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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 410 412 388
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 10 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.088% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.11% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 15
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£480 £455 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £112 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 +24 1 - - 3
Hackney - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (35.48%) Project Management
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (29.03%) Finance
4 8 (25.81%) Legal
5 6 (19.35%) Degree
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.13%) MS Project
7 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
7 4 (12.90%) Service Management
7 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma
7 4 (12.90%) CTI
7 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
8 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
8 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
8 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) SQL
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle
8 3 (9.68%) UNIX
8 3 (9.68%) Windows
8 3 (9.68%) Linux
8 3 (9.68%) People Management
9 2 (6.45%) Change Control
9 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Project
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) CTI
2 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) SMTP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) IMAP
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Operations Manager
4 3 (9.68%) IT Operations Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Service Transition Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Visualforce
1 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (3.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) PMI
3 2 (6.45%) EMC Centera
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) UNIX
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Project Management
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma
5 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) People Management
7 2 (6.45%) Change Control
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) ERP
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.45%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MBA
5 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (3.23%) CISM
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ionix
2 1 (3.23%) MOM
2 1 (3.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Lotus
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.45%) EMC
3 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.23%) Remedy
3 1 (3.23%) McAfee
3 1 (3.23%) Ariba
3 1 (3.23%) BMC
3 1 (3.23%) Retek
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
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