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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 545 539 572
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +33
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 50 80 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 61 32
Median daily rate £500 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £338 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £675 £642
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.84 - -
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
38173 41342 39811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.79% 81.45% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25638 27209 26333
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1236 1136
Median hourly rate £29.00 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Operations Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +28 18 £475 +11.76% 2
London -7 17 £500 -3.84% 4
North West -1 8 £750 +87.50% 1
Yorkshire +11 3 - - 1
East of England +9 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
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Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 53 (40.15%) ITIL
2 36 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 32 (24.24%) Service Management
4 29 (21.97%) Security Cleared
5 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (17.42%) Configuration Management
7 21 (15.91%) VMware
8 19 (14.39%) Finance
8 19 (14.39%) Change Management
9 18 (13.64%) ITSM
9 18 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 17 (12.88%) Project Management
11 16 (12.12%) Active Directory
11 16 (12.12%) Firewall
11 16 (12.12%) Degree
12 15 (11.36%) SLA
12 15 (11.36%) IaaS
13 14 (10.61%) Windows
14 13 (9.85%) Linux
14 13 (9.85%) Incident Management
14 13 (9.85%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (9.85%) Release Management
14 13 (9.85%) Data Centre
15 12 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (9.09%) ITIL V3
15 12 (9.09%) Security Management
15 12 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (8.33%) SAN

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.03%) Apache
3 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) Drupal
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) Jetty
6 1 (0.76%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.76%) nginx
6 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) MS Office
2 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.36%) IaaS
2 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.33%) PaaS
4 5 (3.79%) Office 365
5 4 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (2.27%) SaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.76%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.12%) Firewall
2 11 (8.33%) SAN
3 9 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (6.82%) DNS
4 7 (5.30%) Network Security
5 6 (4.55%) WAN
6 4 (3.03%) DHCP
6 4 (3.03%) DMZ
6 4 (3.03%) FTP
6 4 (3.03%) LAN
7 3 (2.27%) HTTP
7 3 (2.27%) IPsec
7 3 (2.27%) SSH
7 3 (2.27%) SSL
8 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.52%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.52%) ISDN
8 2 (1.52%) LDAP
8 2 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (3.03%) MySQL
2 4 (3.03%) QlikView
2 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.52%) CouchDB
3 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.52%) Redis
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.76%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) JIRA
1 7 (5.30%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) MSI
4 1 (0.76%) Travis CI
General
1 19 (14.39%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Retail
3 5 (3.79%) Banking
4 4 (3.03%) Marketing
4 4 (3.03%) Publishing
5 3 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Front Office
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (18.18%) Analyst
2 23 (17.42%) Architect
3 15 (11.36%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (7.58%) Administrator
6 8 (6.06%) Service Manager
6 8 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.30%) Solaris Administrator
7 7 (5.30%) Transition Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Designer
8 6 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Release Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.79%) Business Requirements Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Head of Cybersecurity
9 5 (3.79%) Head of Security
9 5 (3.79%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Requirements Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) OAuth
1 4 (3.03%) SAML
2 3 (2.27%) J2EE
2 3 (2.27%) LAMP
3 2 (1.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.52%) CSS
3 2 (1.52%) HTML
3 2 (1.52%) jQuery
3 2 (1.52%) Memcached
3 2 (1.52%) REST
3 2 (1.52%) Spring
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.79%) User Experience
5 4 (3.03%) CMDB
5 4 (3.03%) Data Extraction
5 4 (3.03%) PKI
6 3 (2.27%) NHS
6 3 (2.27%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.52%) CESG
7 2 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.52%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.76%) EPoS
8 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.76%) PMI
8 1 (0.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.61%) Windows
2 13 (9.85%) Linux
3 10 (7.58%) Unix
4 7 (5.30%) Solaris
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.52%) CentOS
7 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) AIX
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.15%) ITIL
2 32 (24.24%) Service Management
3 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (17.42%) Configuration Management
5 19 (14.39%) Change Management
6 18 (13.64%) ITSM
7 17 (12.88%) Project Management
8 13 (9.85%) Incident Management
8 13 (9.85%) Release Management
8 13 (9.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 12 (9.09%) Security Management
10 11 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 11 (8.33%) Performance Management
10 11 (8.33%) Risk Management
11 10 (7.58%) Analytics
11 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.58%) User Stories
12 9 (6.82%) Coaching
12 9 (6.82%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.58%) SQL
2 8 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.27%) Java
4 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.27%) PHP
4 3 (2.27%) Tcl
5 2 (1.52%) VBA
6 1 (0.76%) C
6 1 (0.76%) C++
6 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (21.97%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 16 (12.12%) Degree
4 12 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.82%) MCSA
6 7 (5.30%) AAT
6 7 (5.30%) MCSE
7 6 (4.55%) CCNA
7 6 (4.55%) PMI Certification
7 6 (4.55%) RHCE
8 5 (3.79%) MCP
8 5 (3.79%) PMP
9 4 (3.03%) CISSP
9 4 (3.03%) MCSD
9 4 (3.03%) MCTS
10 3 (2.27%) CCNP
10 3 (2.27%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.36%) SLA
2 5 (3.79%) Government Security Classifications
3 4 (3.03%) QA
4 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.76%) COBIT
6 1 (0.76%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.76%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.76%) Val IT
System Software
1 16 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.30%) Firmware
4 6 (4.55%) vSphere
5 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.52%) vCloud
6 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.52%) XenApp
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) Puppet
2 4 (3.03%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.03%) SCOM
3 3 (2.27%) Netcool
3 3 (2.27%) SCCM
4 2 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.52%) PowerCLI
4 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.52%) vRealize
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.91%) VMware
3 11 (8.33%) Cisco
4 8 (6.06%) CheckPoint
4 8 (6.06%) Citrix
5 7 (5.30%) CA
5 7 (5.30%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (4.55%) Oracle
7 5 (3.79%) IBM
8 4 (3.03%) Apple
8 4 (3.03%) BMC
8 4 (3.03%) Kronos
8 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.03%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.27%) F5
9 3 (2.27%) HP
9 3 (2.27%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.27%) Symantec
10 2 (1.52%) Adobe
10 2 (1.52%) EMC
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