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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
England / South East
Rank 212 230 248
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 15 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 11
Median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £456 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.54% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.33 - -

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
6992 8201 9076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.56% 94.46% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4073 4985 4859
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 393 429
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.11 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Berkshire +19 4 £300 +21.08%
West Sussex -2 4 £463 -11.05%
Hampshire - 4 £700 - 1
Oxfordshire -3 2 £550 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £450 +5.88% 1
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) SLA
3 12 (36.36%) Service Management
4 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
4 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
5 7 (21.21%) CRM
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.18%) Finance
6 6 (18.18%) Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) Supplier Management
7 5 (15.15%) Degree
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.15%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (12.12%) Change Management
8 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.12%) CMDB
8 4 (12.12%) Business Development
8 4 (12.12%) Virtual Team
8 4 (12.12%) Contract Management
9 3 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) ITSM
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
9 3 (9.09%) Automotive
9 3 (9.09%) CMS
9 3 (9.09%) 3G
9 3 (9.09%) MPLS

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 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) 3G
1 3 (9.09%) MPLS
2 2 (6.06%) 2G
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) LTE
3 1 (3.03%) 4G
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Automotive
4 2 (6.06%) Advertising
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
1 1 (3.03%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) CMDB
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.12%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 12 (36.36%) Service Management
3 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
4 7 (21.21%) CRM
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
5 6 (18.18%) Analytics
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (15.15%) Supplier Management
7 4 (12.12%) Business Development
7 4 (12.12%) Change Management
7 4 (12.12%) Contract Management
8 3 (9.09%) ITSM
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.06%) Operations Management
9 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CCENT
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
1 1 (3.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (9.09%) Avaya
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) AlienVault
4 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.03%) BMC
4 1 (3.03%) CA
4 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) Symantec
4 1 (3.03%) Teradata