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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +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
614 703 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.22% 75.11% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 421 303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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