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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 537 494 496
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 68 84 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 46
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£419 £475 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.61 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.21 - -
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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
48378 47116 45288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31417 29051 27524
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1807 1859 1986
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.29 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 +12 25 £406 -18.75% 13
South East -20 10 £475 +26.66% 9
South West -1 9 £500 +5.26% 8
North East -20 9 £378 +25.83%
North West -38 8 £400 -11.11% 1
East of England +2 2 £425 -32.00%
Yorkshire -29 2 - - 2
West Midlands +7 1 - - 3
Midlands +2 1 - -
East Midlands -9 1 £463 - 5
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Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 54 (36.73%) ITIL
2 32 (21.77%) Finance
3 25 (17.01%) Service Delivery
4 24 (16.33%) Service Management
5 23 (15.65%) VMware
6 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 21 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 20 (13.61%) Incident Management
7 20 (13.61%) Project Management
7 20 (13.61%) Windows
8 18 (12.24%) SLA
9 17 (11.56%) SC Cleared
10 15 (10.20%) MS Office
11 14 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 14 (9.52%) Problem Management
12 13 (8.84%) MS Excel
12 13 (8.84%) Change Management
13 12 (8.16%) Active Directory
13 12 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (7.48%) Supplier Management
14 11 (7.48%) PRINCE2
14 11 (7.48%) Telecoms
15 10 (6.80%) Capacity Management
15 10 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (6.80%) Citrix
15 10 (6.80%) Performance Management
16 9 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
16 9 (6.12%) Marketing
16 9 (6.12%) Operations Management

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 6 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.04%) IIS
2 3 (2.04%) Lync
3 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.68%) Jetty
4 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (10.20%) MS Office
2 13 (8.84%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.36%) MS Project
4 2 (1.36%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.36%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) Firewall
2 7 (4.76%) SAN
3 6 (4.08%) WAN
4 5 (3.40%) HTTP
4 5 (3.40%) LAN
5 4 (2.72%) Internet
5 4 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.04%) Network Security
6 3 (2.04%) DNS
7 2 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.36%) NAS
7 2 (1.36%) DHCP
8 1 (0.68%) FTP
8 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.68%) 3G
8 1 (0.68%) BGP
8 1 (0.68%) ICMP
8 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.68%) IPsec
8 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.36%) DB2
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (21.77%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.12%) Marketing
4 7 (4.76%) Legal
4 7 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.40%) Banking
6 4 (2.72%) Back Office
6 4 (2.72%) Electronics
7 3 (2.04%) Retail
7 3 (2.04%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) .NET
1 3 (2.04%) XML
2 2 (1.36%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) J2EE
3 1 (0.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.72%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.04%) FMCG
4 3 (2.04%) iPad
4 3 (2.04%) PMI
4 3 (2.04%) Replication
5 2 (1.36%) CESG
5 2 (1.36%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.36%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.36%) DTV
5 2 (1.36%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.36%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) EPoS
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.61%) Windows
2 6 (4.08%) Linux
3 3 (2.04%) Android
4 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.73%) ITIL
2 25 (17.01%) Service Delivery
3 24 (16.33%) Service Management
4 20 (13.61%) Project Management
4 20 (13.61%) Incident Management
5 14 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 13 (8.84%) Change Management
7 12 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (7.48%) PRINCE2
8 11 (7.48%) Supplier Management
9 10 (6.80%) Performance Management
9 10 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.80%) Capacity Management
10 9 (6.12%) Operations Management
11 8 (5.44%) Resource Management
11 8 (5.44%) SIEM
11 8 (5.44%) Business Continuity
12 7 (4.76%) Risk Management
13 6 (4.08%) Migration
13 6 (4.08%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.72%) SQL
2 3 (2.04%) C
2 3 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.68%) ABAP
3 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.04%) Degree
5 3 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.36%) CCNP
6 2 (1.36%) CCNA
6 2 (1.36%) CISSP
6 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) CISA
7 1 (0.68%) CISM
7 1 (0.68%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.24%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (8.16%) Active Directory
1 12 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.40%) vSphere
3 4 (2.72%) XenApp
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.68%) Xen
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) SCOM
2 2 (1.36%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.68%) SCSM
3 1 (0.68%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.68%) MOM
3 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (15.65%) VMware
2 14 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.80%) Citrix
4 9 (6.12%) Cisco
5 6 (4.08%) HP
6 5 (3.40%) Oracle
7 4 (2.72%) SAP
8 3 (2.04%) IBM
8 3 (2.04%) BMC
8 3 (2.04%) NetApp
8 3 (2.04%) Google
9 2 (1.36%) Huawei
9 2 (1.36%) NetScout
9 2 (1.36%) Apple
9 2 (1.36%) Dell
9 2 (1.36%) Adobe
10 1 (0.68%) Progress
10 1 (0.68%) Symantec
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.68%) CA
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