 71 88 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 55 48
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £305 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £553 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - -
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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +7 28 £525 +16.66% 9
South East +33 20 £450 +0.27% 7
West Midlands -15 6 £550 +10.00% 3
East of England +2 5 £500 - 3
Yorkshire +16 3 £500 +53.84% 2
North West -4 3 £331 -26.38% 8
North East -27 3 £468 +46.09% 1
South West +9 2 £363 -19.44% 3
Operations Manager
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Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 54 (34.62%) ITIL
2 52 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 37 (23.72%) Finance
4 32 (20.51%) Service Management
5 29 (18.59%) SLA
6 26 (16.67%) Project Management
7 23 (14.74%) VMware
8 20 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 19 (12.18%) Cisco
10 18 (11.54%) Windows
11 17 (10.90%) Security Cleared
11 17 (10.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (10.26%) Security Operations
12 16 (10.26%) SC Cleared
12 16 (10.26%) MS Excel
12 16 (10.26%) Telecoms
13 15 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (8.33%) Data Centre
15 13 (8.33%) Firewall
15 13 (8.33%) Active Directory
16 12 (7.69%) WAN
16 12 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (7.69%) SQL
16 12 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (7.69%) Degree
16 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (7.05%) SharePoint
18 10 (6.41%) MS Exchange

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 11 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.41%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.77%) IIS
4 4 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.92%) CMS
5 3 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.64%) Confluence
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.56%) IaaS
3 3 (1.92%) Office 365
3 3 (1.92%) PaaS
3 3 (1.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.33%) Firewall
2 12 (7.69%) WAN
3 9 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.13%) LAN
5 7 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.56%) DNS
7 4 (2.56%) DOCSIS
7 4 (2.56%) GPON
7 4 (2.56%) VDSL
8 3 (1.92%) 3G
8 3 (1.92%) MPLS
9 2 (1.28%) 2G
9 2 (1.28%) Internet
9 2 (1.28%) LTE
9 2 (1.28%) SAN
10 1 (0.64%) 4G
10 1 (0.64%) FWSM
10 1 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.64%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.28%) Big Data
2 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.28%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.64%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (2.56%) Hudson
1 4 (2.56%) JIRA
1 4 (2.56%) MSBuild
1 4 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.56%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (23.72%) Finance
2 16 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.13%) Banking
3 8 (5.13%) Retail
4 6 (3.85%) Advertising
4 6 (3.85%) Marketing
5 3 (1.92%) Automotive
5 3 (1.92%) Billing
5 3 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.28%) Back Office
6 2 (1.28%) Games
6 2 (1.28%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) German Language
7 1 (0.64%) Local Government
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.56%) .NET
2 3 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.13%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (3.85%) User Experience
6 4 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.92%) NHS
8 2 (1.28%) Clustering
8 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.28%) Statistics
9 1 (0.64%) CMDB
9 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.64%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.64%) Informatics
9 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.54%) Windows
2 8 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.85%) Linux
4 5 (3.21%) Unix
5 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.64%) AIX
8 1 (0.64%) Android
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (34.62%) ITIL
2 52 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 32 (20.51%) Service Management
4 26 (16.67%) Project Management
5 17 (10.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (10.26%) Security Operations
7 15 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.41%) Problem Management
8 10 (6.41%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (5.77%) Change Management
9 9 (5.77%) Trend Analysis
10 8 (5.13%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.13%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.13%) SIEM
10 8 (5.13%) Supplier Management
11 7 (4.49%) ITIL V3
11 7 (4.49%) Process Improvement
11 7 (4.49%) Risk Management
11 7 (4.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.69%) SQL
2 6 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.21%) C
4 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.64%) Perl
5 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.64%) VB
5 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.69%) Degree
3 12 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.21%) CCNA
4 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.92%) CCENT
6 3 (1.92%) CISM
6 3 (1.92%) CISSP
6 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.92%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.92%) PMP
7 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.64%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.64%) CCSP
8 1 (0.64%) ISACA
8 1 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.59%) SLA
2 7 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.92%) RMADS
5 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.64%) QA
5 1 (0.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.85%) vSphere
4 2 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Nessus
1 6 (3.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (3.21%) SCOM
3 4 (2.56%) Ansible
3 4 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.56%) Puppet
4 3 (1.92%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.28%) WSUS
6 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.64%) MOM
6 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.64%) SCCM
6 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (14.74%) VMware
2 20 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 19 (12.18%) Cisco
4 8 (5.13%) HP
5 7 (4.49%) Citrix
6 6 (3.85%) AlienVault
7 5 (3.21%) Avaya
8 4 (2.56%) Oracle
9 3 (1.92%) Remedy
9 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.92%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.92%) Tableau
10 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.28%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.28%) Epicor
10 2 (1.28%) Greenplum
10 2 (1.28%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.28%) Symantec
10 2 (1.28%) Teradata
10 2 (1.28%) Veeam
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