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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 395 371 375
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 27 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 23
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£488 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £325 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £624
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.21 - £20.00
Operations Manager
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
21543 21605 21608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.86% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15058 15017 14639
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 £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 382 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -6 6 £550 +39.68% 4
Hackney - 1 £425 -
Croydon - 1 £550 -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (42.86%) ITIL
2 16 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 15 (26.79%) VMware
4 14 (25.00%) Finance
5 13 (23.21%) Windows
6 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 12 (21.43%) Project Management
7 10 (17.86%) Service Management
7 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
8 9 (16.07%) SLA
9 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.50%) Firewall
10 7 (12.50%) Change Management
10 7 (12.50%) WAN
10 7 (12.50%) LAN
10 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 6 (10.71%) DNS
11 6 (10.71%) Performance Management
11 6 (10.71%) People Management
11 6 (10.71%) Capacity Management
12 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
12 5 (8.93%) Cisco
12 5 (8.93%) ITSM
12 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (8.93%) Supplier Management
12 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
13 4 (7.14%) Resource Management
13 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.36%) Lync
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Office
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) WAN
1 7 (12.50%) Firewall
1 7 (12.50%) LAN
2 6 (10.71%) DNS
3 4 (7.14%) DHCP
3 4 (7.14%) HTTP
3 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.79%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.79%) NAS
5 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.79%) PBX
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) MPLS
5 1 (1.79%) BGP
5 1 (1.79%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Local Government
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) iPad
2 3 (5.36%) NHS
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Project Management
3 10 (17.86%) Service Management
4 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
4 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.50%) Change Management
6 6 (10.71%) Capacity Management
6 6 (10.71%) Performance Management
6 6 (10.71%) People Management
7 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.93%) ITSM
7 5 (8.93%) Supplier Management
7 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.14%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.36%) Coaching
9 3 (5.36%) Operations Management
9 3 (5.36%) Requirements Management
9 3 (5.36%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) Python
2 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.57%) CCNP
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) CISSP
3 1 (1.79%) PMP
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) CISA
3 1 (1.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.79%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) VMware
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle
5 3 (5.36%) SAP
5 3 (5.36%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) Adobe
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) Apple
6 2 (3.57%) Symantec
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (1.79%) CommVault
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) Lotus
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) Postini
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
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