The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Operations Research
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
698 635 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.59% 76.23% 74.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 318 329
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.97 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Operations Research
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Operations Research Daily Rate Trend in Reading