The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 221 229 226
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 26 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 14
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£390 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £323 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £420 £418
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 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
8537 8019 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.98% 92.98% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4779 4262 4249
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 496 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £39.50 £40.00
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 the South East

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

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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
Buckinghamshire 0 9 - -
Berkshire +8 8 £305 -15.86% 1
Hampshire - 3 £294 - 2
Surrey -4 1 £425 +6.25% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £525 -
West Sussex - 1 £600 -
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (39.53%) ITIL
2 15 (34.88%) Project Management
2 15 (34.88%) Service Management
3 13 (30.23%) SLA
4 10 (23.26%) Operations Management
5 9 (20.93%) Problem Management
5 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
5 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
5 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
5 9 (20.93%) People Management
6 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
6 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
7 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.95%) ITSM
7 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.63%) LTE
8 5 (11.63%) Finance
9 4 (9.30%) Release Management
9 4 (9.30%) Fault Management
9 4 (9.30%) Change Management
9 4 (9.30%) MS Office
9 4 (9.30%) SAP
9 4 (9.30%) GSM
9 4 (9.30%) UMTS
9 4 (9.30%) PMP
9 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
9 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
10 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) LTE
2 4 (9.30%) GSM
2 4 (9.30%) UMTS
3 1 (2.33%) 3G
3 1 (2.33%) 2G
3 1 (2.33%) 4G
3 1 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Informatics
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) ITIL
2 15 (34.88%) Project Management
2 15 (34.88%) Service Management
3 10 (23.26%) Operations Management
4 9 (20.93%) Problem Management
4 9 (20.93%) People Management
4 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
5 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
6 6 (13.95%) ITSM
6 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) Release Management
7 4 (9.30%) Fault Management
7 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
9 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.65%) CMMI
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) PMP
3 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.98%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) CIPD
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CCENT
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) SAP
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) Huawei
3 1 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (2.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
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