The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 128 108 114
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.39% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.41% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £550 £500 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +146.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - -
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2585 2415 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.58% 94.48% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1581 1324 1236
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 117 182
Median hourly rate £15.99 £14.10 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Operations Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Operations Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Birmingham -6 2 £550 +29.41% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 West Midlands region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
2 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
3 8 (47.06%) Trend Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) SLA
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management
8 2 (11.76%) C
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.76%) Coaching
8 2 (11.76%) User Experience
8 2 (11.76%) People Management
8 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
9 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (5.88%) Network Optimisation
9 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 1 (5.88%) SIEM
9 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
2 8 (47.06%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) People Management
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CISM
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) Citrix
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 7 (41.18%) VMware