The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 404 424 391
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 41 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 25
Median daily rate £500 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £287 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £572 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £46.21 -
% change year-on-year
-46.98% -
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
21925 22482 22648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.67% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15635 15732 15384
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 345 439
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 24 August 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 +36 7 £513 +28.12% 4
Bromley - 2 £513 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £323 -
Croydon - 1 £495 - 1
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Operations Manager 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 Operations Manager in the job title.

1 29 (39.19%) ITIL
2 27 (36.49%) Finance
3 13 (17.57%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (17.57%) Windows
4 12 (16.22%) Project Management
4 12 (16.22%) Service Management
4 12 (16.22%) Service Delivery
4 12 (16.22%) VMware
5 11 (14.86%) Web Services
6 10 (13.51%) People Management
6 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
6 10 (13.51%) SLA
7 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
8 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
8 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.81%) Banking
8 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
9 7 (9.46%) EMC VNX
9 7 (9.46%) Release Management
9 7 (9.46%) VMware ESX
9 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.46%) LAMP
9 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
9 7 (9.46%) EMC
9 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.46%) DNS
10 6 (8.11%) B2B
10 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
10 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce

Operations Manager 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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) Apache
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) DNS
2 6 (8.11%) DOCSIS
2 6 (8.11%) GPON
2 6 (8.11%) VDSL
3 5 (6.76%) WAN
4 4 (5.41%) MPLS
5 3 (4.05%) Firewall
5 3 (4.05%) SSL
6 2 (2.70%) LAN
7 1 (1.35%) BGP
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.35%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.35%) Multicast
7 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Pentaho
2 3 (4.05%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.35%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.11%) Retail
5 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.76%) Legal
5 5 (6.76%) Marketing
6 4 (5.41%) Billing
6 4 (5.41%) Retail Banking
7 3 (4.05%) Games
7 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.70%) Advertising
9 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) Web Services
2 7 (9.46%) LAMP
3 6 (8.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) EMC VNX
3 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.41%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (5.41%) User Experience
5 3 (4.05%) CMDB
6 2 (2.70%) Online Games
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.35%) FMCG
7 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.35%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.35%) Social Media
7 1 (1.35%) Statistics
7 1 (1.35%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Project Management
2 12 (16.22%) Service Delivery
2 12 (16.22%) Service Management
3 10 (13.51%) People Management
4 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.46%) Release Management
5 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.11%) B2B
6 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.11%) DevOps
6 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.76%) Data Management
7 5 (6.76%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.41%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.41%) Business Development
8 4 (5.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) VBA
3 1 (1.35%) C
3 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.05%) MBA
3 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.05%) PMP
3 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CCNA
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) RMADS
3 1 (1.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.46%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.35%) Nessus
2 1 (1.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) VMware
2 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 7 (9.46%) EMC
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.76%) Remedy
4 5 (6.76%) Tableau
5 4 (5.41%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco
5 4 (5.41%) Greenplum
6 2 (2.70%) HP
6 2 (2.70%) Veritas
7 1 (1.35%) F5
7 1 (1.35%) Juniper
7 1 (1.35%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle
7 1 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.35%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.35%) Symantec
7 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
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