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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 149 142 137
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 8 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.43% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Median daily rate £750 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £338 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £700 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.84 - -
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2636 3292 2535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.90% 79.34% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1993 1510
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 129 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.46 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Operations Management Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 8 £750 - 1
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 (77.78%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
3 4 (44.44%) People Management
3 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Apple
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Application Rationalisation
6 1 (11.11%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (11.11%) SSAE 16
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (11.11%) Legal
6 1 (11.11%) COBIT

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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Head of Cybersecurity
1 5 (55.56%) Head of Security
2 4 (44.44%) Head of Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Auditor
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) IT Auditor
4 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
3 4 (44.44%) People Management
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Application Rationalisation
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
1 1 (11.11%) ISAE 3402
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) SSAE 16
1 1 (11.11%) Val IT
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Apple
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow