The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 242 232 234
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 8 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.060% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.084% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £425 £275 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +48.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £403
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Operations Management
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 4 £400 - 4
Hampshire +4 1 £425 - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) SLA
6 3 (15.79%) Internet
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (10.53%) SCCM
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 2 (10.53%) Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) WSUS
7 2 (10.53%) French Language
7 2 (10.53%) German Language
7 2 (10.53%) Italian Language
7 2 (10.53%) Japanese Language
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Infinys
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) SMTP
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) MPLS
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) French Language
2 2 (10.53%) German Language
2 2 (10.53%) Italian Language
2 2 (10.53%) Japanese Language
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Team Leader
1 5 (26.32%) Incident Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Operations Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Service Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Security Management
7 2 (10.53%) Telemarketing
7 2 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
8 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.26%) ITSM
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL V2
8 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) KVM
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
1 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) McAfee
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Brocade
4 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
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