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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 525 534 521
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 81 79 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 35
Median daily rate £475 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £343 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £704 £588 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.72
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
46756 47408 46705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.70% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30937 29879 29302
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1327 1880 1986
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +10 32 £463 -5.22% 16
South East -9 25 £438 +6.06% 5
North West -13 9 £700 +30.23% 7
Yorkshire +8 4 £405 -32.50%
East of England +7 4 £440 -12.00% 2
East Midlands +6 2 £275 -47.61%
South West -12 2 £425 - 4
North East - 2 £325 -
West Midlands -17 1 £403 -26.81% 3
Operations Manager
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Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 62 (38.99%) ITIL
2 30 (18.87%) Finance
2 30 (18.87%) Windows
3 27 (16.98%) Service Management
3 27 (16.98%) Project Management
4 26 (16.35%) VMware
5 24 (15.09%) Security Cleared
6 22 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (13.84%) Change Management
7 21 (13.21%) Active Directory
7 21 (13.21%) SC Cleared
7 21 (13.21%) People Management
8 17 (10.69%) Service Delivery
8 17 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
10 15 (9.43%) ITIL V3
10 15 (9.43%) Data Centre
11 14 (8.81%) Information Security
11 14 (8.81%) SLA
11 14 (8.81%) EMC
11 14 (8.81%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (8.81%) Firewall
11 14 (8.81%) Management Information System
12 13 (8.18%) ITSM
12 13 (8.18%) Linux
12 13 (8.18%) Web Services
12 13 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (8.18%) EMC VNX
13 12 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (7.55%) Performance Management

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 8 (5.03%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.89%) Apache
3 2 (1.26%) IIS
3 2 (1.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Unica
2 2 (1.26%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.26%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) Firewall
2 12 (7.55%) DNS
3 9 (5.66%) LAN
3 9 (5.66%) WAN
4 6 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.14%) SSL
6 4 (2.52%) DHCP
7 3 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.89%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.89%) SAN
7 3 (1.89%) SMS
8 2 (1.26%) ATM
8 2 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.26%) NAS
8 2 (1.26%) VPN
9 1 (0.63%) Network Security
9 1 (0.63%) NFC
9 1 (0.63%) VoIP
9 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.14%) MySQL
2 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (18.87%) Finance
2 10 (6.29%) Banking
3 9 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.14%) Retail
5 4 (2.52%) Back Office
5 4 (2.52%) Marketing
5 4 (2.52%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.89%) Games
6 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Legal
7 2 (1.26%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.18%) Web Services
2 10 (6.29%) LAMP
3 2 (1.26%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.81%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.18%) EMC VNX
4 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.77%) User Experience
6 4 (2.52%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.52%) NHS
6 4 (2.52%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.26%) CMDB
8 2 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.26%) Online Games
8 2 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.26%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.63%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) FMCG
9 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.87%) Windows
2 13 (8.18%) Linux
3 9 (5.66%) Unix
4 7 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.26%) CentOS
8 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.99%) ITIL
2 27 (16.98%) Project Management
2 27 (16.98%) Service Management
3 22 (13.84%) Change Management
4 21 (13.21%) People Management
5 17 (10.69%) Service Delivery
5 17 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (9.43%) ITIL V3
7 14 (8.81%) Information Security
8 13 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.18%) ITSM
9 12 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (7.55%) Performance Management
10 11 (6.92%) Incident Management
10 11 (6.92%) Security Operations
11 10 (6.29%) Problem Management
12 9 (5.66%) DevOps
13 8 (5.03%) PRINCE2
14 7 (4.40%) CRM
14 7 (4.40%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.03%) C
2 6 (3.77%) SQL
3 3 (1.89%) Java
4 2 (1.26%) COBOL
4 2 (1.26%) VBA
5 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.63%) PHP
5 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.81%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.40%) Degree
5 6 (3.77%) CISSP
6 5 (3.14%) MCP
7 3 (1.89%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.89%) CISM
7 3 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.89%) GCIA
7 3 (1.89%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.26%) CCNA
8 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.26%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.26%) PMP
9 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.63%) CISA
9 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.81%) SLA
2 6 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.26%) QA
4 2 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.63%) COBIT
5 1 (0.63%) COSO
5 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (13.21%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.92%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.89%) NFS
5 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.63%) Firmware
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) SCOM
2 4 (2.52%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.89%) Nagios
4 2 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.26%) MOM
4 2 (1.26%) OVSD
4 2 (1.26%) Puppet
4 2 (1.26%) QRadar
4 2 (1.26%) WMI
5 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.63%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.63%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.63%) Nessus
5 1 (0.63%) Nmap
5 1 (0.63%) SCCM
5 1 (0.63%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 26 (16.35%) VMware
2 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.81%) EMC
4 12 (7.55%) Red Hat
5 11 (6.92%) Cisco
6 5 (3.14%) HP
6 5 (3.14%) SAP
7 4 (2.52%) Veritas
8 3 (1.89%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.89%) Avaya
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle
8 3 (1.89%) Remedy
8 3 (1.89%) Splunk
8 3 (1.89%) Symantec
9 2 (1.26%) BMC
9 2 (1.26%) Citrix
9 2 (1.26%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.63%) Epicor
10 1 (0.63%) Juniper
10 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago