The median contractor rate for a Technical Operations Manager was £493 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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.

Technical Operations Manager
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 648 632
Rank change year-on-year +46 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Operations Manager 5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.006% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £493 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £275 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Operations Manager in the UK

Technical Operations Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Operations Manager in the UK

Technical Operations Manager
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 5 £493 +3.68% 1
London -3 4 £500 +122.22% 1
North West - 1 £475 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Technical 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 featuring Technical Operations Manager in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (21.43%) BMC
4 3 (21.43%) Remedy
4 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.14%) SCOM
6 1 (7.14%) WordPress
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared

Technical Operations 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Akamai
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Economy
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITSM
3 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP NNM
1 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) BMC
2 3 (21.43%) Remedy
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.14%) SAP