The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £250 £400
% change year-on-year
+43.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
712 450 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.55% 71.32% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 312 311
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £279 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 27
Average hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.17% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.45 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Operations Research
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Operations Research Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Operations Research
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Operations Research 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 Research.

1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Operations Research 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 Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching