The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 139 140 141
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 6 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.39% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.21 -
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2893 3052 2922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.82% 95.32% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1882 1945 1900
Median daily rate £370 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 203 179
Median hourly rate £26.75 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.17% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £49.19 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Operations Manager in the job title.

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Manager across the South West region.

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Operations Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Manager across the South West region.

Operations Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Operations Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Wiltshire +3 4 £488 -
Somerset +17 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 West region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) IaaS
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) SaaS
5 2 (20.00%) PaaS
5 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
5 2 (20.00%) Web Operations
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) SCOM
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (30.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Operations
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP