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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 228 234 231
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 18 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.39% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 7
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £13.65 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+215.01% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £13.65 £174.50
% change year-on-year
+215.01% -92.17%
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
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
West Sussex +11 5 £550 +30.95% 1
Berkshire -5 5 £375 +7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £400 +14.28% 1
Surrey -7 3 - - 1
Hampshire +2 1 £425 +6.25% 1
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (43.24%) Firewall
1 16 (43.24%) Incident Management
2 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
2 15 (40.54%) Information Security
3 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
3 14 (37.84%) Asset Management
3 14 (37.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (37.84%) Data Protection
3 14 (37.84%) RMADS
3 14 (37.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 13 (35.14%) ITIL
5 12 (32.43%) Security Management
5 12 (32.43%) PCI DSS
5 12 (32.43%) Information Assurance
6 11 (29.73%) Business Continuity Management
6 11 (29.73%) Information Security Management
6 11 (29.73%) Business Continuity
6 11 (29.73%) JSP 440
6 11 (29.73%) ISMS
6 11 (29.73%) VPN
7 10 (27.03%) Analytics
8 8 (21.62%) Legal
8 8 (21.62%) Linux
8 8 (21.62%) Service Management
9 7 (18.92%) ITSM
9 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
9 7 (18.92%) People Management
10 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (2.70%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (5.41%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) SoftLayer
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) BGP
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (8.11%) DDNS
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) DSL
4 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
4 3 (8.11%) IPsec
4 3 (8.11%) MPLS
4 3 (8.11%) OSPF
4 3 (8.11%) SSL
4 3 (8.11%) TACACS
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (8.11%) Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) 3G
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (21.62%) Legal
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Law
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Information Security Specialist
1 10 (27.03%) Information Specialist
1 10 (27.03%) Security Specialist
2 8 (21.62%) Service Manager
3 7 (18.92%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Information Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Information Risk Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Risk Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Lead Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Service Support Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Support Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
4 4 (10.81%) Smart Meter
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.41%) PKI
6 1 (2.70%) e-Health
6 1 (2.70%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Unix
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Incident Management
2 15 (40.54%) Information Security
3 14 (37.84%) Asset Management
3 14 (37.84%) Data Protection
3 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
4 13 (35.14%) ITIL
5 12 (32.43%) Information Assurance
5 12 (32.43%) Security Management
6 11 (29.73%) Business Continuity
6 11 (29.73%) Business Continuity Management
6 11 (29.73%) Information Security Management
6 11 (29.73%) ISMS
7 10 (27.03%) Analytics
8 8 (21.62%) Service Management
9 7 (18.92%) ITSM
9 7 (18.92%) People Management
10 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
10 6 (16.22%) Network Management
11 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
11 5 (13.51%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C++
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) Perl
1 1 (2.70%) PHP
1 1 (2.70%) Python
1 1 (2.70%) Ruby
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 14 (37.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (37.84%) RMADS
2 12 (32.43%) PCI DSS
3 11 (29.73%) JSP 440
4 5 (13.51%) SLA
5 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (2.70%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco
1 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
2 3 (8.11%) Forcepoint
3 2 (5.41%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (5.41%) F5
3 2 (5.41%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Juniper
3 2 (5.41%) NetApp
3 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
3 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) NetWitness
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Qualys