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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - 120
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-30.58% +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
1864 1916 1854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.22% 78.14% 75.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 949 883
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 67 23
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.35 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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