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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 510 483 474
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 76 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 56
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£488 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £645 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.61 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.09% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.21 - £20.00
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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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -23 27 £488 +0.10% 9
South East -11 18 £425 - 10
South West 0 11 £425 +41.66% 7
North West -15 8 £575 +36.09% 2
East of England +7 6 £463 -26.00% 2
West Midlands +1 4 £550 +18.91% 6
East Midlands -6 1 - - 1
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Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 52 (34.90%) ITIL
2 27 (18.12%) VMware
3 26 (17.45%) Windows
3 26 (17.45%) Data Centre
4 25 (16.78%) Project Management
4 25 (16.78%) Service Delivery
4 25 (16.78%) Finance
5 21 (14.09%) Service Management
6 19 (12.75%) SLA
7 18 (12.08%) Microsoft
7 18 (12.08%) Incident Management
8 16 (10.74%) Active Directory
9 15 (10.07%) Problem Management
9 15 (10.07%) Security Cleared
9 15 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (9.40%) Change Management
11 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
11 13 (8.72%) PRINCE2
11 13 (8.72%) SC Cleared
11 13 (8.72%) Performance Management
11 13 (8.72%) Capacity Management
12 12 (8.05%) Resource Management
12 12 (8.05%) MS Office
12 12 (8.05%) Firewall
12 12 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (7.38%) WAN
14 10 (6.71%) Coaching
14 10 (6.71%) LAN
14 10 (6.71%) Cisco

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (5.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.68%) Lync
2 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.05%) MS Office
3 6 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.34%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.05%) Firewall
2 11 (7.38%) WAN
3 10 (6.71%) LAN
4 9 (6.04%) DNS
5 7 (4.70%) DHCP
6 6 (4.03%) SAN
7 4 (2.68%) Internet
7 4 (2.68%) HTTP
7 4 (2.68%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.34%) 3G
9 2 (1.34%) VPN
9 2 (1.34%) GSM
9 2 (1.34%) 4G
9 2 (1.34%) LTE
9 2 (1.34%) UMTS
10 1 (0.67%) NAS
10 1 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.67%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) DB2
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 25 (16.78%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.03%) Legal
3 6 (4.03%) Banking
4 5 (3.36%) Marketing
4 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.68%) Local Government
6 3 (2.01%) Back Office
6 3 (2.01%) Electronics
7 2 (1.34%) Retail
7 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.68%) XML
2 3 (2.01%) Middleware
3 2 (1.34%) .NET
4 1 (0.67%) CSS
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.67%) jQuery
4 1 (0.67%) HTML5
4 1 (0.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.45%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.68%) Replication
3 4 (2.68%) NHS
4 3 (2.01%) PMI
4 3 (2.01%) FMCG
4 3 (2.01%) iPad
5 2 (1.34%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.34%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.67%) DTV
6 1 (0.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Wiki
6 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) User Experience
6 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.45%) Windows
2 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.68%) Linux
4 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.01%) Android
5 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.90%) ITIL
2 25 (16.78%) Service Delivery
2 25 (16.78%) Project Management
3 21 (14.09%) Service Management
4 18 (12.08%) Incident Management
5 15 (10.07%) Problem Management
5 15 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (9.40%) Change Management
7 13 (8.72%) PRINCE2
7 13 (8.72%) Performance Management
7 13 (8.72%) Capacity Management
8 12 (8.05%) Resource Management
8 12 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.71%) Supplier Management
9 10 (6.71%) Coaching
10 9 (6.04%) People Management
10 9 (6.04%) Operations Management
11 7 (4.70%) Risk Management
11 7 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.70%) SQL
2 3 (2.01%) C
3 2 (1.34%) Java
4 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.67%) VBScript
4 1 (0.67%) Python
4 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) Degree
4 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.68%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.01%) CCNP
5 3 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.01%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.34%) CCNA
6 2 (1.34%) CISSP
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CISA
7 1 (0.67%) CISM
7 1 (0.67%) PMP
7 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.75%) SLA
2 4 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.67%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.67%) QA
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.36%) vSphere
4 4 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.68%) XenApp
5 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.04%) SCOM
2 3 (2.01%) SCSM
3 2 (1.34%) MOM
3 2 (1.34%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.34%) WMI
3 2 (1.34%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.67%) Netcool
4 1 (0.67%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.67%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.67%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (18.12%) VMware
2 18 (12.08%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.71%) Cisco
3 10 (6.71%) Citrix
4 7 (4.70%) HP
4 7 (4.70%) Oracle
5 5 (3.36%) SAP
6 4 (2.68%) IBM
7 3 (2.01%) NetApp
7 3 (2.01%) BMC
8 2 (1.34%) Dell
8 2 (1.34%) Adobe
8 2 (1.34%) Apple
8 2 (1.34%) Symantec
8 2 (1.34%) NetScout
9 1 (0.67%) Postini
9 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.67%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.67%) Progress
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