Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 17 January 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 229 238
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 +59
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.057% 0.064% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.073% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
City of London median daily rate £238 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.82% +46.67% -
10th Percentile £212 £508 £232
90th Percentile £349 £613 £549
Central London median daily rate £325 £550 £400
% change year-on-year -40.91% +37.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,214 5,495 6,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.99% 87.82% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,955 4,373 4,811
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £332 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £668 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 50 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.13 £21.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.48% -2.57% +17.22%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.73 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.50 £55.00 £52.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £21.43
% change year-on-year +6.58% -11.35% +19.97%

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Operations Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Management in the City of London

Operations Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Management in the City of London

Operations Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operations Management in the City of London

Operations Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) LXC
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Workday
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Operations Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) LXC
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (25.00%) Workday