The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+36.05% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Operations Research
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
1974 2184 2216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.90% 77.31% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1244 1248
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 156 152
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Operations Research as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Operations Research
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 Research across the East of England region.

Operations Research Daily Rate Trend in the East of England