Period
to 20 August 2017

The median contractor rate for an Operations Director was £458 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Director of Operations
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 904 883
Rank change year-on-year +55 -21 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Director 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.009% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
UK median daily rate £458 £775 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.97% -22.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £436 £394 £955
90th Percentile £469 £1,050 £1,045
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £538 -
% change year-on-year -14.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90733 102986 106909
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.88% 94.94% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58936 67144 66808
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2779 3115 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +6.35% +5.09%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.38 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.64% +2.91%

Operations Director
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Director in the UK

Operations Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Director in the UK

Operations Director
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Director within the UK over the 6 months to 20 August 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
UK excluding London +73 2 £458 -14.88% 1
England +56 2 £458 -40.97% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £458 -
North of England - 2 £458 -

Operations Director Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, Operations Director 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 featuring Operations Director in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Patient Records

Operations Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland