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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 141 127 144
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.72
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
2839 2896 2794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.43% 95.67% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 1828 1815
Median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 181 192
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -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 27 May 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
Devon - 1 £425 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
3 4 (57.14%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP