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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
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
1971 2044 2356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.66% 76.50% 76.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1155 1340
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 149 140
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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