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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 554 571 528
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 75 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 30 35
Median daily rate £450 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £583 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +12 26 £433 +3.96% 5
London +16 23 £481 +4.05% 1
North East - 14 £260 -
East of England +23 9 £500 +33.33%
South West +2 1 £450 -30.76% 3
West Midlands -37 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £425 -
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Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 50 (34.97%) ITIL
2 33 (23.08%) Change Management
3 28 (19.58%) Project Management
4 27 (18.88%) SAN
4 27 (18.88%) Configuration Management
5 25 (17.48%) Finance
6 24 (16.78%) Management Information System
7 22 (15.38%) Unix
7 22 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 21 (14.69%) Performance Management
9 20 (13.99%) Security Cleared
10 19 (13.29%) Incident Management
11 18 (12.59%) Oracle
11 18 (12.59%) SLA
12 17 (11.89%) SQL
12 17 (11.89%) Firewall
12 17 (11.89%) Degree
13 16 (11.19%) Information Security
13 16 (11.19%) Windows
14 15 (10.49%) Linux
14 15 (10.49%) Service Management
14 15 (10.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (9.79%) Migration
15 14 (9.79%) Release Management
15 14 (9.79%) AAT
16 13 (9.09%) SC Cleared
16 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
16 13 (9.09%) Microsoft
17 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
17 12 (8.39%) Service Delivery

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 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.10%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) Apache
2 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.70%) IIS
2 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.90%) MS Office
3 6 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (2.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.70%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) IaaS
2 6 (4.20%) PaaS
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.10%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (2.10%) SaaS
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.88%) SAN
2 17 (11.89%) Firewall
3 11 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.99%) DNS
5 8 (5.59%) SSL
6 7 (4.90%) DHCP
6 7 (4.90%) LAN
6 7 (4.90%) WAN
7 6 (4.20%) BGP
7 6 (4.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (4.20%) DDNS
7 6 (4.20%) DSL
7 6 (4.20%) Ethernet
7 6 (4.20%) IPsec
7 6 (4.20%) MPLS
7 6 (4.20%) OSPF
7 6 (4.20%) TACACS
7 6 (4.20%) VPN
7 6 (4.20%) Wireless
8 5 (3.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) DB2
3 4 (2.80%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.10%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.10%) Power BI
5 2 (1.40%) DocumentDB
6 1 (0.70%) Big Data
6 1 (0.70%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.70%) MySQL
6 1 (0.70%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.70%) JIRA
1 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (17.48%) Finance
2 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.90%) Retail
4 6 (4.20%) Banking
4 6 (4.20%) Legal
5 4 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.80%) Publishing
6 3 (2.10%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) French Language
7 1 (0.70%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (18.88%) Analyst
2 12 (8.39%) Business Analyst
3 11 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 10 (6.99%) Administrator
5 8 (5.59%) Solaris Administrator
6 7 (4.90%) Security Analyst
6 7 (4.90%) Transition Manager
7 6 (4.20%) Architect
7 6 (4.20%) Consultant
7 6 (4.20%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) Operations Business Analyst
7 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.20%) Release Manager
7 6 (4.20%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (2.80%) Coordinator
8 4 (2.80%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (2.80%) Designer
8 4 (2.80%) Migration Specialist
8 4 (2.80%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.40%) .NET
1 2 (1.40%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (1.40%) JSON
1 2 (1.40%) Middleware
1 2 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.70%) ADO
2 1 (0.70%) LAMP
2 1 (0.70%) OAuth
2 1 (0.70%) OpenID
2 1 (0.70%) SAML
2 1 (0.70%) Web Services
2 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.78%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.59%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.59%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (3.50%) PKI
5 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.80%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.10%) CMDB
7 2 (1.40%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.40%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.40%) PMI
8 1 (0.70%) BBC
8 1 (0.70%) CESG
8 1 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.70%) Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) EPoS
8 1 (0.70%) Equities
8 1 (0.70%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.38%) Unix
2 16 (11.19%) Windows
3 15 (10.49%) Linux
4 9 (6.29%) Solaris
4 9 (6.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.10%) AIX
5 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) HPUX
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.97%) ITIL
2 33 (23.08%) Change Management
3 28 (19.58%) Project Management
4 27 (18.88%) Configuration Management
5 22 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 21 (14.69%) Performance Management
7 19 (13.29%) Incident Management
8 16 (11.19%) Information Security
9 15 (10.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (10.49%) Service Management
10 14 (9.79%) Migration
10 14 (9.79%) Release Management
11 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 12 (8.39%) Data Protection
12 12 (8.39%) Mentoring
12 12 (8.39%) Service Delivery
13 11 (7.69%) Problem Management
13 11 (7.69%) Server Building
13 11 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.89%) SQL
2 6 (4.20%) Perl
2 6 (4.20%) Shell Script
2 6 (4.20%) VB
3 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.80%) VBA
4 3 (2.10%) R
4 3 (2.10%) Tcl
5 2 (1.40%) C#
5 2 (1.40%) Java
5 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.70%) PHP
6 1 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (13.99%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.89%) Degree
3 14 (9.79%) AAT
4 13 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.29%) CISSP
6 7 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.20%) CEH
7 6 (4.20%) CISM
8 4 (2.80%) CCA
8 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.80%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.10%) CCNA
9 3 (2.10%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.10%) MCSE
9 3 (2.10%) PMP
9 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.10%) RHCE
10 2 (1.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (1.40%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.59%) SLA
2 7 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.50%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (2.80%) RMADS
4 4 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.40%) COBIT
5 2 (1.40%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.70%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.70%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.70%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.70%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.70%) Val IT
System Software
1 11 (7.69%) Firmware
2 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.40%) XenApp
5 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.99%) MOM
2 6 (4.20%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (4.20%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (4.20%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.50%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.80%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (2.10%) Netcool
5 3 (2.10%) Puppet
5 3 (2.10%) SCCM
6 2 (1.40%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.70%) QRadar
7 1 (0.70%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (12.59%) Oracle
2 13 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.99%) BMC
4 9 (6.29%) VMware
5 8 (5.59%) Cisco
6 7 (4.90%) F5
7 6 (4.20%) CA
7 6 (4.20%) HP
7 6 (4.20%) IBM
7 6 (4.20%) ServiceNow
7 6 (4.20%) SolarWinds
8 5 (3.50%) Juniper
8 5 (3.50%) Palo Alto
8 5 (3.50%) Sybase
9 4 (2.80%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (2.10%) Citrix
10 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.10%) Remedy
11 2 (1.40%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.40%) SAP
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