Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Operations Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 535 549
Rank change year-on-year -35 +14 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 69 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 42
London median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £287
90th Percentile £681 £600 £610
England median daily rate £525 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate - £25.75 £40.61
% change year-on-year - -36.58% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Operations Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in London

Operations Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Manager in London

Operations Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Manager in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operations Manager in London

Operations Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Manager in London

Operations Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London -30 9 £633 +26.50%
Central London -4 6 £500 -2.44% 3
East London -5 4 £625 +92.31% 2
West London -2 3 £425 -14.14% 1
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 London region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 19 (27.54%) ITIL
3 15 (21.74%) Windows
4 13 (18.84%) Banking
5 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
6 10 (14.49%) Service Management
7 9 (13.04%) Change Management
7 9 (13.04%) Project Management
8 8 (11.59%) Process Improvement
8 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (10.14%) Security Operations
9 7 (10.14%) Advertising
9 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.14%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (8.70%) SQL
10 6 (8.70%) VMware
10 6 (8.70%) Operations Management
10 6 (8.70%) SCOM
11 5 (7.25%) SCCM
11 5 (7.25%) Degree
11 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.25%) Legal
11 5 (7.25%) Linux
11 5 (7.25%) LAN
11 5 (7.25%) WAN
11 5 (7.25%) Firewall
11 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
11 5 (7.25%) Citrix
12 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (5.80%) Internet

Operations Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (4.35%) Confluence
1 3 (4.35%) WordPress
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.90%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Akamai
2 3 (4.35%) GitHub
2 3 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Firewall
1 5 (7.25%) LAN
1 5 (7.25%) WAN
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.90%) SAN
4 2 (2.90%) SMS
4 2 (2.90%) Wireless
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) NX-OS
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Big Data
2 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Advertising
4 5 (7.25%) Legal
5 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.80%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.45%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Publishing
6 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) XML
2 3 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.90%) Derivative
4 2 (2.90%) FMCG
5 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.45%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.45%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.45%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) Unix
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
3 10 (14.49%) Service Management
4 9 (13.04%) Change Management
4 9 (13.04%) Project Management
5 8 (11.59%) Process Improvement
6 7 (10.14%) Security Operations
7 6 (8.70%) Operations Management
8 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.80%) Analytics
9 4 (5.80%) Coaching
9 4 (5.80%) Information Security
9 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.80%) Supplier Management
10 3 (4.35%) Patch Management
10 3 (4.35%) People Management
10 3 (4.35%) Performance Management
10 3 (4.35%) SIEM
10 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.25%) Degree
3 4 (5.80%) MCITP
3 4 (5.80%) MCTS
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) GCFA
4 1 (1.45%) GCIH
4 1 (1.45%) GIAC
4 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.35%) RMADS
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) Docker
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) SCOM
2 5 (7.25%) SCCM
3 3 (4.35%) Nessus
3 3 (4.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) VMware
3 5 (7.25%) Citrix
4 4 (5.80%) Cisco
5 3 (4.35%) AlienVault
6 2 (2.90%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.90%) Remedy
6 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.90%) Splunk
7 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.45%) EMC
7 1 (1.45%) F5
7 1 (1.45%) Google
7 1 (1.45%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) Intel
7 1 (1.45%) NetApp
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle
7 1 (1.45%) Tripwire