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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 131 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.034% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.049% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £295
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +52.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -35.38%
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
2275 2045 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.23% 70.25% 64.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1258 1040 1140
Average daily rate £375 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 105
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -6 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £525 - 2
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
4 1 (12.50%) SCOM
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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