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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 530 526 517
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 59 51 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 30
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£421 £438 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £526 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.00
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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +36 33 £375 -21.46% 8
South East -19 15 £427 +13.80% 5
North West -34 3 £750 +57.89% 3
South West - 3 £825 - 3
East of England 0 2 £425 +13.33% 3
West Midlands -5 1 - -
Yorkshire -29 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
Operations Management
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Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 39 (41.05%) ITIL
2 29 (30.53%) Service Management
3 24 (25.26%) Finance
4 23 (24.21%) Service Delivery
4 23 (24.21%) Project Management
5 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
6 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
7 16 (16.84%) Change Management
8 13 (13.68%) ITSM
8 13 (13.68%) People Management
9 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (12.63%) Windows
9 12 (12.63%) Incident Management
10 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
12 9 (9.47%) Problem Management
12 9 (9.47%) Marketing
12 9 (9.47%) Degree
12 9 (9.47%) SLA
13 8 (8.42%) Cisco
13 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.42%) UNIX
13 8 (8.42%) Linux
13 8 (8.42%) Time Management
14 7 (7.37%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (7.37%) Resource Management
14 7 (7.37%) CISSP
14 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
14 7 (7.37%) ITIL Certification

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (4.21%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.21%) Lync
2 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Project
3 2 (2.11%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
1 7 (7.37%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (5.26%) DNS
3 3 (3.16%) DHCP
3 3 (3.16%) Firewall
3 3 (3.16%) Network Security
4 1 (1.05%) Wireless
4 1 (1.05%) SSH
4 1 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.05%) HTTP
4 1 (1.05%) LDAP
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) DVB
4 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.11%) Apache Hive
1 2 (2.11%) Big Data
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 24 (25.26%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Marketing
3 7 (7.37%) Legal
4 6 (6.32%) Banking
5 4 (4.21%) Retail
5 4 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.21%) Law
6 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.16%) Billing
7 2 (2.11%) Electronics
7 2 (2.11%) Publishing
8 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.05%) Back Office
8 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Service Manager
2 12 (12.63%) Analyst
3 10 (10.53%) Resource Manager
4 9 (9.47%) Operations Manager
5 8 (8.42%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (7.37%) Head of Operations
7 6 (6.32%) Architect
8 5 (5.26%) Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.26%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Manager
9 4 (4.21%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.21%) Messaging Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Data Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Call Centre Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.11%) Applications Support
11 2 (2.11%) Systems Manager
11 2 (2.11%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) .NET
1 2 (2.11%) J2EE
1 2 (2.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.21%) Clustering
3 3 (3.16%) PKI
3 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.05%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.05%) PMI
4 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.05%) IPTV
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Life Science
4 1 (1.05%) CMDB
4 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.05%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.05%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) Linux
2 8 (8.42%) UNIX
3 5 (5.26%) Solaris
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.05%) ITIL
2 29 (30.53%) Service Management
3 23 (24.21%) Project Management
3 23 (24.21%) Service Delivery
4 16 (16.84%) Change Management
5 13 (13.68%) ITSM
5 13 (13.68%) People Management
6 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (12.63%) Incident Management
7 9 (9.47%) Problem Management
8 8 (8.42%) Time Management
8 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.37%) Business Continuity
9 7 (7.37%) Resource Management
10 6 (6.32%) Business Development
10 6 (6.32%) Supplier Management
10 6 (6.32%) SIEM
10 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) Perl
1 3 (3.16%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) VBScript
2 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
2 2 (2.11%) MATLAB
2 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.11%) C
2 2 (2.11%) C#
2 2 (2.11%) Java
3 1 (1.05%) Bourne shell
3 1 (1.05%) C-shell
3 1 (1.05%) Python
3 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.47%) Degree
4 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.37%) CISSP
5 7 (7.37%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (6.32%) MCSE
7 5 (5.26%) GCIA
7 5 (5.26%) GCIH
7 5 (5.26%) CEH
7 5 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (4.21%) CCNA
8 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.16%) PMP
9 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.11%) MCSA
10 2 (2.11%) CISM
10 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.11%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) SLA
2 5 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.16%) QA
4 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.05%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.16%) vSphere
3 2 (2.11%) vCloud
3 2 (2.11%) HDFS
4 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.05%) UAG
4 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.11%) SCOM
2 2 (2.11%) Ambari
2 2 (2.11%) vMotion
3 1 (1.05%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Cisco
3 7 (7.37%) ServiceNow
4 6 (6.32%) VMware
5 5 (5.26%) Sourcefire
5 5 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 5 (5.26%) Qualys
5 5 (5.26%) Juniper
5 5 (5.26%) Symantec
5 5 (5.26%) F5
6 3 (3.16%) HP
6 3 (3.16%) EMC
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.11%) Apple
7 2 (2.11%) CommVault
7 2 (2.11%) Veeam
7 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.05%) SAP
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £ Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago