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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 392 388 362
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 17 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.15% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 9
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£550 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £265 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £570 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -66.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £174.50 -
% change year-on-year
-92.17% -
Operations Management
England

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
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 3 £475 +35.71% 3
Harrow - - - -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 5 (18.52%) Legal
4 5 (18.52%) ITSM
4 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 5 (18.52%) MS Office
4 5 (18.52%) Retail
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
5 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) MS Project
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 2 (7.41%) Business Development
7 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) CTI
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Legal
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (11.11%) Operations Manager
1 3 (11.11%) Consultant
1 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
1 3 (11.11%) Transition Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Operations Consultant
2 2 (7.41%) HR Specialist
2 2 (7.41%) EMC Storage Consultant
2 2 (7.41%) Analyst
2 2 (7.41%) Architect
2 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
2 2 (7.41%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (7.41%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Resource Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Data Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Release Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (3.70%) Environment Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) EMC Centera
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) ITSM
3 5 (18.52%) Service Management
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
4 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.41%) Business Development
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) ABAP
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ionix
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Ariba
3 1 (3.70%) BMC
3 1 (3.70%) Retek
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
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