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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Research over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Research (or Operational Research)
Rank 139 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.034% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £316
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.25
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
2377 1781 1549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.68% 75.98% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1109 843
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 51 63
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.90% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Operations Research
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Research across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
West Yorkshire - 1 £385 -
Operations Research
England

Operations Research
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Economics
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

Operations Research
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Economics
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree