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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 266 233 221
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 10 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.099% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
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£475 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £247 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £570 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.21 - -
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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
9331 8415 8134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.14% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4695 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 410 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -2 4 £475 +59.66% 3
Oxfordshire -23 2 - - 1
Hampshire -9 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -16 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
1 8 (24.24%) Marketing
2 6 (18.18%) Operations Management
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Citrix
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
3 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) SLA
3 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.15%) Finance
4 4 (12.12%) Electronics
4 4 (12.12%) SIEM
4 4 (12.12%) Line Management
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.12%) XenApp
4 4 (12.12%) vSphere
5 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (9.09%) Business Development
5 3 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Validation
5 3 (9.09%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.03%) 4G
3 1 (3.03%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (24.24%) Marketing
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) DTV
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
2 6 (18.18%) Operations Management
3 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
3 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Line Management
4 4 (12.12%) SIEM
5 3 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Process Management
5 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) Business Development
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Validation
5 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (12.12%) XenApp
1 4 (12.12%) vSphere
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.03%) SCSM
2 1 (3.03%) MOM
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Citrix
1 6 (18.18%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) BMC
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) NetApp
3 2 (6.06%) NetScout
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
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