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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 390 396 372
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 18 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.092% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 16
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£478 £420 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.80% -15.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £200 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.33 - -
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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
17438 18453 16994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.06% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12215 13061 11828
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 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 24 April 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
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 +19 3 £478 +27.46% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £625 -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (34.38%) ITIL
1 11 (34.38%) Project Management
1 11 (34.38%) Service Delivery
2 9 (28.13%) Service Management
3 8 (25.00%) Finance
4 7 (21.88%) Supplier Management
4 7 (21.88%) SLA
4 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
5 6 (18.75%) Change Management
5 6 (18.75%) Retail
6 5 (15.63%) Firewall
6 5 (15.63%) ITSM
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.50%) NHS
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (9.38%) Line Management
8 3 (9.38%) People Management
8 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
8 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
8 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) DHCP
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Online Betting
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Service Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 3 (9.38%) IT Operations Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Release Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Service Transition 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%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
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 4 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
1 11 (34.38%) Project Management
1 11 (34.38%) Service Delivery
2 9 (28.13%) Service Management
3 7 (21.88%) Supplier Management
4 6 (18.75%) Change Management
5 5 (15.63%) ITSM
6 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) Line Management
7 3 (9.38%) People Management
7 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.25%) Information Security Management
8 2 (6.25%) Security Management
8 2 (6.25%) Information Security
8 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C#
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) CCNA
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) MOM
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy