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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - 122
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%
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
1774 1890 1827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.49% 76.24% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 1108 879
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 63 29
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +116.75%
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 £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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