The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
UK
Rank 516 540 514
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 81 82 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 54
Median daily rate £550 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £337 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.91% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Operations Manager in the job title.

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Manager within the UK.

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Operations Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Operations Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Manager within the UK.

Operations Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Operations Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
England +27 77 £550 +15.78% 25
London -9 24 £539 +9.11% 9
South East +21 20 £463 +8.82% 6
North West +37 13 £600 - 3
Manchester - 13 £600 - 1
East of England +6 7 £550 +10.00%
West Midlands -9 6 £531 -3.40% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £450 +11.80% 1
Hampshire +12 4 £700 +75.00% 1
West Sussex - 4 £463 - 1
Berkshire +12 3 £300 +21.08%
Milton Keynes +6 3 £450 +11.80%
Hertfordshire -1 3 £550 +20.87%
Salford - 3 £700 -
Scotland +26 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +13 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +9 2 - - 3
Oxford +4 2 £550 +10.00% 2
Oxfordshire -6 2 £550 +7.31% 2
City of London -7 2 £450 -
Croydon -15 2 £551 -11.80%
Fareham - 2 £725 -
Telford - 2 £454 - 1
Crawley - 2 £388 -
Kent - 2 £525 -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 £454 - 1
South West - 2 £425 -
Norfolk - 2 £365 -
Slough +8 1 £300 -

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 53 (31.36%) Service Delivery
2 52 (30.77%) ITIL
3 37 (21.89%) Finance
4 35 (20.71%) Service Management
5 32 (18.93%) SLA
6 31 (18.34%) Security Operations
7 23 (13.61%) VMware
8 22 (13.02%) Project Management
8 22 (13.02%) Degree
8 22 (13.02%) Security Operations Centre
9 21 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (12.43%) Cisco
10 20 (11.83%) Security Cleared
10 20 (11.83%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (11.24%) SC Cleared
11 19 (11.24%) Risk Management
12 17 (10.06%) Microsoft
13 16 (9.47%) Windows
13 16 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (8.88%) Data Centre
14 15 (8.88%) Firewall
14 15 (8.88%) Telecoms
14 15 (8.88%) Problem Management
15 14 (8.28%) CISSP
16 13 (7.69%) Incident Management
16 13 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (7.69%) SIEM
16 13 (7.69%) ITIL V3
16 13 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
17 12 (7.10%) Banking

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (5.33%) IIS
2 8 (4.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.37%) CMS
3 4 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.59%) Apache
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.78%) SaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.88%) Firewall
2 11 (6.51%) WAN
3 9 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (5.33%) MPLS
4 7 (4.14%) LAN
4 7 (4.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.37%) DNS
7 3 (1.78%) 3G
7 3 (1.78%) VoIP
8 2 (1.18%) 2G
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.18%) DMVPN
8 2 (1.18%) LTE
8 2 (1.18%) SAN
9 1 (0.59%) 4G
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.59%) FWSM
9 1 (0.59%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.59%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.78%) Big Data
2 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.59%) MySQL
3 1 (0.59%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.59%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (2.37%) Hudson
1 4 (2.37%) MSBuild
1 4 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.37%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (21.89%) Finance
2 15 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.10%) Banking
4 11 (6.51%) Retail
5 8 (4.73%) Marketing
6 6 (3.55%) Advertising
7 5 (2.96%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.78%) Automotive
8 3 (1.78%) Billing
8 3 (1.78%) Games
9 2 (1.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.59%) German Language
10 1 (0.59%) Legal
10 1 (0.59%) Local Government
10 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.37%) .NET
2 3 (1.78%) Middleware
3 1 (0.59%) COM
3 1 (0.59%) LAMP
3 1 (0.59%) Mason
3 1 (0.59%) Web Services
3 1 (0.59%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.02%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (8.88%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.14%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.96%) CMDB
7 4 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.78%) NHS
9 2 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.18%) User Experience
10 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.59%) Economics
10 1 (0.59%) Informatics
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.59%) Statistics
10 1 (0.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.47%) Windows
2 8 (4.73%) Linux
2 8 (4.73%) Unix
3 6 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.59%) AIX
6 1 (0.59%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.36%) Service Delivery
2 52 (30.77%) ITIL
3 35 (20.71%) Service Management
4 31 (18.34%) Security Operations
5 22 (13.02%) Project Management
6 21 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (11.83%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (11.24%) Risk Management
9 16 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (8.88%) Problem Management
11 13 (7.69%) Incident Management
11 13 (7.69%) ITIL V3
11 13 (7.69%) SIEM
11 13 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (7.10%) CRM
13 10 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (5.92%) Change Management
13 10 (5.92%) ITSM
13 10 (5.92%) People Management
14 9 (5.33%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.51%) SQL
2 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.78%) C
4 2 (1.18%) Python
5 1 (0.59%) Perl
5 1 (0.59%) PHP
5 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (13.02%) Degree
2 20 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 19 (11.24%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.28%) CISSP
5 5 (2.96%) CCNA
5 5 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.37%) CISM
6 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.78%) CCENT
7 3 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.59%) CISA
9 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.59%) IISP
9 1 (0.59%) ISACA
9 1 (0.59%) MBA
9 1 (0.59%) MCITP
9 1 (0.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.93%) SLA
2 8 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.78%) RMADS
5 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.59%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (7.10%) Active Directory
1 12 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.55%) vSphere
3 3 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (1.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (3.55%) Nessus
1 6 (3.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (2.37%) Ansible
2 4 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.37%) Puppet
3 3 (1.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.78%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.59%) MOM
5 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (13.61%) VMware
2 21 (12.43%) Cisco
3 17 (10.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.73%) HP
4 8 (4.73%) SAP
5 7 (4.14%) Citrix
6 6 (3.55%) AlienVault
6 6 (3.55%) Avaya
7 5 (2.96%) Oracle
7 5 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.37%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.37%) Remedy
8 4 (2.37%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.78%) Epicor
9 3 (1.78%) F5
10 2 (1.18%) BMC
10 2 (1.18%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.18%) Tableau
10 2 (1.18%) Teradata
11 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
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