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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 70 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £410 £438
% change year-on-year
+28.04% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £13.65 £174.50
% change year-on-year
+215.01% -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
794 908 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.35% 78.48% 76.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 465 424
Average daily rate £390 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.80 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 4 £400 +14.28% 1
Operations Management
South East

Operations Management
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Service Management
1 7 (100.00%) People Management
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL V3
2 6 (85.71%) ITSM
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
5 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
7 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (14.29%) High Availability
7 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Service Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) People Management
1 7 (100.00%) Service Management
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL V3
2 6 (85.71%) ITSM
3 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
1 3 (42.86%) SLA