Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

Operations Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 164 172
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +8
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Berkshire median daily rate £428 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.50% -36.84% +35.71%
10th Percentile £383 £174 £405
90th Percentile £468 £460 £613
South East median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3441 3497 3877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.58% 81.34% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1796 1882 2144
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 131 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% -40.89% +77.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.45 £48.75 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Operations Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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
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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 2 £400 +33.33%
Operations Management
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) GitHub
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) DNS

Operations Management
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) GitHub
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft