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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50
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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
659 654 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.10% 78.51% 65.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 451 208
Average daily rate £390 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 8
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £16.70 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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