The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 91 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.073% - 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£350 - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.25
Operations Research
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1043 1098 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.19% 75.26% 73.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 611 474
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 51
Average hourly rate £41.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.60% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Operations Research
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Operations Research Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Operations Research
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Research across the Surrey region.

Operations Research Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Operations Research
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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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
Staines - 1 £350 -
Operations Research
South East

Operations Research
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Operations Research 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 Research.

1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Operations Research 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 Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Insight Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics