The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 394 382 403
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 12 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.10% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.13% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 8
Average daily rate
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£419 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £341 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £788 £610 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -22.50%
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18669 18628 19067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.31% 78.98% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13338 13018 13239
Average daily rate £450 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 226 262
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.16 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 £53.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Operations Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Management across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Operations Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Operations Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the London region.

Operations Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Operations Management
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon - 2 £363 -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) SLA
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (25.00%) UNIX
3 8 (25.00%) Project Management
3 8 (25.00%) Service Management
4 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
4 7 (21.88%) Change Management
5 6 (18.75%) Firewall
5 6 (18.75%) Linux
5 6 (18.75%) CISSP
5 6 (18.75%) Supplier Management
5 6 (18.75%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 5 (15.63%) SIEM
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (12.50%) Symantec
7 4 (12.50%) Juniper
7 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.50%) Qualys
7 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
7 4 (12.50%) Network Security
7 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) F5
7 4 (12.50%) Information Security

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) Network Security
4 3 (9.38%) Internet
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
1 6 (18.75%) Service Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) IT Operations Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Security Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Messaging Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Java Development Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Change and Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Release Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) NHS
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) Online Games
4 1 (3.13%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Project Management
2 8 (25.00%) Service Management
3 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.88%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) Supplier Management
5 5 (15.63%) SIEM
6 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.50%) Information Security
6 4 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) People Management
7 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.38%) ITSM
7 3 (9.38%) Security Management
8 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.25%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C#
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CISSP
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) GCIA
2 4 (12.50%) GCIH
2 4 (12.50%) CEH
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) SLA
2 4 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Juniper
2 4 (12.50%) Symantec
2 4 (12.50%) Sourcefire
2 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 4 (12.50%) Qualys
2 4 (12.50%) F5
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) TOWER Software