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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 393 393 382
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 22 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 17
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£506 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £373 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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
22622 23362 24347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.98% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15682 16056 16013
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 425 621
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.41 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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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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 +14 7 £525 +15.38% 3
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 18 (30.00%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) Finance
3 10 (16.67%) Banking
4 9 (15.00%) Project Management
4 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.67%) DevOps
5 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
5 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) Linux
6 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.33%) Windows
7 5 (8.33%) WAN
7 5 (8.33%) LAN
7 5 (8.33%) SLA
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.67%) AIFMD
8 4 (6.67%) UCITS
8 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (6.67%) VMware
8 4 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 4 (6.67%) Operations Management
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco
8 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (6.67%) Back Office
8 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.67%) Change Management

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) TWiki
2 1 (1.67%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Temenos Globus
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) WAN
1 5 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.00%) SSL
2 3 (5.00%) SAN
3 2 (3.33%) VoIP
3 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.67%) NGN
4 1 (1.67%) VSAT
4 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.67%) Intranet
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.33%) OLAP
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) IDOL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.67%) Back Office
5 3 (5.00%) Billing
6 2 (3.33%) Law
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 2 (3.33%) Publishing
6 2 (3.33%) Games
7 1 (1.67%) Advertising
7 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) HTML5
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (5.00%) Derivative
3 2 (3.33%) Online Games
3 2 (3.33%) RMADS
3 2 (3.33%) Open Source
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Project Management
2 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
3 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.67%) DevOps
4 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.67%) Operations Management
6 4 (6.67%) Service Management
6 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.67%) Change Management
6 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.00%) Line Management
7 3 (5.00%) People Management
8 2 (3.33%) Change Control
8 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) C
1 2 (3.33%) Python
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.67%) Ruby
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.67%) C#
2 1 (1.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.67%) Perl
2 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) CCENT
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 4 (6.67%) AIFMD
2 4 (6.67%) UCITS
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) GPG13
3 1 (1.67%) EMIR
3 1 (1.67%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) vCloud
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco
2 4 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (3.33%) Remedy
3 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) BMC
4 1 (1.67%) CA
4 1 (1.67%) Murex
4 1 (1.67%) Calypso
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Sybase
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) SaltStack
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago