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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 160 - 140
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% - 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £700 - £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3289 3054 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.55% 78.09% 75.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2040 1685 1253
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 145 136
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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
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 3 May 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
Cumbria - 4 - - 2
Merseyside - 2 £700 -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) EMC VNX
4 3 (18.75%) COBIT
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Product Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Val IT
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) eTOM
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) SLA
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) EDI
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Office 365
6 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
6 1 (6.25%) ISO22301

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Business Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Development Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Process Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) MVS
1 1 (6.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) eTOM
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Product Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) APMP
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) COBIT
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) Val IT
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO22301
3 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Fujitsu
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft