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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - 148
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%
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
1985 2170 2436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.75% 77.14% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 1255 1491
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 161 146
Median hourly rate £36.00 £33.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +30.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.64 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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