The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 65 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.10% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.11% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£305 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £363 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £363 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
787 912 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.46% 91.57% 87.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 444 378
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 33 28
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.14% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Operations Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Operations Manager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (66.67%) PMP
1 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) CCENT
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PMP
1 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCENT
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco