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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 594 583 603
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 12 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.061% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.075% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 10
Median daily rate £400 £450 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £855 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £703 £335
% change year-on-year
-42.20% +109.70%
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
37968 41123 39833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.48% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27052 26380
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1222 1137
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -4 6 £375 -16.66% 4
Yorkshire +18 3 £414 -21.51%
South East +26 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £406 -
Operations Research
UK

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 24 (77.42%) Statistics
2 21 (67.74%) Degree
3 20 (64.52%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (58.06%) Economics
5 17 (54.84%) Mathematics
6 15 (48.39%) SAS
7 14 (45.16%) SPSS
8 13 (41.94%) Analytics
9 12 (38.71%) R
9 12 (38.71%) SQL
10 9 (29.03%) Credit Risk
11 8 (25.81%) Python
11 8 (25.81%) Finance
11 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
12 7 (22.58%) Retail
12 7 (22.58%) Marketing
12 7 (22.58%) Tableau
13 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
13 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (19.35%) Banking
13 6 (19.35%) Statistical Analysis
13 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
13 6 (19.35%) Project Management
13 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
14 5 (16.13%) Credit Risk Modelling
14 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
14 5 (16.13%) Time Management
14 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
14 5 (16.13%) Open Source
14 5 (16.13%) Predictive Modelling

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 15 (48.39%) SAS
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) SPSS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) EViews
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) Mahout
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Power BI
3 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Marketing
2 7 (22.58%) Retail
3 6 (19.35%) Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Military
4 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.23%) Automotive
6 1 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Data Scientist
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Credit Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Programmer
3 4 (12.90%) Python Programmer
3 4 (12.90%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Systems Programmer
4 3 (9.68%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SAS Risk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Analytics Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk Modeller
5 2 (6.45%) SAS Modeller
6 1 (3.23%) Insight Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (3.23%) Statistical Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) CSS
1 4 (12.90%) Django
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
1 4 (12.90%) HTML5
1 4 (12.90%) NumPy
1 4 (12.90%) SciPy
1 4 (12.90%) Sphinx
2 2 (6.45%) Matplotlib
2 2 (6.45%) Pandas
3 1 (3.23%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (77.42%) Statistics
2 20 (64.52%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (58.06%) Economics
4 17 (54.84%) Mathematics
5 9 (29.03%) Credit Risk
6 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
7 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
8 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
8 4 (12.90%) Data Extraction
8 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.90%) User Experience
9 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
9 3 (9.68%) Physics
10 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
11 1 (3.23%) Neural Network
11 1 (3.23%) NHS
11 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Analytics
2 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
3 6 (19.35%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Credit Risk Modelling
4 5 (16.13%) Open Source
4 5 (16.13%) Predictive Modelling
4 5 (16.13%) Time Management
5 4 (12.90%) Coaching
5 4 (12.90%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (12.90%) Fraud Detection
5 4 (12.90%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) Data Management
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Logistic Regression
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) R
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) VBA
6 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.45%) Postgraduate
5 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Tableau
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) comScore
2 1 (3.23%) Hitwise
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Teradata
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