The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Head of Operations featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Operations
Rank 429 419 415
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Operations 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.010% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £600 £525
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Head of Operations
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20552 20961 21857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.85% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14945 14461 15395
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 381 390
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Head of Operations in the job title.

Head of Operations Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Operations
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Operations across the London region.

Head of Operations Daily Rate Trend in London

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Head of Operations 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 London region featuring Head of Operations in the job title.

1 20 (76.92%) Security Operations
2 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) DV Cleared
4 9 (34.62%) Information Security
5 8 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (30.77%) Information Assurance
6 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (26.92%) CISA
6 7 (26.92%) CISM
7 6 (23.08%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (19.23%) Security Management
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) SFIA
9 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
11 2 (7.69%) DevOps
11 2 (7.69%) Puppet
11 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 2 (7.69%) Service Management
11 2 (7.69%) ITIL
11 2 (7.69%) Linux
12 1 (3.85%) Sun
12 1 (3.85%) CISSP
12 1 (3.85%) NHS
12 1 (3.85%) Finance
12 1 (3.85%) IaaS

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) BYOD
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Security Operations
2 9 (34.62%) Information Security
3 8 (30.77%) Information Assurance
3 8 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (19.23%) Business Process Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) Security Management
4 5 (19.23%) SFIA
5 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Service Design
7 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.85%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) DV Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) CISA
3 7 (26.92%) CISM
4 6 (23.08%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Sun