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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 559 575 565
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 22 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.028% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 3
Average daily rate £413 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £275 £218
% change year-on-year
+59.09% +26.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
37890 36304 35043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.52% 78.00% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25127 23515 21575
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1065 983 1106
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.33 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Research across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 17 £413 -0.60% 8
South East +10 2 £375 +25.00%
Yorkshire -10 2 £475 +90.00%
North West - 1 £1,000 -
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Operations Research 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 Research.

1 41 (82.00%) Degree
2 35 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (58.00%) Analytics
3 29 (58.00%) Mathematics
4 25 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 24 (48.00%) Statistics
5 24 (48.00%) SAS
6 22 (44.00%) Economics
7 20 (40.00%) SQL
8 19 (38.00%) Finance
9 16 (32.00%) Hadoop
10 14 (28.00%) SPSS
10 14 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (28.00%) R
11 13 (26.00%) Apache Hive
11 13 (26.00%) Apache Spark
11 13 (26.00%) Oracle
11 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (24.00%) Teradata
12 12 (24.00%) Predictive Modelling
13 11 (22.00%) Credit Risk
14 10 (20.00%) Banking
15 9 (18.00%) Retail
15 9 (18.00%) VBA
15 9 (18.00%) Unix
15 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
15 9 (18.00%) Risk Analytics
16 8 (16.00%) Data Analytics
16 8 (16.00%) Apache Pig
16 8 (16.00%) Impala

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Operations Research 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 Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (48.00%) SAS
2 13 (26.00%) Apache Spark
3 8 (16.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) Smallworld
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) SPSS
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.00%) MS Office
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) BGP
1 1 (2.00%) DWDM
1 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.00%) IPv6
1 1 (2.00%) MPLS
1 1 (2.00%) OSPF
1 1 (2.00%) VPLS
1 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) Hadoop
2 13 (26.00%) Apache Hive
3 8 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (16.00%) Impala
4 5 (10.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 5 (10.00%) Power BI
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.00%) Big Data
7 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (2.00%) SAS EBI
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 9 (18.00%) Retail
4 6 (12.00%) Marketing
5 4 (8.00%) Games
6 1 (2.00%) Military
6 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Developer
3 5 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Report Manager
4 4 (8.00%) SAS Data Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Strategy Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Pricing Manager
5 3 (6.00%) SPSS Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.00%) Head of Analytics
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) scikit-learn
1 5 (10.00%) SciPy
2 1 (2.00%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 35 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (58.00%) Mathematics
3 25 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 24 (48.00%) Statistics
5 22 (44.00%) Economics
6 11 (22.00%) Credit Risk
7 5 (10.00%) Physics
8 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
9 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
10 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
10 1 (2.00%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
10 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Analytics
2 14 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (24.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 9 (18.00%) Risk Analytics
6 8 (16.00%) Data Analytics
7 7 (14.00%) Dashboard Development
7 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
7 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.00%) CRM
8 5 (10.00%) Deep Learning
8 5 (10.00%) Information Retrieval
8 5 (10.00%) Machine Learning
9 4 (8.00%) Competitive Intelligence
9 4 (8.00%) Game Theory
9 4 (8.00%) Software Architecture
9 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 14 (28.00%) R
3 9 (18.00%) VBA
4 2 (4.00%) C
4 2 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (82.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) PhD
3 3 (6.00%) Postgraduate
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.00%) Cacti
2 1 (2.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle
2 12 (24.00%) Teradata
3 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.00%) SAP
5 7 (14.00%) Cognos
6 6 (12.00%) Tableau
7 5 (10.00%) Netezza
8 1 (2.00%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Informatica
8 1 (2.00%) Juniper
8 1 (2.00%) NetCracker
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