The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research 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 Research over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 265 269 252
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.045% 0.021% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.026% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Operations Research
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
7215 7650 6941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.31% 79.98% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 4548 3824
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 246 251
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Operations Research as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Operations Research
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 Research across the South East region.

Operations Research Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Operations Research
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 Research across the South East region.

Operations Research Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Operations Research
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 Research within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Hampshire +3 3 £295 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Operations Research 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 Research.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) SciPy
2 4 (80.00%) NumPy
2 4 (80.00%) Sphinx
2 4 (80.00%) Django
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Military
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Linear Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Social Network
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) SIMUL8

Operations Research
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 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (80.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Programmer
1 4 (80.00%) Python Programmer
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Django
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) NumPy
1 4 (80.00%) SciPy
1 4 (80.00%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Social Network
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Linear Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ESRI
1 1 (20.00%) SIMUL8