The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Operations Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Management
South East / Berkshire
Rank 96 121 124
Rank change year-on-year +25 +3  
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £325 £400 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -17.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +13.23% -2.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +22.85%  

Operations Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1492 1969 2182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.56% 80.33% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 1017 1138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 54
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £85.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Operations Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Management in Berkshire

Operations Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Management in Berkshire

Operations Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Management in Berkshire

Operations Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +22 5 £325 -18.75%
Operations Management
South East

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 4 (66.67%) COBIT
2 4 (66.67%) MSF
2 4 (66.67%) PMP
2 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (50.00%) MOF
4 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
5 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) Velocity

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Management Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Expert
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) MSF
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) MOF
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 4 (66.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) COBIT
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft