The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
England / South East
Rank 219 244 233
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 20 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 14
Median daily rate £463 £438 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £238 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £528 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.91% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6823 7732 8504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.22% 94.24% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3934 4531 4617
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 404 416
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.49 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Operations Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Operations Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Operations Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Operations Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £450 +18.42% 1
Hampshire +18 4 £700 +75.00% 2
Berkshire +4 4 £300 +21.08%
West Sussex - 3 £463 - 1
Oxfordshire -7 2 £550 +7.31% 3
Kent - 2 £525 -
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 South East region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) SLA
3 12 (34.29%) Service Management
4 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
5 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.00%) CRM
8 6 (17.14%) Degree
8 6 (17.14%) Analytics
8 6 (17.14%) Virtual Team
9 5 (14.29%) Supplier Management
9 5 (14.29%) Change Management
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
10 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
10 4 (11.43%) Contract Management
11 3 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
11 3 (8.57%) Regulatory Compliance
11 3 (8.57%) CCENT
11 3 (8.57%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
11 3 (8.57%) CMDB
11 3 (8.57%) Business Development
11 3 (8.57%) Operations Management
11 3 (8.57%) Firewall

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) 3G
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) 2G
2 2 (5.71%) LTE
2 2 (5.71%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) 4G
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
1 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Automotive
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
1 1 (2.86%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Virtual Team
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (8.57%) CMDB
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Service Management
3 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
5 7 (20.00%) CRM
5 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.14%) Analytics
7 5 (14.29%) Change Management
7 5 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.43%) Contract Management
9 3 (8.57%) Business Development
9 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.57%) ITSM
9 3 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (8.57%) Operations Management
9 3 (8.57%) Project Management
9 3 (8.57%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (8.57%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) CCENT
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
1 1 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (8.57%) Avaya
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) AlienVault
4 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.86%) BMC
4 1 (2.86%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec
4 1 (2.86%) Teradata