The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank - 119 118
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.084% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £381 £353
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Operations Management
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2471 1823 1805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.88% 76.21% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1476 1147 980
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 72 125
Median hourly rate £24.00 £26.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £41.10 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Operations Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Management
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 4 (66.67%) Validation
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Data Validation
2 3 (50.00%) BT 21CN
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) ISO22301
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) BT 21CN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Head of IT
1 2 (33.33%) Head of IT Operations
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Validation
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix