Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Operations Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 Project Manager
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 865 864 873
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Project Manager 11 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.007% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
UK median daily rate £500 £700 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +80.65% -11.43%
10th Percentile £382 £650 £363
90th Percentile £530 £750 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,087 92,090 101,917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,169 60,120 64,967
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,779 3,236 3,857
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.81% +12.24%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

Operations Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Project Manager in the UK

Operations Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Project Manager in the UK

Operations Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Project Manager over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operations Project Manager in the UK

Operations Project Manager
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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 +6 8 £428 -
Scotland +1 7 £355 -
England +4 4 £513 -26.79%
London -28 3 £525 -25.00%
South East - 1 £500 -

Operations Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Operations Project 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 featuring Operations Project Manager in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
4 3 (27.27%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITSM
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
4 3 (27.27%) Process Management
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
5 2 (18.18%) PMP
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Advertising
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) ERP

Operations Project Manager 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITSM
4 3 (27.27%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
4 3 (27.27%) Process Management
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR