The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - 125
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Operations Research
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
1851 1962 1918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.10% 76.16% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 1122 949
Median daily rate £420 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Operations Research as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Operations Research
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Operations Research Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire