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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 255 236 234
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 14 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.075% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.10% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
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£394 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £353 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.73% -9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operations Management
England

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
7464 6742 5950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.01% 72.15% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3768 3122
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 261 256
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Hampshire - 5 £388 - 3
Berkshire -5 4 £438 +9.37% 2
Oxfordshire -17 4 £313 -26.47%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £435 -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 17 (37.78%) Project Management
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 15 (33.33%) VMware
5 13 (28.89%) ITIL
6 10 (22.22%) Windows
6 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (22.22%) Resource Management
7 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
8 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
9 7 (15.56%) Line Management
10 6 (13.33%) Change Management
10 6 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (13.33%) Migration
10 6 (13.33%) Marketing
10 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 4 (8.89%) IIS
12 4 (8.89%) MS Project
12 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
12 4 (8.89%) Linux
12 4 (8.89%) Service Management
12 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
12 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
12 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (8.89%) Transition Management
12 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Project
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) WAN
2 3 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) RavenDB
1 1 (2.22%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (13.33%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Designer
2 8 (17.78%) Resource Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Change Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Operations Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Head of Operations
8 1 (2.22%) Workstream Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Project Controller
8 1 (2.22%) Operations Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Head of Infrastructure
8 1 (2.22%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Management Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) CSS
1 1 (2.22%) MSMQ
1 1 (2.22%) jQuery
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.89%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Project Management
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
3 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.56%) Line Management
6 6 (13.33%) Change Management
6 6 (13.33%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.89%) Service Management
8 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.89%) Transition Management
9 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.67%) Validation
9 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.67%) Product Marketing
10 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (2.22%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.67%) MCP
5 3 (6.67%) MCSE
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.67%) vSphere
2 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (6.67%) HP SIM
1 3 (6.67%) vMotion
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) Lumension
4 3 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (6.67%) Dell
4 3 (6.67%) McAfee
4 3 (6.67%) Sophos
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) Endeca
5 1 (2.22%) RedPrairie