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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 558 579 567
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 75 59 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 27
Median daily rate £475 £414 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £750 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £416 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
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
41718 41986 39745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.12% 80.50% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27767 27817 25061
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1132 1107
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.90 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -18 27 £475 +26.66% 4
South East +24 26 £500 +17.16% 6
North East - 10 £225 -
East of England +23 8 £500 +17.64%
South West +10 1 £450 +12.50% 2
North West +9 1 £425 -43.33%
West Midlands -33 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
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Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (36.88%) ITIL
2 33 (23.40%) Change Management
3 32 (22.70%) Security Cleared
4 31 (21.99%) Configuration Management
5 27 (19.15%) SAN
6 25 (17.73%) Project Management
7 22 (15.60%) Unix
7 22 (15.60%) SLA
7 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared
7 22 (15.60%) Incident Management
7 22 (15.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 21 (14.89%) Firewall
8 21 (14.89%) Management Information System
8 21 (14.89%) Finance
9 20 (14.18%) Oracle
10 19 (13.48%) Windows
10 19 (13.48%) Degree
10 19 (13.48%) Performance Management
11 18 (12.77%) Service Management
12 17 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
14 15 (10.64%) Linux
14 15 (10.64%) SQL
14 15 (10.64%) ITSM
14 15 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (10.64%) Problem Management
15 14 (9.93%) Release Management
15 14 (9.93%) AAT
16 13 (9.22%) Risk Management
16 13 (9.22%) VMware

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 8 (5.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.42%) Apache
3 2 (1.42%) IIS
3 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.71%) Jetty
4 1 (0.71%) Mongrel
4 1 (0.71%) nginx
4 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.67%) MS Office
3 7 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.71%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.09%) IaaS
2 7 (4.96%) PaaS
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.13%) SaaS
4 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.71%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.71%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.71%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.15%) SAN
2 21 (14.89%) Firewall
3 11 (7.80%) DNS
4 10 (7.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (5.67%) DHCP
5 8 (5.67%) Network Security
5 8 (5.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.96%) IPsec
6 7 (4.96%) LAN
6 7 (4.96%) SSL
6 7 (4.96%) WAN
7 6 (4.26%) BGP
7 6 (4.26%) DDNS
7 6 (4.26%) DSL
7 6 (4.26%) Ethernet
7 6 (4.26%) MPLS
7 6 (4.26%) OSPF
7 6 (4.26%) TACACS
7 6 (4.26%) VPN
7 6 (4.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) DB2
3 4 (2.84%) QlikView
4 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.71%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.71%) DocumentDB
4 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.71%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.71%) Power BI
4 1 (0.71%) Redis
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) JIRA
1 4 (2.84%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.71%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (14.89%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Retail
3 6 (4.26%) Banking
3 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Legal
5 2 (1.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.42%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) French Language
6 1 (0.71%) Front Office
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Analyst
2 14 (9.93%) Business Analyst
3 11 (7.80%) Administrator
4 10 (7.09%) Operations Analyst
5 9 (6.38%) Architect
6 8 (5.67%) Solaris Administrator
7 7 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.96%) Transition Manager
8 6 (4.26%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Operations Business Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.26%) Release Manager
8 6 (4.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.55%) Consultant
10 4 (2.84%) Operations Manager
10 4 (2.84%) Security Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Service Analyst
10 4 (2.84%) Service Manager
10 4 (2.84%) Storage Specialist
10 4 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) .NET
1 2 (1.42%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.42%) J2EE
2 1 (0.71%) ADO
2 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.71%) CSS
2 1 (0.71%) HTML
2 1 (0.71%) jQuery
2 1 (0.71%) JSON
2 1 (0.71%) LAMP
2 1 (0.71%) Memcached
2 1 (0.71%) Middleware
2 1 (0.71%) REST
2 1 (0.71%) Servlets
2 1 (0.71%) Spring
2 1 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.89%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.67%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.26%) PKI
5 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.84%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.84%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.84%) EMC VNX
5 4 (2.84%) User Experience
6 3 (2.13%) CMDB
6 3 (2.13%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.42%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.42%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.42%) PMI
7 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) BBC
8 1 (0.71%) Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.60%) Unix
2 19 (13.48%) Windows
3 15 (10.64%) Linux
4 9 (6.38%) Solaris
4 9 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.13%) AIX
5 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) HPUX
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.88%) ITIL
2 33 (23.40%) Change Management
3 31 (21.99%) Configuration Management
4 25 (17.73%) Project Management
5 22 (15.60%) Incident Management
5 22 (15.60%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (13.48%) Performance Management
7 18 (12.77%) Service Management
8 17 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (10.64%) ITSM
9 15 (10.64%) Problem Management
10 14 (9.93%) Release Management
11 13 (9.22%) Risk Management
12 12 (8.51%) Information Security
12 12 (8.51%) Mentoring
13 11 (7.80%) Migration
13 11 (7.80%) Server Building
13 11 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (7.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.64%) SQL
2 6 (4.26%) Perl
2 6 (4.26%) Shell Script
2 6 (4.26%) VB
3 4 (2.84%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.13%) Java
4 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.13%) Tcl
5 1 (0.71%) C
5 1 (0.71%) C#
5 1 (0.71%) C++
5 1 (0.71%) PHP
5 1 (0.71%) Python
5 1 (0.71%) R
5 1 (0.71%) VBA
5 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (22.70%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared
3 19 (13.48%) Degree
4 14 (9.93%) AAT
5 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.26%) CISSP
7 6 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.55%) CISM
8 5 (3.55%) MCSA
9 4 (2.84%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.13%) CCNA
10 3 (2.13%) CEH
10 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.13%) MCSE
10 3 (2.13%) PMP
10 3 (2.13%) RHCE
11 2 (1.42%) MCP
11 2 (1.42%) RHCSA
11 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.60%) SLA
2 6 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (2.84%) RMADS
4 3 (2.13%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (2.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.71%) COBIT
6 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.71%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.71%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.71%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.71%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.71%) Val IT
System Software
1 11 (7.80%) Firmware
2 10 (7.09%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.42%) vSphere
4 2 (1.42%) XenApp
5 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.71%) vCloud
5 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) MOM
2 6 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (4.26%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (4.26%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.55%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.84%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (2.13%) Netcool
5 3 (2.13%) SCCM
6 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.42%) Puppet
7 1 (0.71%) QRadar
7 1 (0.71%) vMotion
7 1 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (14.18%) Oracle
2 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.22%) VMware
4 12 (8.51%) Cisco
5 8 (5.67%) BMC
6 6 (4.26%) CA
6 6 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.26%) F5
6 6 (4.26%) HP
6 6 (4.26%) IBM
6 6 (4.26%) ServiceNow
6 6 (4.26%) SolarWinds
7 5 (3.55%) Juniper
7 5 (3.55%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.55%) Sybase
8 4 (2.84%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (2.84%) Citrix
8 4 (2.84%) Kronos
8 4 (2.84%) Rally
9 3 (2.13%) Remedy
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