The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 490 460 467
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 76 79 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 39
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£460 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Operations Manager
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 36 £488 -7.14% 5
South East -15 17 £450 +7.14% 10
North West - 9 £423 - 7
West Midlands -20 3 £450 +38.46% 2
South West -23 3 £475 - 8
Yorkshire - 2 £298 - 4
Midlands - 2 - -
North East -22 1 £515 +5.10% 1
East of England -23 1 £625 +56.25% 2
East Midlands - - - - 4
Operations Manager
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Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 49 (36.03%) ITIL
2 35 (25.74%) Finance
3 27 (19.85%) Service Delivery
4 26 (19.12%) Project Management
5 24 (17.65%) Service Management
6 18 (13.24%) SLA
7 16 (11.76%) Operations Management
8 15 (11.03%) Windows
9 14 (10.29%) Cisco
9 14 (10.29%) Change Management
9 14 (10.29%) Banking
10 13 (9.56%) Security Cleared
11 11 (8.09%) SC Cleared
11 11 (8.09%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.09%) PRINCE2
12 10 (7.35%) Supplier Management
13 9 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (6.62%) Firewall
13 9 (6.62%) Risk Management
13 9 (6.62%) VMware
13 9 (6.62%) Linux
13 9 (6.62%) LAN
13 9 (6.62%) WAN
13 9 (6.62%) Microsoft
13 9 (6.62%) DevOps
14 8 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (5.88%) ITSM
14 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
15 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
15 7 (5.15%) HP

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.21%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.47%) Apache
3 2 (1.47%) Lync
3 2 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) TWiki
4 1 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Project
1 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Temenos Globus
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) IaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.62%) LAN
1 9 (6.62%) WAN
1 9 (6.62%) Firewall
2 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.94%) DNS
4 3 (2.21%) VoIP
4 3 (2.21%) SSH
4 3 (2.21%) Internet
4 3 (2.21%) NAS
4 3 (2.21%) SNMP
5 2 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.47%) HTTP
5 2 (1.47%) SSL
5 2 (1.47%) SAN
6 1 (0.74%) Intranet
6 1 (0.74%) VRRP
6 1 (0.74%) VLAN
6 1 (0.74%) NGN
6 1 (0.74%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.21%) Ingres
2 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.47%) IDOL
3 2 (1.47%) OLAP
3 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 35 (25.74%) Finance
2 14 (10.29%) Banking
3 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.41%) Billing
3 6 (4.41%) Advertising
4 4 (2.94%) Games
4 4 (2.94%) Retail
5 3 (2.21%) Marketing
5 3 (2.21%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) German Language
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) Middleware
2 3 (2.21%) HTML
2 3 (2.21%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.74%) Servlets
3 1 (0.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) Flash
3 1 (0.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.68%) NHS
3 4 (2.94%) Open Source
4 3 (2.21%) Derivative
4 3 (2.21%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.21%) Online Games
5 2 (1.47%) RMADS
5 2 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.47%) Informatics
5 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) CMDB
6 1 (0.74%) FMCG
6 1 (0.74%) Economics
6 1 (0.74%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.03%) Windows
2 9 (6.62%) Linux
3 7 (5.15%) UNIX
4 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.03%) ITIL
2 27 (19.85%) Service Delivery
3 26 (19.12%) Project Management
4 24 (17.65%) Service Management
5 16 (11.76%) Operations Management
6 14 (10.29%) Change Management
7 11 (8.09%) PRINCE2
7 11 (8.09%) E-Commerce
8 10 (7.35%) Supplier Management
9 9 (6.62%) Risk Management
9 9 (6.62%) DevOps
10 8 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.88%) ITSM
11 7 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.41%) Problem Management
12 6 (4.41%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.41%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.68%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (3.68%) Business Continuity
13 5 (3.68%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.15%) SQL
2 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.47%) PHP
3 2 (1.47%) Python
3 2 (1.47%) Java
3 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) Perl
4 1 (0.74%) C
4 1 (0.74%) C#
4 1 (0.74%) Ruby
4 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (9.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.68%) Degree
4 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PMP
5 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) MCSE
5 1 (0.74%) CCNA
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.74%) CCENT
5 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.24%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) AIFMD
2 4 (2.94%) UCITS
3 1 (0.74%) BS7799
3 1 (0.74%) BS15000
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) GPG13
3 1 (0.74%) EMIR
3 1 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.21%) NFS
4 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) SCOM
1 5 (3.68%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.47%) OpenView
4 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) Cisco
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.62%) VMware
3 7 (5.15%) Oracle
3 7 (5.15%) HP
4 6 (4.41%) SAP
5 5 (3.68%) McAfee
6 4 (2.94%) Citrix
6 4 (2.94%) Avaya
7 3 (2.21%) Nortel
7 3 (2.21%) Lotus
7 3 (2.21%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.21%) Symantec
8 2 (1.47%) Remedy
8 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.47%) Juniper
8 2 (1.47%) Dell
9 1 (0.74%) EMC
9 1 (0.74%) Sybase
9 1 (0.74%) Murex
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £475 - 525 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day D.O.E. - Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
East Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 10 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Amnesty International
Rate: £43,812
Posted: 15 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Luton
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago