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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 126 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.069% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.095% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2061 2108 1583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.83% 72.59% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1193 883
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 147 131
Average hourly rate £36.13 £30.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% -14.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £44.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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
Hertfordshire -11 3 £350 +7.69% 2
Suffolk - 1 £400 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Operations Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
3 1 (14.29%) C-shell
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) UAG
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Strategic Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
1 1 (14.29%) C-shell
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) UAG
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 1 (14.29%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco