The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
England / North East
Rank - 75 56
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £456 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.54% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.33 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
840 858 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.59% 95.12% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 540 355
Median daily rate £370 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £533 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.85 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 North East region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) MOM
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (20.00%) MOM
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow