The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 124 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.033% - 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £550
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operations Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2360 2056 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.22% 76.72% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1206 1131 915
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £13.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Operations Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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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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
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Operations Management
UK

Operations Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) QiCA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Head of Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Audit Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) QiCA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase