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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 613 598 569
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -29
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 8 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.028% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.036% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
Median daily rate £500 £493 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +17.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £348 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+36.05% +5.00%
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
40513 39097 37433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.31% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27151 25186 24001
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 905 1113 1137
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -0.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -16 4 £463 -22.91% 1
Yorkshire +10 3 £500 +29.87% 1
South East -8 1 - - 2
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 21 (72.41%) Degree
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (44.83%) Finance
4 11 (37.93%) Mathematics
4 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (31.03%) Banking
6 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
6 8 (27.59%) Cognos
6 8 (27.59%) VBA
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) Dashboard Development
7 7 (24.14%) Analytics
7 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (24.14%) Economics
8 6 (20.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
9 5 (17.24%) Statistics
9 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (17.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) Power BI
10 4 (13.79%) scikit-learn
10 4 (13.79%) Information Retrieval
10 4 (13.79%) Apache Spark
10 4 (13.79%) Apache Hive
10 4 (13.79%) R

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 4 (13.79%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.34%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.34%) SPSS
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) BGP
1 1 (3.45%) DWDM
1 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.45%) IPv6
1 1 (3.45%) MPLS
1 1 (3.45%) OSPF
1 1 (3.45%) VPLS
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
2 5 (17.24%) Power BI
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (13.79%) Apache Hive
3 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
4 3 (10.34%) Big Data
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.90%) OLAP
6 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.45%) GIS
6 1 (3.45%) OLTP
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
6 1 (3.45%) QGIS
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
6 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Military
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Report Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) GIS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) scikit-learn
1 4 (13.79%) SciPy
2 1 (3.45%) PostGIS
2 1 (3.45%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (37.93%) Mathematics
3 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
4 7 (24.14%) Economics
5 5 (17.24%) Statistics
6 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
6 3 (10.34%) Credit Risk
6 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
7 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
7 2 (6.90%) NHS
8 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (3.45%) Social Media
8 1 (3.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (27.59%) Dashboard Development
3 7 (24.14%) Analytics
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Deep Learning
6 4 (13.79%) Information Retrieval
6 4 (13.79%) Machine Learning
6 4 (13.79%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Data Analytics
7 3 (10.34%) Econometrics
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) Business Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) CRM
8 2 (6.90%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) VBA
3 4 (13.79%) R
4 2 (6.90%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) PhD
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Postgraduate
4 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.90%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.45%) MBA
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Cacti
1 1 (3.45%) OPNET
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Cognos
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Tableau
3 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) ESRI
3 1 (3.45%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.45%) Informatica
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.45%) NetCracker
3 1 (3.45%) Netezza
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) SIMUL8
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