The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 64 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operations Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
577 514 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.03% 75.15% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 269 237
Average daily rate £385 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 31 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Operations Management 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 Management.

1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Office Automation
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Operations Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Office Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (25.00%) C-shell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco