The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research 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 Research over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 617 605 580
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 12 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.024% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Median daily rate £375 £529 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.07% +32.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £368 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £633 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Operations Research
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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £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 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Operations Research as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in England

Operations Research
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Research across the England region.

Operations Research Daily Rate Trend in England

Operations Research
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Research across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Operations Research Daily Rate Histogram in England

Operations Research
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Research across the England region.

Operations Research Hourly Rate Trend in England

Operations Research
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 Research within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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 +2 5 £375 -37.50% 1
South East +4 4 £338 -
Yorkshire -1 2 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Operations Research 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 Research.

1 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 15 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (52.00%) Mathematics
4 12 (48.00%) Economics
4 12 (48.00%) Finance
5 11 (44.00%) Statistics
6 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 10 (40.00%) SAS
7 9 (36.00%) Credit Risk
8 8 (32.00%) Retail
8 8 (32.00%) Analytics
8 8 (32.00%) SPSS
9 7 (28.00%) Banking
9 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
10 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (24.00%) R
10 6 (24.00%) MATLAB
10 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
10 6 (24.00%) Python
10 6 (24.00%) Linux
11 5 (20.00%) Apache
11 5 (20.00%) Validation
11 5 (20.00%) Econometrics
11 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (20.00%) Retail Banking
12 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
12 4 (16.00%) Django
12 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (16.00%) Military
12 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development

Operations Research
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 10 (40.00%) SAS
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) SPSS
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) OLAP
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) OLTP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.00%) QGIS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Retail
3 7 (28.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (16.00%) Military
6 3 (12.00%) Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
8 1 (4.00%) Advertising
8 1 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Credit Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Data Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Programmer
2 4 (16.00%) Python Programmer
2 4 (16.00%) Risk Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Programmer
3 3 (12.00%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) SAS Risk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Manager
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
1 4 (16.00%) Django
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
1 4 (16.00%) HTML5
1 4 (16.00%) NumPy
1 4 (16.00%) SciPy
1 4 (16.00%) Sphinx
2 1 (4.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (52.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (48.00%) Economics
4 11 (44.00%) Statistics
5 9 (36.00%) Credit Risk
6 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
7 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.00%) User Experience
9 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
10 2 (8.00%) NHS
10 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
11 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
11 1 (4.00%) Neural Network
11 1 (4.00%) Social Media
11 1 (4.00%) Social Network
11 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.00%) Econometrics
3 5 (20.00%) Validation
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
4 4 (16.00%) Fraud Detection
4 4 (16.00%) Markov Chain
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Memory Management
6 2 (8.00%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (24.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) R
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Postgraduate
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.00%) MBA
5 1 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos
2 1 (4.00%) ESRI
2 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (4.00%) Informatica
2 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (4.00%) Netezza
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) SIMUL8
2 1 (4.00%) Tableau
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