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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 245 255 234
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 24 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.075% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.095% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 6
Median daily rate £425 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £408 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £388 £353
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7224 7392 6828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.47% 79.58% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4424 4291 3772
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 241 259
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey - 7 £425 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £230 - 2
West Sussex - 6 £365 -
Hampshire +10 4 £525 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire +9 1 £413 +17.85%
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 (47.83%) ITIL
2 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 13 (28.26%) Management Information System
3 12 (26.09%) DNS
3 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 11 (23.91%) SAN
4 11 (23.91%) Project Management
4 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
5 10 (21.74%) DHCP
5 10 (21.74%) LAN
5 10 (21.74%) WAN
5 10 (21.74%) Cisco
5 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
6 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds
6 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 9 (19.57%) Change Control
6 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
6 9 (19.57%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (19.57%) Ethernet
6 9 (19.57%) SSL
6 9 (19.57%) Windows
6 9 (19.57%) DDNS
6 9 (19.57%) DSL
6 9 (19.57%) TACACS
6 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (19.57%) MPLS
6 9 (19.57%) OSPF
6 9 (19.57%) BGP
6 9 (19.57%) Wireless

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 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) PaaS
2 4 (8.70%) IaaS
3 3 (6.52%) Azure Machine Learning
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 12 (26.09%) DNS
3 11 (23.91%) SAN
4 10 (21.74%) DHCP
4 10 (21.74%) LAN
4 10 (21.74%) WAN
5 9 (19.57%) BGP
5 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (19.57%) DDNS
5 9 (19.57%) DSL
5 9 (19.57%) Ethernet
5 9 (19.57%) IPsec
5 9 (19.57%) MPLS
5 9 (19.57%) OSPF
5 9 (19.57%) SSL
5 9 (19.57%) TACACS
5 9 (19.57%) Wireless
6 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (13.04%) 3G
7 6 (13.04%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (6.52%) Power BI
3 2 (4.35%) DocumentDB
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) HDInsight
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (8.70%) Coordinator
2 4 (8.70%) Service Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Analyst
3 3 (6.52%) Consultant
3 3 (6.52%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (6.52%) Information Specialist
3 3 (6.52%) Security Specialist
3 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Architect
4 2 (4.35%) Azure Developer
4 2 (4.35%) Developer
4 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.35%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Operations Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (4.35%) JSON
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
1 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
3 7 (15.22%) PKI
4 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) CMDB
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.17%) Clustering
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) ITIL
2 11 (23.91%) Project Management
2 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
3 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
4 9 (19.57%) Change Control
4 9 (19.57%) Information Management
4 9 (19.57%) Network Design
5 8 (17.39%) Service Management
6 7 (15.22%) Incident Management
7 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
7 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.04%) Information Security
7 6 (13.04%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (10.87%) Analytics
8 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
8 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
8 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
8 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (8.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) R
3 2 (4.35%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) Tcl
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) Degree
4 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) CISSP
5 3 (6.52%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.35%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) CISM
6 2 (4.35%) RHCE
6 2 (4.35%) RHCSA
7 1 (2.17%) APMP
7 1 (2.17%) CEH
7 1 (2.17%) CITP
7 1 (2.17%) GCIA
7 1 (2.17%) GCIH
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.17%) VCP4
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
2 5 (10.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.87%) RMADS
3 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (2.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (10.87%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.52%) SCCM
4 2 (4.35%) Netcool
5 1 (2.17%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (2.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco
2 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds
3 7 (15.22%) F5
4 6 (13.04%) Barracuda Networks
4 6 (13.04%) Juniper
4 6 (13.04%) Palo Alto
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle
5 5 (10.87%) Sybase
5 5 (10.87%) VMware
6 4 (8.70%) IBM
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.52%) Forcepoint
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) AppSense
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix
8 2 (4.35%) Qualys
9 1 (2.17%) CommVault
9 1 (2.17%) NetWitness
9 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire