The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Operations role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Operations in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Operations
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Operations 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £750 -
% change year-on-year
-48.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2553 2318 2462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 91.93% 94.00% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1127 1138
Average daily rate £363 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 74 110
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £28.85 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Head of Operations
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Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Head of Operations Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Head of Operations
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Head of Operations Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Head of Operations
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Head of Operations 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 Head of Operations in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Head of Operations 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 Head of Operations in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management