The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 124 123 137
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 16 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.11% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.11% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
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£463 - £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
- +20.08%
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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
2927 2619 2944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.10% 91.80% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1711 1297 1478
Average daily rate £360 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 206 189
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £37.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 9 £475 - 1
Cheshire - 7 £425 - 2
Lancashire - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 14 (58.33%) Finance
3 12 (50.00%) Service Management
3 12 (50.00%) SLA
4 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 6 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
6 5 (20.83%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (20.83%) Resource Management
7 4 (16.67%) Operations Management
8 3 (12.50%) Banking
8 3 (12.50%) C
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (8.33%) BC Cleared
9 2 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (8.33%) Line Management
9 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.33%) Change Management
9 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.33%) BMC
9 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
9 2 (8.33%) Remedy
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) Service Delivery
3 12 (50.00%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
5 5 (20.83%) Resource Management
5 5 (20.83%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
6 4 (16.67%) Operations Management
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
8 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (8.33%) Line Management
9 1 (4.17%) People Management
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
9 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) BMC
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy
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