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 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 151 189 201
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +12
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.020% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.025% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £550 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
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
London

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
2632 4072 4650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 83.90% 80.89% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 3166 3367
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) PayPal
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (20.00%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (20.00%) API Development
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DVB
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) ICT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) ICT Operations Manager
1 1 (20.00%) ICT Service Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Perl Scripter
1 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Operations Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Unix Scripter
1 1 (20.00%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (20.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (20.00%) BMC
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) PayPal
1 1 (20.00%) Veeam
1 1 (20.00%) VMware