The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 137 140 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.00
Operations Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2292 2400 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.79% 77.59% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1450 869
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 147 127
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.34 £43.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Operations Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Operations Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Operations Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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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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
Bedfordshire +12 2 £500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) LDAP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Sun
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) SSH
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) Bourne shell
3 3 (33.33%) C-shell
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (22.22%) Office Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) SCOM
4 2 (22.22%) PKI
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SSH
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior UNIX Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Office Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 3 (33.33%) Bourne shell
1 3 (33.33%) C-shell
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Sun
1 3 (33.33%) EMC
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco