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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 569 556 549
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 61 49 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.097% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 35
Median daily rate £425 £436 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% +9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £563 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £394 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.70%
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
41597 40034 38672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.66% 79.09% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27827 25350 24580
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 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1172 1142
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 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 5 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
London +4 21 £488 +1.93% 5
South East -11 18 £410 +4.12% 6
North East - 6 £248 - 2
North West - 6 £700 - 3
Yorkshire +2 5 - - 1
West Midlands -8 3 - -
East of England +3 1 £500 +42.85% 3
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Operations Management
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Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 42 (32.06%) ITIL
2 25 (19.08%) Service Management
2 25 (19.08%) Finance
3 21 (16.03%) SLA
4 20 (15.27%) Service Design
5 19 (14.50%) Security Cleared
5 19 (14.50%) ITIL V3
5 19 (14.50%) Service Delivery
5 19 (14.50%) Change Management
6 17 (12.98%) Management Information System
6 17 (12.98%) Degree
7 16 (12.21%) Incident Management
7 16 (12.21%) Information Security
7 16 (12.21%) BMC
7 16 (12.21%) Linux
8 15 (11.45%) Oracle
8 15 (11.45%) Configuration Management
8 15 (11.45%) Analytics
8 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
8 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (10.69%) Unix
10 13 (9.92%) SQL
10 13 (9.92%) SAN
10 13 (9.92%) Data Protection
11 12 (9.16%) Firewall
11 12 (9.16%) ITSM
11 12 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (9.16%) Migration
12 11 (8.40%) Middleware
12 11 (8.40%) IBM

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 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.76%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.29%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) IaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) SAN
2 12 (9.16%) Firewall
3 11 (8.40%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.11%) DNS
5 7 (5.34%) LAN
5 7 (5.34%) SSL
6 6 (4.58%) DHCP
6 6 (4.58%) VPN
6 6 (4.58%) WAN
7 5 (3.82%) BGP
7 5 (3.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (3.82%) DDNS
7 5 (3.82%) DSL
7 5 (3.82%) Ethernet
7 5 (3.82%) IPsec
7 5 (3.82%) MPLS
7 5 (3.82%) OSPF
7 5 (3.82%) TACACS
7 5 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) DB2
2 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.05%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.29%) Power BI
5 1 (0.76%) HDInsight
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 25 (19.08%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.58%) Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Legal
5 3 (2.29%) Automotive
5 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.29%) Publishing
5 3 (2.29%) Retail
6 2 (1.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) French Language
7 1 (0.76%) Front Office
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (16.79%) Analyst
2 14 (10.69%) Architect
3 13 (9.92%) Consultant
4 12 (9.16%) Delivery Manager
4 12 (9.16%) Service Manager
5 8 (6.11%) Security Analyst
6 7 (5.34%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Management Consultant
8 5 (3.82%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Service Architect
8 5 (3.82%) Service Management Consultant
8 5 (3.82%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) DBA
9 4 (3.05%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.05%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.05%) Migration Specialist
9 4 (3.05%) Security Operations Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.40%) Middleware
2 2 (1.53%) .NET
2 2 (1.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.53%) EDI
2 2 (1.53%) JSON
2 2 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.76%) OAuth
3 1 (0.76%) OpenID
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.76%) SAML
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.87%) Mainframe
4 8 (6.11%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.11%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.05%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.05%) PKI
6 3 (2.29%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.53%) BBC
7 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) CMDB
8 1 (0.76%) Equities
8 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.76%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.21%) Linux
2 14 (10.69%) Unix
3 10 (7.63%) Windows
4 9 (6.87%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.34%) MVS
6 6 (4.58%) VME
7 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.29%) Solaris
7 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) AIX
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) ITIL
2 25 (19.08%) Service Management
3 20 (15.27%) Service Design
4 19 (14.50%) Change Management
4 19 (14.50%) ITIL V3
4 19 (14.50%) Service Delivery
5 16 (12.21%) Incident Management
5 16 (12.21%) Information Security
6 15 (11.45%) Analytics
6 15 (11.45%) Configuration Management
7 13 (9.92%) Data Protection
8 12 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (9.16%) ITSM
8 12 (9.16%) Migration
9 10 (7.63%) Performance Management
9 10 (7.63%) Project Management
10 9 (6.87%) SIEM
11 8 (6.11%) Business Analysis
11 8 (6.11%) High Availability
11 8 (6.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.92%) SQL
2 6 (4.58%) Perl
2 6 (4.58%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.82%) VB
4 4 (3.05%) VBA
5 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.29%) R
6 2 (1.53%) C#
6 2 (1.53%) Python
7 1 (0.76%) C++
7 1 (0.76%) Java
7 1 (0.76%) PHP
7 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.98%) Degree
3 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.11%) CISSP
5 6 (4.58%) CEH
5 6 (4.58%) CISM
6 5 (3.82%) AAT
6 5 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.05%) CCA
8 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.29%) MCSE
8 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.53%) GCIA
9 2 (1.53%) GCIH
9 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.53%) PMP
9 2 (1.53%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (1.53%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.03%) SLA
2 8 (6.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.11%) QA
3 5 (3.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (3.82%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.82%) RMADS
4 4 (3.05%) COBIT
4 4 (3.05%) ISO22301
4 4 (3.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.53%) Val IT
7 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.53%) Firmware
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.53%) XenApp
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) MOM
2 5 (3.82%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (3.82%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (3.82%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.05%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.29%) RSA Security Analytics
4 3 (2.29%) SCCM
5 2 (1.53%) Puppet
6 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.76%) QRadar
6 1 (0.76%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) BMC
2 15 (11.45%) Oracle
3 11 (8.40%) IBM
4 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.58%) Cisco
5 6 (4.58%) F5
5 6 (4.58%) Fujitsu
5 6 (4.58%) HP
6 5 (3.82%) CA
6 5 (3.82%) Juniper
6 5 (3.82%) Palo Alto
6 5 (3.82%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.82%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.05%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (3.05%) Forcepoint
7 4 (3.05%) Remedy
8 3 (2.29%) Citrix
8 3 (2.29%) NetWitness
8 3 (2.29%) Qualys
8 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
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