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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 574 606 564
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -42
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 64 37 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.083% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 51
Median daily rate £420 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £388 £353
% change year-on-year
-4.51% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
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
44001 44737 42259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 79.69% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29186 28814 26448
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 £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1191 1229
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 26 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 1 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
England +33 64 £420 +8.38% 14
South East +22 23 £425 +9.67% 4
London 0 21 £488 +30.00% 3
North East - 16 £254 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 16 £254 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 £254 - 1
Surrey - 7 £425 -
Berkshire - 6 £230 - 3
Gatwick - 5 £365 -
West Sussex - 5 £365 -
Hampshire +6 4 £525 +33.33%
Camberley - 4 £428 -
Hertfordshire +17 2 - - 2
Essex +10 2 - - 1
East of England +7 2 - - 3
Redhill - 2 £380 -
Bracknell - 2 £160 -
Reading - 2 £300 - 1
City of London +30 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire +10 1 £413 +17.85%
South West +1 1 £450 -30.76%
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 £425 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £675 -
Abingdon - 1 £413 -
Manchester - 1 £425 -

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 53 (36.81%) ITIL
2 27 (18.75%) SAN
2 27 (18.75%) Finance
3 26 (18.06%) Change Management
4 25 (17.36%) Project Management
4 25 (17.36%) Unix
5 24 (16.67%) SLA
5 24 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 24 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 23 (15.97%) Security Cleared
7 22 (15.28%) Incident Management
8 20 (13.89%) Service Delivery
8 20 (13.89%) Service Management
8 20 (13.89%) Oracle
9 19 (13.19%) Performance Management
9 19 (13.19%) Degree
10 18 (12.50%) Service Design
11 17 (11.81%) SC Cleared
11 17 (11.81%) ITIL V3
11 17 (11.81%) Linux
11 17 (11.81%) Firewall
11 17 (11.81%) Information Security
12 16 (11.11%) Windows
12 16 (11.11%) SQL
12 16 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (9.03%) Data Protection
13 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (9.03%) BMC
13 13 (9.03%) Migration

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 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) MS Office
3 4 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.69%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.69%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) IaaS
1 5 (3.47%) PaaS
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.08%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.39%) Office 365
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.75%) SAN
2 17 (11.81%) Firewall
3 12 (8.33%) DNS
4 11 (7.64%) SSL
4 11 (7.64%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.94%) DHCP
5 10 (6.94%) LAN
5 10 (6.94%) WAN
6 9 (6.25%) BGP
6 9 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (6.25%) DDNS
6 9 (6.25%) DSL
6 9 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 9 (6.25%) IPsec
6 9 (6.25%) MPLS
6 9 (6.25%) OSPF
6 9 (6.25%) TACACS
6 9 (6.25%) Wireless
7 7 (4.86%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (4.17%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) DB2
3 4 (2.78%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.08%) Power BI
5 2 (1.39%) DocumentDB
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (18.75%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.17%) Legal
4 5 (3.47%) Retail
5 4 (2.78%) Banking
6 3 (2.08%) Automotive
6 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.08%) Publishing
7 2 (1.39%) Marketing
7 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) French Language
8 1 (0.69%) Front Office
8 1 (0.69%) German Language
8 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (15.97%) Analyst
2 10 (6.94%) Consultant
2 10 (6.94%) Network Engineer
3 9 (6.25%) Administrator
3 9 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 8 (5.56%) Architect
4 8 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 7 (4.86%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (4.86%) Operations Manager
5 7 (4.86%) Security Analyst
6 6 (4.17%) Solaris Administrator
7 5 (3.47%) IT Manager
7 5 (3.47%) IT Operations Manager
7 5 (3.47%) Project Manager
8 4 (2.78%) Coordinator
8 4 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (2.78%) Designer
8 4 (2.78%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 4 (2.78%) Storage Specialist
8 4 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.17%) Middleware
2 2 (1.39%) .NET
2 2 (1.39%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.39%) JSON
2 2 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.69%) ADO
3 1 (0.69%) EDI
3 1 (0.69%) OAuth
3 1 (0.69%) OpenID
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.69%) SAML
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.64%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (4.86%) PKI
6 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.78%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.08%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.39%) CMDB
9 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.69%) BBC
10 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.69%) Life Science
10 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.69%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.36%) Unix
2 17 (11.81%) Linux
3 16 (11.11%) Windows
4 9 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.56%) Solaris
6 3 (2.08%) AIX
6 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) HPUX
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.81%) ITIL
2 26 (18.06%) Change Management
3 25 (17.36%) Project Management
4 24 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 22 (15.28%) Incident Management
6 20 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 20 (13.89%) Service Management
7 19 (13.19%) Performance Management
8 18 (12.50%) Service Design
9 17 (11.81%) Information Security
9 17 (11.81%) ITIL V3
10 16 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (9.03%) Data Protection
11 13 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (9.03%) Migration
12 12 (8.33%) ITSM
13 11 (7.64%) Business Continuity
13 11 (7.64%) Risk Management
14 10 (6.94%) Information Management
14 10 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.11%) SQL
2 7 (4.86%) Perl
2 7 (4.86%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.17%) VB
4 4 (2.78%) VBA
5 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.08%) R
6 2 (1.39%) C#
6 2 (1.39%) Java
6 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.39%) Tcl
7 1 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.69%) PHP
7 1 (0.69%) Python
7 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.19%) Degree
3 17 (11.81%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.33%) AAT
5 9 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.56%) CISSP
7 6 (4.17%) CEH
7 6 (4.17%) CISM
8 5 (3.47%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.78%) CCA
9 4 (2.78%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.08%) MCSE
10 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.08%) PMP
11 2 (1.39%) CCNA
11 2 (1.39%) GCIA
11 2 (1.39%) GCIH
11 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.67%) SLA
2 7 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.47%) RMADS
4 4 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.08%) COBIT
5 3 (2.08%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.39%) ISO22301
6 2 (1.39%) Val IT
7 1 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.69%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.69%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.69%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.69%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (6.25%) Firmware
2 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.39%) XenApp
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) MOM
2 9 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.47%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.78%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.08%) SCCM
7 2 (1.39%) Netcool
7 2 (1.39%) Puppet
7 2 (1.39%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.69%) QRadar
8 1 (0.69%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.69%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (13.89%) Oracle
2 13 (9.03%) BMC
3 10 (6.94%) Cisco
3 10 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 8 (5.56%) F5
6 7 (4.86%) Juniper
6 7 (4.86%) Palo Alto
7 6 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (4.17%) CA
7 6 (4.17%) HP
7 6 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.47%) IBM
8 5 (3.47%) Sybase
8 5 (3.47%) VMware
9 3 (2.08%) Citrix
9 3 (2.08%) Forcepoint
9 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.08%) Remedy
10 2 (1.39%) AppSense
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