The median contractor rate for a Operations Manager was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 67 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.55% -
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 Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 700 733 802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.21% 95.69% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 406 376
Median daily rate £407 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
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 Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in Milton Keynes

Operations Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Manager in Milton Keynes

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Automotive
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) Business Development
2 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (75.00%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM

Operations Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (75.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Automotive
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Business Development
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (75.00%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft