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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 222 221 228
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 20 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.33% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 2
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£363 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £394 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £550 £770
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £295
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +52.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -35.38%
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
6747 6285 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.46% 71.94% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3779 3429 3314
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 245 328
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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
Buckinghamshire - 7 £350 - 1
Berkshire +3 3 £375 -
Surrey - 2 £512 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 16 (59.26%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) Service Management
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) ITSM
5 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
6 5 (18.52%) SLA
6 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 5 (18.52%) Change Management
6 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
6 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
7 4 (14.81%) MS Office
7 4 (14.81%) Product Management
8 3 (11.11%) MS Project
8 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 2 (7.41%) SAP
9 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
9 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.41%) Workflow
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) VMware
9 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Management

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 3 (11.11%) MS Project
4 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Operations Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Service Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Support Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Campaign Manager
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior VMware Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Training Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Visualforce
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Service Management
4 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) ITSM
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
5 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
5 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
5 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Product Management
7 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (7.41%) Telemarketing
8 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Information Architecture
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
8 2 (7.41%) Workflow
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) vCloud
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
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