The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.27% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.35% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.72
Operations Manager
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
717 853 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.98% 94.88% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 420 435
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 48
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +15.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) ATM
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Spanish Language
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) OVSD
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OVSD
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware