The median contractor rate for an Operations Manager was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £200 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £520 £475
% change year-on-year -13.46% +9.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.21

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 524 807 805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.29% 93.29% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 471 394
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £25.00 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in Reading

Operations Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Manager in Reading

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Reading region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) CCENT
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics

Operations Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCENT
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy