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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 416 389 401
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 10 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.12% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.16% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 9
Average daily rate
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£480 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £130 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £470 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £423 £488
% change year-on-year
-17.25% -13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 -
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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
19090 19683 18273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.68% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13866 13785 12467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 233 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 3 - - 3
Hackney - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Legal
2 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (25.71%) Project Management
5 7 (20.00%) Degree
6 6 (17.14%) Service Management
6 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
6 6 (17.14%) MS Project
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle
7 5 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 4 (11.43%) Retail
8 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) ITSM
8 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
8 4 (11.43%) CTI
8 4 (11.43%) Six Sigma
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.43%) Windows
8 4 (11.43%) Linux
8 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
8 4 (11.43%) ERP
8 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (8.57%) People Management
9 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.57%) UNIX
9 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Project
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) CTI
2 2 (5.71%) IMAP
2 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (5.71%) SMTP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (31.43%) Legal
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.57%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (5.71%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Operations Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Transition Manager
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) HR Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Data Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Business Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) XSL
1 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (2.86%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) EMC Centera
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) PMI
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
2 9 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
3 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 4 (11.43%) ITSM
5 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) ERP
5 4 (11.43%) Six Sigma
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (8.57%) People Management
7 2 (5.71%) Change Control
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (5.71%) MBA
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CISM
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ionix
2 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) EMC
3 2 (5.71%) Lotus
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee
4 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Ariba
4 1 (2.86%) BMC
4 1 (2.86%) Retek
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
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