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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 236 232 232
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 24 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
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£406 £335 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.26% -25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £230 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £373 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £318 £375
% change year-on-year
+41.73% -15.33%
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%
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
9096 8574 7740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.45% 91.95% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4748 3880
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 456 611
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.89 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
Berkshire -5 6 £438 +45.83% 1
Hampshire +5 5 £394 +6.41% 1
East Sussex -7 5 £406 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £425 - 1
West Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 £425 - 1
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 12 (24.00%) ITIL
1 12 (24.00%) Service Management
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) Windows
3 10 (20.00%) SCOM
4 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (18.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (16.00%) SLA
5 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.00%) WMI
6 7 (14.00%) DHCP
6 7 (14.00%) DNS
6 7 (14.00%) Project Management
7 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (12.00%) Operations Management
7 6 (12.00%) Resource Management
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.00%) LTE
8 5 (10.00%) VMware
8 5 (10.00%) GSM
8 5 (10.00%) UMTS
8 5 (10.00%) Citrix
8 5 (10.00%) Finance
8 5 (10.00%) Change Management
8 5 (10.00%) Line Management
9 4 (8.00%) SIEM
9 4 (8.00%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) DHCP
1 7 (14.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) GSM
2 5 (10.00%) UMTS
2 5 (10.00%) LTE
3 4 (8.00%) SAN
4 3 (6.00%) MPLS
4 3 (6.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) 2G
5 2 (4.00%) GPRS
5 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.00%) 4G
5 2 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (4.00%) 3G
5 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) XML
1 3 (6.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Clustering
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Replication
2 2 (4.00%) CMDB
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) ITIL
1 12 (24.00%) Service Management
2 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (18.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (14.00%) Project Management
4 6 (12.00%) Resource Management
4 6 (12.00%) Operations Management
4 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.00%) Line Management
5 5 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.00%) SIEM
6 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.00%) Release Management
7 3 (6.00%) Fault Management
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) VBScript
2 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.00%) XenApp
1 3 (6.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCOM
2 7 (14.00%) WMI
3 4 (8.00%) MOM
4 3 (6.00%) SCSM
5 2 (4.00%) Netcool
5 2 (4.00%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (2.00%) Puppet
6 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Citrix
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) NetScout
3 2 (4.00%) BMC
3 2 (4.00%) NetApp
3 2 (4.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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