The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Operations Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Operations Manager
Rank 592 576 593
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Operations Manager 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£506 £400 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% +55.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £400 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £400 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Technical Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Operations Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Operations Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Technical Operations Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Operations Manager
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -25 3 £506 +26.50% 2
London - 1 £506 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Technical Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Operations Manager in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Billing
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Online Games
3 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Games
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (10.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Puppet
5 1 (10.00%) Network Management
5 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (10.00%) vCloud
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB

Technical Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Operations Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Billing
3 3 (30.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Online Games
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy