The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 152 148 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 3 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £331 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - -
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 North West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2958 3920 3096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.17% 94.16% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1951 2344 1826
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 189 183
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Operations Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Operations Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Operations Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
Manchester +4 2 £325 - 7
Lancashire - 1 £338 -
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 North West region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) WSUS
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ECDL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
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