The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Research skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 138 148 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.036% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+36.05% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Operations Research
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2349 2309 1959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.27% 82.11% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1657 1579 1299
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 55
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.80 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -14.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Operations Research Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Operations Research
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Operations Research Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Operations Research
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Research across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Operations Research Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Operations Research
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Research within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire -1 3 £500 +29.87%
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Operations Research 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Operations Research.

1 2 (66.67%) Postgraduate
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
1 2 (66.67%) SPSS
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Econometrics
1 2 (66.67%) Economics
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
1 2 (66.67%) Markov Chain
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Apache

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SPSS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
1 2 (66.67%) Economics
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Econometrics
1 2 (66.67%) Markov Chain
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat