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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 550 496 480
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -16
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 36 67 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.14% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 19
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£408 £378 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.94% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £545 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
38728 36307 31355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.28% 75.63% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24983 23317 19199
Average daily rate £418 £400 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1099 985
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £50.00 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +1 12 £464 +7.28% 11
South East -17 11 £388 -11.42% 6
East of England +3 5 £350 +7.69% 3
West Midlands -8 3 £575 - 1
South West -11 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
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Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (30.53%) ITIL
2 28 (29.47%) Project Management
3 26 (27.37%) Security Cleared
4 24 (25.26%) Service Delivery
5 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
6 21 (22.11%) VMware
7 19 (20.00%) Change Management
7 19 (20.00%) Finance
8 18 (18.95%) Service Management
8 18 (18.95%) Windows
9 14 (14.74%) SLA
10 13 (13.68%) DV Cleared
11 11 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (11.58%) Line Management
12 10 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
13 9 (9.47%) Linux
13 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
13 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
13 9 (9.47%) Resource Management
13 9 (9.47%) Converged Infrastructure
14 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
14 8 (8.42%) Supplier Management
14 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
14 8 (8.42%) DNS
14 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
15 7 (7.37%) DHCP
15 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.21%) IIS
2 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.05%) Apache
5 1 (1.05%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.11%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.05%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) SaaS
2 2 (2.11%) PaaS
2 2 (2.11%) IaaS
3 1 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.42%) DNS
3 7 (7.37%) DHCP
4 6 (6.32%) LAN
4 6 (6.32%) WAN
5 5 (5.26%) Firewall
6 4 (4.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.16%) Network Security
7 3 (3.16%) Internet
7 3 (3.16%) SAN
8 1 (1.05%) Intranet
8 1 (1.05%) LDAP
8 1 (1.05%) ATM
8 1 (1.05%) SSH
8 1 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Retail
3 4 (4.21%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Legal
4 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Games
5 2 (2.11%) Back Office
5 2 (2.11%) Electronics
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Publishing
6 1 (1.05%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.05%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (14.74%) Service Manager
2 12 (12.63%) Delivery Manager
3 9 (9.47%) Designer
3 9 (9.47%) Operations Manager
4 8 (8.42%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.42%) Resource Manager
5 6 (6.32%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (6.32%) Technical Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Change Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Architect
6 4 (4.21%) Consultant
6 4 (4.21%) Administrator
6 4 (4.21%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.16%) IT Operations Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.16%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Analyst
7 3 (3.16%) Release Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.11%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Web Services
1 3 (3.16%) EDI
1 3 (3.16%) Middleware
2 2 (2.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
1 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.26%) NHS
3 3 (3.16%) CMDB
3 3 (3.16%) PKI
3 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.05%) Online Games
5 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.05%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.05%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.95%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) Linux
2 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.32%) UNIX
4 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.16%) Solaris
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) ITIL
2 28 (29.47%) Project Management
3 24 (25.26%) Service Delivery
4 19 (20.00%) Change Management
5 18 (18.95%) Service Management
6 11 (11.58%) Line Management
7 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.47%) Resource Management
7 9 (9.47%) Converged Infrastructure
8 8 (8.42%) Supplier Management
9 7 (7.37%) Problem Management
9 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.32%) ITSM
10 6 (6.32%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.32%) Information Security
11 5 (5.26%) Migration
11 5 (5.26%) Capacity Management
11 5 (5.26%) Transition Management
12 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.21%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.11%) C
1 2 (2.11%) C#
1 2 (2.11%) Java
1 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
1 2 (2.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.05%) VBScript
2 1 (1.05%) Python
2 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.05%) Bourne shell
2 1 (1.05%) C-shell
2 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (27.37%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.37%) MCSE
6 6 (6.32%) Degree
7 4 (4.21%) CCNA
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.16%) BC Cleared
9 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.11%) MCP
9 2 (2.11%) PMP
9 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.05%) CISA
10 1 (1.05%) CISM
10 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.05%) CISSP
10 1 (1.05%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.05%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.05%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.11%) vCloud
7 1 (1.05%) UAG
7 1 (1.05%) Firmware
7 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) vMotion
2 3 (3.16%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.16%) HP SIM
3 2 (2.11%) Hyperic
3 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.11%) SCCM
3 2 (2.11%) SCOM
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.05%) MOM
4 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.11%) VMware
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco
5 5 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.21%) HP
7 3 (3.16%) Dell
7 3 (3.16%) IBM
8 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.11%) EMC
8 2 (2.11%) Citrix
8 2 (2.11%) Lumension
8 2 (2.11%) McAfee
8 2 (2.11%) Sophos
9 1 (1.05%) Sun
9 1 (1.05%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.05%) Qualys
9 1 (1.05%) F5
9 1 (1.05%) Juniper
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