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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
UK / England
Rank 555 557 564
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 13 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.072% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.088% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 5
Median daily rate £400 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £331 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £850 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £703 £330
% change year-on-year
-42.20% +112.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
34228 37564 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 82.01% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22833 24718 23381
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 836 1096 958
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -13 7 £350 -17.64% 4
Yorkshire +17 3 £414 -21.51%
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £406 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 22 (84.62%) Statistics
2 18 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (65.38%) Degree
4 15 (57.69%) Economics
4 15 (57.69%) SQL
4 15 (57.69%) Analytics
5 14 (53.85%) Mathematics
6 12 (46.15%) SAS
7 11 (42.31%) SPSS
8 10 (38.46%) R
9 8 (30.77%) Tableau
9 8 (30.77%) Data Analysis
10 7 (26.92%) Marketing
11 6 (23.08%) Statistical Analysis
11 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
11 6 (23.08%) Finance
11 6 (23.08%) Python
11 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
11 6 (23.08%) Credit Risk
12 5 (19.23%) Predictive Modelling
12 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
12 5 (19.23%) Coaching
12 5 (19.23%) Project Management
13 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (15.38%) QA
13 4 (15.38%) ETL
13 4 (15.38%) Apache Spark
13 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
13 4 (15.38%) Data Visualisation

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 12 (46.15%) SAS
2 4 (15.38%) Apache Spark
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) SPSS
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) EViews
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Hive
3 3 (11.54%) Big Data
3 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.69%) Impala
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.85%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.85%) Mahout
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.85%) Power BI
5 1 (3.85%) PowerPivot
5 1 (3.85%) QGIS
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 7 (26.92%) Marketing
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Data Scientist
3 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Content Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk Modeller
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Modeller
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Strategy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) D3.js
1 2 (7.69%) Matplotlib
1 2 (7.69%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 22 (84.62%) Statistics
2 18 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (57.69%) Economics
4 14 (53.85%) Mathematics
5 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 6 (23.08%) Credit Risk
5 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
6 4 (15.38%) Data Extraction
7 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
7 3 (11.54%) Digital Media
7 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (11.54%) Physics
8 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
9 1 (3.85%) NHS
9 1 (3.85%) User Experience
9 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Analytics
2 8 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Coaching
4 5 (19.23%) Predictive Modelling
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (15.38%) ETL
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Time Management
6 3 (11.54%) Benchmarking
6 3 (11.54%) Data Management
6 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning
6 3 (11.54%) Predictive Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Time Series Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Knowledge Discovery
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) R
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) C
6 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
2 4 (15.38%) QA
3 2 (7.69%) IFRS
3 2 (7.69%) IFRS 9
4 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Tableau
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Teradata
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Alteryx
4 1 (3.85%) comScore
4 1 (3.85%) Hitwise
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
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