The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Management
England / North West
Rank - 145 138
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.29% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £688 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2171 3119 2569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.52% 82.43% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1885 1487
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 140 109
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £51.98 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Operations Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Operations Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Operations Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Operations Management
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) Security Operations
3 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (50.00%) People Management
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Apple
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Head of Cybersecurity
1 5 (62.50%) Head of Security
2 4 (50.00%) Head of Operations
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Head of Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (62.50%) Security Operations
3 4 (50.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Apple
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow