The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 118 108 129
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 5 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.68% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.93% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Average daily rate £375 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £535 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £410 £438
% change year-on-year
+28.04% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £13.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £13.65 £174.50
% change year-on-year
+215.01% -92.17%
Operations Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1992 1941 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.39% 73.33% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1061 988 1018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Management across the Berkshire region.

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Operations Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the Berkshire region.

Operations Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Operations Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 £425 -
Slough - 2 £340 -
Operations Management
South East

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Operations Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Operations Management.

1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (28.57%) SoftLayer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) NetWitness
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Operations Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Operations Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (28.57%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) SoftLayer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (14.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (14.29%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) NetApp
1 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) NetWitness
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Websense