The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 196 207 224
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.017% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.022% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£303 - £455
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 - £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.00
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4335 4574 5722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.52% 77.34% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3443 3389 4251
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 72
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £35.00 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Operations Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Operations Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Operations Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Operations Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITSM
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Java Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Service Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) ITSM
2 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Veeam
1 1 (20.00%) 3PAR