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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 236 209 232
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 22 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.22% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.24% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 5
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£450 £369 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -18.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £438
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.90
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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
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -7 7 £450 +16.12% 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £433 - 1
Surrey -3 2 £425 +28.78% 1
Hampshire -18 2 £450 +50.00% 2
Kent -2 1 £260 -22.96%
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
East Sussex - - - -
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Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 16 (33.33%) Service Management
3 14 (29.17%) SLA
4 12 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (22.92%) Project Management
6 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (16.67%) Operations Management
8 8 (16.67%) SCOM
8 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.58%) LTE
10 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 6 (12.50%) Finance
10 6 (12.50%) SQL
10 6 (12.50%) GSM
10 6 (12.50%) UMTS
11 5 (10.42%) DHCP
11 5 (10.42%) Windows
11 5 (10.42%) MS Office
11 5 (10.42%) DNS
11 5 (10.42%) Release Management
11 5 (10.42%) Fault Management
11 5 (10.42%) WMI
11 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (8.33%) Line Management
13 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (6.25%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) LTE
2 6 (12.50%) GSM
2 6 (12.50%) UMTS
3 5 (10.42%) DHCP
3 5 (10.42%) DNS
4 3 (6.25%) MPLS
5 2 (4.17%) 3G
5 2 (4.17%) 4G
5 2 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (4.17%) 2G
6 1 (2.08%) GPRS
6 1 (2.08%) Firewall
6 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) Informatics
2 2 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 16 (33.33%) Service Management
3 12 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (22.92%) Project Management
5 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 8 (16.67%) Operations Management
7 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 5 (10.42%) Release Management
8 5 (10.42%) Fault Management
8 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (8.33%) Line Management
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
10 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
11 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
11 2 (4.17%) Resource Management
11 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (4.17%) Change Management
11 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) VBScript
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) PMP
3 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) CIPD
5 1 (2.08%) CCENT
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) ISEB
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) SCOM
2 5 (10.42%) WMI
3 3 (6.25%) MOM
4 2 (4.17%) SCSM
5 1 (2.08%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (2.08%) Netcool
5 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.08%) Huawei
3 1 (2.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (2.08%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
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