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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 118 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £218 £338
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -35.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1913 1594 1618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.44% 70.22% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 881 887
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 156 131
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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
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 Research within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) SAS
1 12 (100.00%) Economics
1 12 (100.00%) Statistics
1 12 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 12 (100.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 12 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle ODI
2 11 (91.67%) ETL
2 11 (91.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 11 (91.67%) Hadoop
2 11 (91.67%) Teradata
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
3 10 (83.33%) Informatica
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) R
5 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle ODI
1 11 (91.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 11 (91.67%) Hadoop
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Data Scientist
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Economics
1 12 (100.00%) Statistics
1 12 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 12 (100.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 11 (91.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) R
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Teradata
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Informatica