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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Management
England / South East
Rank 229 244 239
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 14 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 14
Median daily rate £500 £425 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.85%

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
6241 7043 7728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.98% 81.22% 79.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3704 4359 4223
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 271 258
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +14 7 £501 +17.76% 1
Berkshire +12 4 £325 -15.85% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £200 -
West Sussex -14 1 £463 -15.90%
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (68.75%) ITIL
2 14 (43.75%) Service Management
3 10 (31.25%) ITSM
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL V3
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) Windows
6 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 5 (15.63%) DNS
7 5 (15.63%) User Stories
8 4 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 4 (12.50%) SLA
8 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) Firewall
8 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) JIRA
8 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) VMware
8 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.38%) COBIT
9 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
9 3 (9.38%) IT Governance
9 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (9.38%) CMDB
9 3 (9.38%) BMC

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 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) MPLS
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) 3G
4 2 (6.25%) BGP
4 2 (6.25%) DDNS
4 2 (6.25%) DSL
4 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.25%) IPsec
4 2 (6.25%) ISDN
4 2 (6.25%) Junos
4 2 (6.25%) OSPF
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) SSL
4 2 (6.25%) TACACS
4 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
1 4 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) MSI
2 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Business Requirements Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Service Management Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Service Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Management Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Service Operations Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) CMDB
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) ITIL
2 14 (43.75%) Service Management
3 10 (31.25%) ITSM
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL V3
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) User Stories
7 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.38%) IT Governance
8 3 (9.38%) MSF
8 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma
9 2 (6.25%) Coaching
9 2 (6.25%) DevOps
9 2 (6.25%) MOF
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.25%) Personalization
9 2 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
2 3 (9.38%) PMP
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) RHCE
3 2 (6.25%) RHCSA
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) COBIT
2 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
2 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) Varnish
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
1 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) BMC
3 3 (9.38%) CA
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
3 3 (9.38%) Symantec
4 2 (6.25%) AppSense
4 2 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) F5
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Juniper
4 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) Talend
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