The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 85 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.46% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £174.50 -
% change year-on-year
-92.17% -
Operations Management
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
994 744 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.23% 70.92% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 402 274
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Operations Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the Buckinghamshire region.

Operations Management Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Operations Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 5 £350 -
High Wycombe - - - -
Operations Management
South East

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Operations Management 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 Management.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Validation
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 6 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 6 (100.00%) Lumension
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Line Management
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Backup Exec
2 5 (83.33%) Sophos
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) MCP
3 4 (66.67%) SLA

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Operations Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Validation
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (83.33%) Line Management
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) MCP
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (83.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Lumension
2 5 (83.33%) Sophos
2 5 (83.33%) VMware