Period
to 24 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Operations Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 24 February 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 Manager
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +34
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Manager 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.55% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median daily rate - - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £320 £550 £455
% change year-on-year -41.82% +20.88% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Contract vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 353 213 199
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.25% 93.01% 98.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 115 121
Watford median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £130 £120
90th Percentile £538 £552 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 11
Watford median hourly rate £17.75 £13.03 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.28% -56.58% +140.00%
10th Percentile £13.93 £11.33 £13.50
90th Percentile £56.75 £15.35 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.93 £14.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year +9.86% -26.58% +16.86%

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in Watford

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, Operations Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) GISP
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

Operations Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) GISP
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP