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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.25
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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
679 715 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.81% 78.83% 67.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 484 261
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 12
Average hourly rate £37.74 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.96% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.13 £17.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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