The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 47 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.98% - 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.73% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
340 263 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 82.93% 74.29% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 202 119
Average daily rate £388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 16
Average hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Management across the Southampton region.

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Operations Management
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Resource Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification