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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £275 £218
% change year-on-year
+59.09% +26.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operations Research
South West

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
691 663 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.10% 77.91% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 502 445
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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