The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 395 386 382
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 30 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 28
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£488 £494 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.21 - -
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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 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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Manager in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Operations Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Operations Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Manager across the London region.

Operations Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Operations Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 31 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
City of London -10 6 £550 +37.50% 3
Hackney - 1 £425 -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (44.44%) ITIL
2 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
3 14 (25.93%) VMware
4 13 (24.07%) Windows
5 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
5 11 (20.37%) Project Management
6 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
6 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (16.67%) Finance
7 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.96%) Service Management
8 7 (12.96%) Firewall
9 6 (11.11%) SLA
9 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 6 (11.11%) Performance Management
10 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.26%) LAN
10 5 (9.26%) WAN
10 5 (9.26%) DNS
10 5 (9.26%) Linux
10 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
10 5 (9.26%) MS Office
10 5 (9.26%) ITSM
10 5 (9.26%) Change Management
10 5 (9.26%) Supplier Management
11 4 (7.41%) Information Security
11 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.41%) Citrix
11 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.56%) Lync
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Acrobat
2 2 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) LAN
2 5 (9.26%) WAN
2 5 (9.26%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) DHCP
3 4 (7.41%) HTTP
4 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (3.70%) Internet
5 2 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.85%) PBX
6 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.85%) Network Security
6 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.85%) BGP
6 1 (1.85%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Back Office
2 3 (5.56%) Local Government
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) NHS
2 3 (5.56%) iPad
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Android
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Project Management
3 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
4 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.96%) Service Management
6 6 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.26%) Change Management
7 5 (9.26%) ITSM
7 5 (9.26%) Supplier Management
8 4 (7.41%) Information Security
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.56%) Security Management
9 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.56%) Requirements Management
9 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.56%) Operations Management
9 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.56%) Release Management
9 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) Python
2 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CISA
4 1 (1.85%) CISM
4 1 (1.85%) CCNP
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) VMware
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) Adobe
5 2 (3.70%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.85%) CommVault
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) Progress
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