The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 574 595 562
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -33
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 67 43 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 45
Median daily rate £425 £408 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £332 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Operations Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Operations Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Management within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Operations Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Operations Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management within the UK.

Operations Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Operations Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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
England +9 63 £420 +3.06% 17
South East +4 23 £400 +3.22% 4
London +7 20 £513 +9.62% 10
Berkshire +4 8 £400 -3.61% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £254 -
North East - 8 £254 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £254 -
Hampshire +4 6 £428 +10.32% 1
North West - 5 £700 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £365 - 1
Reading - 5 £350 - 1
Winchester - 4 £430 -
Gatwick - 4 £350 -
Cumbria - 4 - - 1
Scotland - 4 £600 -
Oxfordshire +11 2 £384 +22.80%
East of England +5 2 £500 +42.85% 2
Yorkshire 0 2 - -
West Yorkshire -2 2 - -
Leeds -5 2 - -
West Midlands -8 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £550 -
Glasgow - 2 £700 -
Surrey - 2 £380 - 1
Redhill - 2 £380 -
Southampton +11 1 £400 +3.22%
Hertfordshire +10 1 - -
Ipswich +4 1 £500 +25.00%
Oxford +2 1 £368 +5.00%
Suffolk -2 1 £500 +25.00%

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 49 (35.25%) ITIL
2 26 (18.71%) SLA
2 26 (18.71%) Finance
3 25 (17.99%) Service Management
4 23 (16.55%) Change Management
5 22 (15.83%) Management Information System
6 21 (15.11%) Service Delivery
7 20 (14.39%) Security Cleared
7 20 (14.39%) ITIL V3
7 20 (14.39%) Service Design
8 19 (13.67%) Configuration Management
9 18 (12.95%) Linux
9 18 (12.95%) Incident Management
9 18 (12.95%) Degree
10 17 (12.23%) Information Security
10 17 (12.23%) Unix
10 17 (12.23%) SAN
10 17 (12.23%) BMC
11 16 (11.51%) Firewall
11 16 (11.51%) SC Cleared
12 15 (10.79%) Oracle
13 14 (10.07%) SQL
13 14 (10.07%) Performance Management
14 13 (9.35%) Data Protection
14 13 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (9.35%) Migration
14 13 (9.35%) ITSM
15 12 (8.63%) Project Management
15 12 (8.63%) Middleware
15 12 (8.63%) Windows

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.16%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.60%) MS Office
3 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.72%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.72%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.72%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.16%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.23%) SAN
2 16 (11.51%) Firewall
3 12 (8.63%) DNS
3 12 (8.63%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.91%) SSL
5 10 (7.19%) DHCP
5 10 (7.19%) LAN
5 10 (7.19%) WAN
6 9 (6.47%) BGP
6 9 (6.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (6.47%) DDNS
6 9 (6.47%) DSL
6 9 (6.47%) Ethernet
6 9 (6.47%) IPsec
6 9 (6.47%) MPLS
6 9 (6.47%) OSPF
6 9 (6.47%) TACACS
6 9 (6.47%) Wireless
7 7 (5.04%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (4.32%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) DB2
2 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.88%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.16%) Power BI
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) HDInsight
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
1 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.72%) Maven
1 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 26 (18.71%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.60%) Banking
3 5 (3.60%) Legal
4 3 (2.16%) Automotive
4 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.16%) Publishing
4 3 (2.16%) Retail
5 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Marketing
5 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) French Language
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) German Language
6 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (16.55%) Analyst
2 15 (10.79%) Architect
3 13 (9.35%) Consultant
4 11 (7.91%) Service Manager
5 10 (7.19%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.76%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.32%) Operations Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Management Consultant
9 5 (3.60%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Service Architect
9 5 (3.60%) Service Management Consultant
9 5 (3.60%) Services Delivery Manager
10 4 (2.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 4 (2.88%) DBA
10 4 (2.88%) IT Manager
10 4 (2.88%) IT Operations Manager
10 4 (2.88%) Migration Specialist
10 4 (2.88%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.63%) Middleware
2 2 (1.44%) .NET
2 2 (1.44%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.44%) EDI
2 2 (1.44%) JSON
2 2 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.72%) ADO
3 1 (0.72%) Java EE
3 1 (0.72%) OAuth
3 1 (0.72%) OpenID
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.72%) SAML
3 1 (0.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.83%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.91%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.76%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (4.32%) PKI
6 4 (2.88%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.16%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.44%) BBC
8 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.44%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.72%) CMDB
9 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Life Science
9 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.95%) Linux
2 17 (12.23%) Unix
3 12 (8.63%) Windows
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.88%) Solaris
6 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.44%) AIX
8 1 (0.72%) HPUX
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.25%) ITIL
2 25 (17.99%) Service Management
3 23 (16.55%) Change Management
4 21 (15.11%) Service Delivery
5 20 (14.39%) ITIL V3
5 20 (14.39%) Service Design
6 19 (13.67%) Configuration Management
7 18 (12.95%) Incident Management
8 17 (12.23%) Information Security
9 14 (10.07%) Performance Management
10 13 (9.35%) Data Protection
10 13 (9.35%) ITSM
10 13 (9.35%) Migration
11 12 (8.63%) Project Management
12 11 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (7.19%) Change Control
13 10 (7.19%) High Availability
13 10 (7.19%) Information Management
13 10 (7.19%) Load Balancing
14 9 (6.47%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.07%) SQL
2 7 (5.04%) Perl
2 7 (5.04%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.32%) VB
4 4 (2.88%) VBA
5 3 (2.16%) Java
5 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.16%) R
6 2 (1.44%) C#
6 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.72%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (14.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.95%) Degree
3 16 (11.51%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.76%) CISSP
6 7 (5.04%) AAT
7 6 (4.32%) CEH
7 6 (4.32%) CISM
8 4 (2.88%) CCA
9 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.16%) MCSE
9 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.16%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.44%) CCNA
10 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.44%) RHCE
10 2 (1.44%) RHCSA
10 2 (1.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (1.44%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.71%) SLA
2 7 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (3.60%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.60%) RMADS
4 4 (2.88%) COBIT
4 4 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.16%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.16%) ISO22301
6 2 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.44%) Val IT
7 1 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.72%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.72%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Firmware
2 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.44%) XenApp
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (6.47%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (5.76%) MOM
3 6 (4.32%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.88%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.16%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (2.16%) SCCM
6 2 (1.44%) Puppet
7 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.72%) QRadar
7 1 (0.72%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (12.23%) BMC
2 15 (10.79%) Oracle
3 10 (7.19%) Cisco
4 9 (6.47%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.47%) SolarWinds
5 8 (5.76%) F5
6 7 (5.04%) Juniper
6 7 (5.04%) Palo Alto
7 6 (4.32%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (4.32%) CA
7 6 (4.32%) HP
7 6 (4.32%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.60%) Remedy
9 4 (2.88%) Forcepoint
9 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.16%) Citrix
10 3 (2.16%) IBM
10 3 (2.16%) NetWitness
10 3 (2.16%) Qualys
11 2 (1.44%) FireEye
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