The median contractor rate for a Operations Manager was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Operations Manager
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 76 84
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8  
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.097% 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.49% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £425 £431
% change year-on-year +10.29% -1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.33 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +29.30% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 970 1016 1149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.72% 95.58% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 534 522
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +39.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Operations Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in Buckinghamshire

Operations Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Manager in Buckinghamshire

Operations Manager
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Milton Keynes -4 1 £325 -23.52%
Operations Manager
South East

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (37.50%) Automotive
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 3 (37.50%) 3G
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 3 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) 2G
3 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
3 2 (25.00%) LTE
4 1 (12.50%) 4G
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Operations Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (37.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) 3G
2 2 (25.00%) 2G
2 2 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (12.50%) 4G
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Automotive
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft