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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Operations
Rank 416 432 418
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Operations 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.017% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.018% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £750 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £650 £588
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +10.63%
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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Operations within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
City of London - 1 £750 - 2
Head of Operations
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 16 (69.57%) Security Operations
2 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) Information Assurance
5 7 (30.43%) Information Security
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (21.74%) CISA
6 5 (21.74%) CISM
6 5 (21.74%) Security Management
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (17.39%) SFIA
8 3 (13.04%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
8 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
9 2 (8.70%) Velocity
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (8.70%) Google
9 2 (8.70%) Banking
9 2 (8.70%) Linux
9 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
9 2 (8.70%) Migration
9 2 (8.70%) Puppet
9 2 (8.70%) DevOps

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) BYOD
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Security Operations
2 8 (34.78%) Information Assurance
3 7 (30.43%) Information Security
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (21.74%) Security Management
5 4 (17.39%) SFIA
6 3 (13.04%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.35%) Fund Management
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) CISA
3 5 (21.74%) CISM
4 4 (17.39%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Sun