The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Management
England / South East
Rank 224 234 226
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 16 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 22
Median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £490 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5742 6683 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.25% 80.03% 78.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3378 4020 3991
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 292 239
Median hourly rate £38.50 £44.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% +78.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Operations Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Operations Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Operations Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the South East region.

Operations Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Operations Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +19 10 £501 +17.76% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £463 -
Surrey +20 1 £450 -
Berkshire +10 1 - -
West Sussex -1 1 £463 -15.90%
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 26 (65.00%) ITIL
2 19 (47.50%) Service Management
3 14 (35.00%) ITSM
3 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (30.00%) ITIL V3
5 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (22.50%) VMware
6 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.00%) Windows
7 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (20.00%) User Stories
8 7 (17.50%) IaaS
8 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.50%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (17.50%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (17.50%) Firewall
8 7 (17.50%) Linux
8 7 (17.50%) SLA
8 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (17.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (17.50%) JIRA
9 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
10 5 (12.50%) DNS
10 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Drupal
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) IaaS
2 4 (10.00%) PaaS
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 3 (7.50%) MPLS
3 3 (7.50%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) 4G
4 2 (5.00%) BGP
4 2 (5.00%) DDNS
4 2 (5.00%) DSL
4 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.00%) IPsec
4 2 (5.00%) Junos
4 2 (5.00%) OSPF
4 2 (5.00%) SSL
4 2 (5.00%) TACACS
4 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) JIRA
1 7 (17.50%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) MSI
2 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
1 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
1 9 (22.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Business Requirements Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Requirements Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Operations Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Designer
6 2 (5.00%) Implementation Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Support Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) CMDB
4 3 (7.50%) PKI
5 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) ITIL
2 19 (47.50%) Service Management
3 14 (35.00%) ITSM
4 12 (30.00%) ITIL V3
5 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (20.00%) User Stories
7 7 (17.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) Analytics
9 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 5 (12.50%) Service Design
10 4 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (10.00%) People Management
10 4 (10.00%) Project Management
10 4 (10.00%) Security Management
11 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
11 3 (7.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) MCP
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (5.00%) MOS
5 2 (5.00%) RHCE
5 2 (5.00%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.50%) APMP
6 1 (2.50%) CCIE
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
1 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
1 9 (22.50%) VMware
2 7 (17.50%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) BMC
4 3 (7.50%) CA
4 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.50%) Symantec
5 2 (5.00%) AppSense
5 2 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) F5
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
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