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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Research 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 Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - 132
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £703 £300 £218
% change year-on-year
+134.16% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
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 Research
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Research across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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