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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 549 543 530
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 88 70 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 25
Median daily rate £480 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.35% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.72
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
48428 48067 47032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.01% 94.75% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31953 29679 29276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1934 1971
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 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 6 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 -1 35 £475 -5.00% 11
South East -13 25 £444 +10.93% 8
North West -8 9 £700 +46.21%
South West +2 5 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +5 4 £405 -31.06%
East of England +7 3 £440 -16.19% 2
West Midlands -11 3 £575 +35.29% 5
East Midlands +8 2 £275 -47.61%
North East - 2 £325 - 2
Operations Manager
UK

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 63 (38.41%) ITIL
2 32 (19.51%) Finance
3 28 (17.07%) Service Management
3 28 (17.07%) Project Management
4 27 (16.46%) Windows
5 25 (15.24%) Change Management
6 24 (14.63%) VMware
7 22 (13.41%) Security Cleared
8 21 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (12.80%) Service Delivery
9 20 (12.20%) People Management
10 19 (11.59%) Active Directory
11 18 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (10.98%) SC Cleared
12 17 (10.37%) Data Centre
13 14 (8.54%) Management Information System
13 14 (8.54%) Microsoft
13 14 (8.54%) EMC
13 14 (8.54%) SLA
13 14 (8.54%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (8.54%) Information Security
13 14 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (8.54%) ITIL V3
14 13 (7.93%) Incident Management
14 13 (7.93%) Web Services
14 13 (7.93%) Firewall
14 13 (7.93%) EMC VNX
14 13 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (7.32%) Red Hat
15 12 (7.32%) DNS

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 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.83%) Apache
3 2 (1.22%) IIS
3 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Unica
2 2 (1.22%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.22%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) Office 365
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.61%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.93%) Firewall
2 12 (7.32%) DNS
3 10 (6.10%) WAN
4 8 (4.88%) LAN
5 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.05%) SSL
7 3 (1.83%) DHCP
7 3 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.83%) SAN
7 3 (1.83%) SMS
8 2 (1.22%) ATM
8 2 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.22%) NAS
8 2 (1.22%) VPN
9 1 (0.61%) DMVPN
9 1 (0.61%) ISDN
9 1 (0.61%) NFC
9 1 (0.61%) VoIP
9 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) MySQL
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (19.51%) Finance
2 10 (6.10%) Banking
3 9 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.66%) Retail
5 4 (2.44%) Back Office
5 4 (2.44%) Marketing
5 4 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.83%) Games
6 3 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.93%) Web Services
2 10 (6.10%) LAMP
3 2 (1.22%) Middleware
4 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.93%) EMC VNX
4 8 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.66%) User Experience
6 4 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.44%) NHS
6 4 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.83%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.83%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.22%) CMDB
8 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.22%) Online Games
8 2 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.22%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.61%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.46%) Windows
2 11 (6.71%) Linux
3 9 (5.49%) Unix
4 7 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) CentOS
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.41%) ITIL
2 28 (17.07%) Project Management
2 28 (17.07%) Service Management
3 25 (15.24%) Change Management
4 21 (12.80%) Service Delivery
5 20 (12.20%) People Management
6 18 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (8.54%) Information Security
7 14 (8.54%) ITIL V3
8 13 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (7.93%) Incident Management
9 11 (6.71%) ITSM
9 11 (6.71%) Performance Management
9 11 (6.71%) Problem Management
9 11 (6.71%) Security Operations
10 9 (5.49%) DevOps
10 9 (5.49%) Service Design
11 7 (4.27%) SIEM
11 7 (4.27%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.88%) C
2 5 (3.05%) SQL
3 3 (1.83%) Java
4 2 (1.22%) COBOL
4 2 (1.22%) VBA
5 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.61%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.54%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.66%) CISSP
4 6 (3.66%) Degree
5 5 (3.05%) MCP
6 4 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.83%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.83%) CISM
7 3 (1.83%) GCIA
7 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.22%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.22%) PMP
9 1 (0.61%) CCNA
9 1 (0.61%) CEH
9 1 (0.61%) CISA
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.61%) MCITP
9 1 (0.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.54%) SLA
2 6 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.22%) QA
4 2 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.61%) COBIT
5 1 (0.61%) COSO
5 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.61%) Firmware
5 1 (0.61%) NFS
5 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) SCOM
2 4 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.22%) Nagios
3 2 (1.22%) Puppet
3 2 (1.22%) QRadar
3 2 (1.22%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.61%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.61%) MOM
4 1 (0.61%) Nessus
4 1 (0.61%) Nmap
4 1 (0.61%) OVSD
4 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.61%) SCSM
4 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.61%) WMI
4 1 (0.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 24 (14.63%) VMware
2 14 (8.54%) EMC
2 14 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.71%) Cisco
5 5 (3.05%) SAP
6 4 (2.44%) Veritas
7 3 (1.83%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.83%) Avaya
7 3 (1.83%) HP
7 3 (1.83%) Oracle
7 3 (1.83%) Remedy
7 3 (1.83%) Splunk
7 3 (1.83%) Symantec
8 2 (1.22%) BMC
8 2 (1.22%) Citrix
8 2 (1.22%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.61%) BT
9 1 (0.61%) Epicor
9 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
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