The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 380 364 378
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 29 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 30
Average daily rate £525 £500 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-15.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.72 £20.25 -
% change year-on-year
+27.01% -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22319 20402 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.80% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15512 13818 16636
Average daily rate £425 £445 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 411 581
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.86 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Operations Manager
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 11 £475 -5.00% 7
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) ITIL
3 11 (20.75%) Advertising
3 11 (20.75%) Project Management
4 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
4 10 (18.87%) HTML
5 9 (16.98%) Flash
6 8 (15.09%) ActionScript
6 8 (15.09%) XML
6 8 (15.09%) Billing
6 8 (15.09%) ActionScript 3.0
6 8 (15.09%) ActionScript 2.0
7 7 (13.21%) Banking
8 6 (11.32%) Service Management
8 6 (11.32%) Marketing
8 6 (11.32%) Change Management
8 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
8 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.43%) HP
9 5 (9.43%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.43%) HP UCMDB
9 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (7.55%) Games
10 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle
10 4 (7.55%) Windows
10 4 (7.55%) Linux
11 3 (5.66%) TOGAF

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (3.77%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Project
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) LAN
1 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Advertising
3 8 (15.09%) Billing
4 7 (13.21%) Banking
5 6 (11.32%) Marketing
6 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
7 4 (7.55%) Games
8 2 (3.77%) Back Office
8 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
8 2 (3.77%) Retail
9 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) Flash
3 8 (15.09%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) Servlets
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Online Games
2 1 (1.89%) Open Source
2 1 (1.89%) NHS
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Project Management
3 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.32%) Service Management
4 6 (11.32%) Change Management
4 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.43%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.66%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.66%) Web Development
6 3 (5.66%) Product Marketing
6 3 (5.66%) CRM
6 3 (5.66%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) ActionScript
1 8 (15.09%) ActionScript 3.0
1 8 (15.09%) ActionScript 2.0
2 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) PHP
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) CCIE
1 2 (3.77%) CCNP
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (3.77%) OpenView
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) HP
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Siebel
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy
5 1 (1.89%) Calypso
5 1 (1.89%) Demandware
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