The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 234 222 227
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 12 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate £353 £478 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.17% +72.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £338 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.72 £20.25 -
% change year-on-year
+27.01% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9082 7833 9779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.84% 92.21% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 3901 4422
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 611 700
Average hourly rate £17.13 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.70 £41.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Operations Manager
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 7 £338 - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Kent +6 1 £335 -4.28%
Hampshire -2 1 £370 -17.77%
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
2 5 (19.23%) Change Management
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) HP
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 4 (15.38%) Operations Management
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
4 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (7.69%) Security Management
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall
5 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
5 2 (7.69%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) NHS
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) SMTP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) MPLS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (7.69%) LDAP
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Billing
4 2 (7.69%) French Language
4 2 (7.69%) German Language
4 2 (7.69%) Italian Language
4 2 (7.69%) Japanese Language
5 1 (3.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
2 5 (19.23%) Change Management
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Operations Management
3 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Security Management
5 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) B2C
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) ITSM
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Product Management
6 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL V2
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) C++
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) CCIE
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
2 2 (7.69%) KVM
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.69%) WSUS
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) HP
1 4 (15.38%) VMware
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Siebel
3 2 (7.69%) Dell
3 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee
3 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
3 2 (7.69%) Brocade
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
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