The median contractor rate for a Operations Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
England / North East
Rank - 71 56
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.65%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +7.75% +2.35%  
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 the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 701 828 594
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.37% 95.28% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 557 334
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 33
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in the North East

Operations Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Manager in the North East

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA