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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 228 215 233
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 16 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £406 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £600 £765
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6570 5929 6796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.65% 70.32% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3611 3149 3239
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 266 319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.93 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Berkshire +4 3 £375 - 2
Surrey - 2 £512 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (54.17%) Project Management
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Service Management
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (25.00%) ITSM
5 6 (25.00%) SLA
5 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
6 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.83%) Change Management
6 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
7 4 (16.67%) Product Management
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) MS Project
8 3 (12.50%) MS Office
9 2 (8.33%) SAP
9 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
9 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.33%) VMware
9 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
9 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
9 2 (8.33%) Telemarketing
9 2 (8.33%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Project
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Infinys
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Project Manager
1 7 (29.17%) Operations Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Support Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Campaign Manager
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Visualforce
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Project Management
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (25.00%) ITSM
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
5 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Product Management
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Workflow
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (8.33%) Telemarketing
8 2 (8.33%) Information Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) vCloud
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
Reading
Volt
Rate: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago