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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 243 261 231
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 12 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Median daily rate £375 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +21.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £355 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £535 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -
Operations Manager
England

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
7858 9402 8618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.73% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5659 4754
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 440 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 7 £363 -23.68% 4
Buckinghamshire - 2 £463 -
Surrey +3 1 £463 -
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) Project Management
4 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (25.00%) SCOM
4 7 (25.00%) Virtual Team
5 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
5 6 (21.43%) SLA
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
6 5 (17.86%) VMware
7 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (14.29%) HP
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) CCNA
7 4 (14.29%) DNS
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (10.71%) Linux
8 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
8 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.71%) CRM
8 3 (10.71%) Back Office
8 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012

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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Eloqua
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) SMS
3 1 (3.57%) SNMP
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Back Office
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 3 (10.71%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) B2B
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) ITSM
6 2 (7.14%) Logistics
6 2 (7.14%) Marketing Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
7 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.71%) CCENT
5 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Firmware
3 2 (7.14%) NFS
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) MOM
2 2 (7.14%) WMI
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Check_MK
3 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) Nessus
3 1 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.57%) OVSD
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.14%) Veeam
5 1 (3.57%) AlienVault
5 1 (3.57%) Avaya
5 1 (3.57%) Epicor
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec