The median contractor rate for a Operations Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
England / London
Rank 373 391 390
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 33 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 20
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £385 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £686 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £435 £431
% change year-on-year +7.75% +0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.35 - £22.00
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
City of London - 2 - - 1
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Finance
3 9 (16.67%) Banking
4 8 (14.81%) VMware
4 8 (14.81%) Change Management
4 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
5 7 (12.96%) Project Management
6 6 (11.11%) Service Management
6 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.11%) Retail
7 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
7 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.26%) Windows
8 4 (7.41%) Firewall
8 4 (7.41%) ITSM
8 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.41%) Cisco
8 4 (7.41%) Remedy
8 4 (7.41%) Degree
8 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
8 4 (7.41%) Analytics
8 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.41%) People Management

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (5.56%) LAN
2 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (1.85%) FWSM
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
1 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.85%) Hudson
1 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Local Government
5 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Billing
6 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) Express
1 1 (1.85%) LAMP
1 1 (1.85%) RSS
1 1 (1.85%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) CMDB
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Change Management
3 7 (12.96%) Project Management
4 6 (11.11%) Service Management
4 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) Analytics
6 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
6 4 (7.41%) ITSM
6 4 (7.41%) People Management
6 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.41%) Security Operations
7 3 (5.56%) Client Onboarding
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.56%) KYC
7 3 (5.56%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) C
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) PHP
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) CCNA
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CCSP
4 1 (1.85%) CISM
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Nessus
1 2 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.85%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.85%) OpenView
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 8 (14.81%) VMware
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco
2 4 (7.41%) Remedy
3 3 (5.56%) BMC
4 2 (3.70%) AlienVault
4 2 (3.70%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) LANDesk
4 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.85%) Aruba
5 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.85%) F5
5 1 (1.85%) Meraki
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Teradata
5 1 (1.85%) Workday