The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 90 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Median daily rate £668 £575 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% +58.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £464 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £711 £620 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.21 -
Operations Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1711 1457 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.21% 95.73% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 855 661
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 64 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £33.55 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Operations Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Operations Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Operations Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Operations Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Stockport - 4 £706 -
Operations Manager
North West

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Manchester region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 5 (41.67%) People Management
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) SCOM
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) CISA
6 1 (8.33%) CISM
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) NHS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) People Management
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) CISA
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) COSO
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware