The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 523 507 544
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +37
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 52 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.15% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 16
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£438 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -35.38%
Operations Management
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38146 35947 38014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.57% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24140 22555 22504
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 990 1367
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Management across the England region.

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Operations Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Management across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Operations Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Operations Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the England region.

Operations Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Operations Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
London -6 15 £478 +1.59% 4
South East -13 15 £375 -25.00% 2
North West +8 7 £475 - 4
West Midlands -7 6 £448 +4.06%
East of England - 5 £375 -
Yorkshire +5 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 1
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Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Operations Management 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 Management.

1 47 (39.83%) Project Management
2 42 (35.59%) Service Delivery
3 36 (30.51%) Security Cleared
4 34 (28.81%) Finance
5 33 (27.97%) Microsoft
6 28 (23.73%) ITIL
7 24 (20.34%) Asset Management
7 24 (20.34%) SC Cleared
8 23 (19.49%) CMDB
8 23 (19.49%) Capacity Management
9 22 (18.64%) SolarWinds
10 21 (17.80%) Portfolio Management
10 21 (17.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (14.41%) Service Management
11 17 (14.41%) SAP
11 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (12.71%) Web Services
13 14 (11.86%) PRINCE2
14 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
15 11 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (8.47%) Degree
16 10 (8.47%) SLA
16 10 (8.47%) GIS
17 9 (7.63%) Business Continuity
17 9 (7.63%) Legal
17 9 (7.63%) Telecoms
17 9 (7.63%) Change Management
17 9 (7.63%) ITSM
17 9 (7.63%) Root Cause Analysis

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Operations Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.69%) IIS
2 2 (1.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.93%) MS Project
3 5 (4.24%) MS Office
4 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) SAN
2 4 (3.39%) CTI
3 3 (2.54%) Firewall
4 2 (1.69%) 2G
4 2 (1.69%) IMAP
4 2 (1.69%) LTE
4 2 (1.69%) 4G
4 2 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.69%) 3G
4 2 (1.69%) DNS
4 2 (1.69%) LAN
4 2 (1.69%) WAN
4 2 (1.69%) SMTP
5 1 (0.85%) VPN
5 1 (0.85%) LDAP
5 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (28.81%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Legal
2 9 (7.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.93%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Billing
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (24.58%) Analyst
2 22 (18.64%) Project Manager
3 19 (16.10%) Operations Manager
4 14 (11.86%) Consultant
5 10 (8.47%) Service Manager
6 9 (7.63%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) IT Operations Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Storage Consultant
7 5 (4.24%) Operations Consultant
8 4 (3.39%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (3.39%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) Business Consultant
9 3 (2.54%) Team Leader
9 3 (2.54%) Architect
9 3 (2.54%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (2.54%) Change Analyst
9 3 (2.54%) Test Team Leader
9 3 (2.54%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.54%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.54%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.71%) Web Services
2 3 (2.54%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.85%) XSL
3 1 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.49%) CMDB
2 10 (8.47%) GIS
3 8 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.39%) PMI
5 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.69%) NHS
6 2 (1.69%) EMC Centera
6 2 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) Windows
2 4 (3.39%) Linux
2 4 (3.39%) UNIX
3 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.54%) Solaris
4 2 (1.69%) CentOS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.83%) Project Management
2 42 (35.59%) Service Delivery
3 28 (23.73%) ITIL
4 24 (20.34%) Asset Management
5 23 (19.49%) Capacity Management
6 21 (17.80%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (17.80%) Portfolio Management
7 17 (14.41%) Service Management
8 14 (11.86%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (7.63%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (7.63%) Change Management
10 9 (7.63%) ITSM
10 9 (7.63%) Business Continuity
11 8 (6.78%) Test Strategy
12 7 (5.93%) Workflow
12 7 (5.93%) Supplier Management
12 7 (5.93%) UML
12 7 (5.93%) Performance Management
12 7 (5.93%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) C
1 4 (3.39%) SQL
2 3 (2.54%) Apex Code
3 2 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.34%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.47%) Degree
4 8 (6.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (5.08%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.39%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.39%) ISEB
7 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (1.69%) CISM
8 2 (1.69%) MBA
8 2 (1.69%) PMP
8 2 (1.69%) CISSP
8 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.69%) MCSE
9 1 (0.85%) HND
9 1 (0.85%) CISA
9 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) SLA
2 5 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.54%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.39%) vCloud
3 2 (1.69%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Ionix
2 4 (3.39%) MOM
3 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.85%) SCOM
3 1 (0.85%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.64%) SolarWinds
3 17 (14.41%) SAP
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle
5 6 (5.08%) EMC
6 4 (3.39%) Retek
6 4 (3.39%) VMware
7 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.69%) Lotus
8 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.69%) HP
8 2 (1.69%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (0.85%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.85%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix
9 1 (0.85%) Ariba
9 1 (0.85%) BMC
9 1 (0.85%) Nokia
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Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago