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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 548 584 522
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -62
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 66 40 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.079% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.099% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 46
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £508 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Operations Management
UK

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
40476 40379 38005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.38% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27167 26056 24404
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 1151 1143
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +15 25 £410 +5.80% 4
London +15 20 £513 +10.45% 9
North East - 10 £305 -
North West - 5 £700 -
East of England +6 2 £500 +42.85% 3
West Midlands -10 2 - -
Yorkshire +6 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Operations Management
UK

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 52 (37.68%) ITIL
2 28 (20.29%) Finance
3 26 (18.84%) SLA
3 26 (18.84%) Service Management
4 23 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 22 (15.94%) Change Management
5 22 (15.94%) Management Information System
6 21 (15.22%) SAN
6 21 (15.22%) Unix
6 21 (15.22%) Security Cleared
7 20 (14.49%) Service Design
8 19 (13.77%) ITIL V3
8 19 (13.77%) Configuration Management
9 18 (13.04%) Oracle
9 18 (13.04%) Incident Management
9 18 (13.04%) Degree
10 17 (12.32%) Information Security
10 17 (12.32%) Linux
10 17 (12.32%) Project Management
10 17 (12.32%) BMC
10 17 (12.32%) SC Cleared
11 16 (11.59%) Firewall
12 15 (10.87%) Windows
12 15 (10.87%) ITSM
13 14 (10.14%) SQL
13 14 (10.14%) Performance Management
14 13 (9.42%) Data Protection
14 13 (9.42%) Migration
15 12 (8.70%) TCP/IP
15 12 (8.70%) DNS

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 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.62%) MS Office
3 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.72%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.17%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.22%) SAN
2 16 (11.59%) Firewall
3 12 (8.70%) DNS
3 12 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.97%) SSL
5 10 (7.25%) DHCP
5 10 (7.25%) LAN
5 10 (7.25%) WAN
6 9 (6.52%) BGP
6 9 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (6.52%) DDNS
6 9 (6.52%) DSL
6 9 (6.52%) Ethernet
6 9 (6.52%) IPsec
6 9 (6.52%) MPLS
6 9 (6.52%) OSPF
6 9 (6.52%) TACACS
6 9 (6.52%) Wireless
7 7 (5.07%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (4.35%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) DB2
3 4 (2.90%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.17%) Power BI
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) HDInsight
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 28 (20.29%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.35%) Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Legal
5 3 (2.17%) Automotive
5 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.17%) Publishing
5 3 (2.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) French Language
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (16.67%) Analyst
2 14 (10.14%) Architect
3 13 (9.42%) Consultant
4 11 (7.97%) Service Manager
5 10 (7.25%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Management Consultant
9 5 (3.62%) Operations Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Service Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Service Management Consultant
9 5 (3.62%) Services Delivery Manager
10 4 (2.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 4 (2.90%) DBA
10 4 (2.90%) IT Operations Manager
10 4 (2.90%) Lead Architect
10 4 (2.90%) Migration Specialist
10 4 (2.90%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.97%) Middleware
2 2 (1.45%) .NET
2 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.45%) EDI
2 2 (1.45%) JSON
2 2 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.72%) ADO
3 1 (0.72%) OAuth
3 1 (0.72%) OpenID
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.72%) SAML
3 1 (0.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.94%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.97%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.80%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (4.35%) PKI
6 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.90%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.45%) BBC
8 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.72%) Clustering
9 1 (0.72%) CMDB
9 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.22%) Unix
2 17 (12.32%) Linux
3 15 (10.87%) Windows
4 9 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.90%) Solaris
6 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.72%) HPUX
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.68%) ITIL
2 26 (18.84%) Service Management
3 23 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 22 (15.94%) Change Management
5 20 (14.49%) Service Design
6 19 (13.77%) Configuration Management
6 19 (13.77%) ITIL V3
7 18 (13.04%) Incident Management
8 17 (12.32%) Information Security
8 17 (12.32%) Project Management
9 15 (10.87%) ITSM
10 14 (10.14%) Performance Management
11 13 (9.42%) Data Protection
11 13 (9.42%) Migration
12 11 (7.97%) Business Continuity
13 10 (7.25%) High Availability
13 10 (7.25%) Information Management
13 10 (7.25%) Load Balancing
13 10 (7.25%) Risk Management
14 9 (6.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.14%) SQL
2 7 (5.07%) Perl
2 7 (5.07%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.35%) VB
4 4 (2.90%) VBA
5 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.17%) R
6 2 (1.45%) C#
6 2 (1.45%) Java
6 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.72%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.04%) Degree
3 17 (12.32%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.80%) CISSP
6 7 (5.07%) AAT
7 6 (4.35%) CEH
7 6 (4.35%) CISM
8 4 (2.90%) CCA
9 3 (2.17%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.17%) MCSE
9 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.17%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.45%) PMP
10 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.45%) RHCE
10 2 (1.45%) RHCSA
10 2 (1.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (1.45%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.84%) SLA
2 7 (5.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (3.62%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.62%) RMADS
4 4 (2.90%) COBIT
4 4 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.17%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.17%) ISO22301
6 2 (1.45%) Val IT
7 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.72%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Firmware
2 3 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.45%) XenApp
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (6.52%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (5.80%) MOM
3 6 (4.35%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.90%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (2.90%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.17%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (2.17%) SCCM
6 2 (1.45%) Puppet
7 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.72%) QRadar
7 1 (0.72%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (13.04%) Oracle
2 17 (12.32%) BMC
3 10 (7.25%) Cisco
4 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.52%) SolarWinds
5 8 (5.80%) F5
6 7 (5.07%) Juniper
6 7 (5.07%) Palo Alto
7 6 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (4.35%) CA
7 6 (4.35%) HP
7 6 (4.35%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.62%) Remedy
9 4 (2.90%) Forcepoint
9 4 (2.90%) Sybase
10 3 (2.17%) Citrix
10 3 (2.17%) IBM
10 3 (2.17%) NetWitness
10 3 (2.17%) Qualys
10 3 (2.17%) Red Hat