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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£278 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2370 1721 2084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.20% 71.15% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 909 1101
Average daily rate £400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 140 178
Average hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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

Operations Research
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Operations Research 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 Research.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) SAS
1 8 (100.00%) Economics
1 8 (100.00%) Statistics
1 8 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (100.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
2 7 (87.50%) ETL
2 7 (87.50%) Teradata
2 7 (87.50%) Informatica
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) R
5 2 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Operations Research 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 Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle ODI
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Data Scientist
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Economics
1 8 (100.00%) Statistics
1 8 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (100.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 7 (87.50%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) R
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Informatica
1 7 (87.50%) Teradata