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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 114 -
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £381
% change year-on-year -0.53% -1.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1469 1860 1942
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.12% 80.00% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 1024 966
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Management in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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%) PMP
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) ITSM
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) IT Governance
1 4 (80.00%) COBIT
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (80.00%) MSF
2 3 (60.00%) MOF
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Velocity
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

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:

Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Management Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Expert
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) IT Governance
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITSM
1 4 (80.00%) MSF
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) MOF
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (80.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) COBIT
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 20000