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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Research 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 Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - 140 128
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.16% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.21% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £270 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £270 £363
% change year-on-year
+57.40% -25.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.25
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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 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 Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Research across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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