Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 20 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 732 730 769
Rank change year-on-year -2 +39 -34
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 82 142 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 99 58
England median daily rate £475 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.30% -0.78%
10th Percentile £328 £257 £330
90th Percentile £586 £578 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £416
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.17% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
England median hourly rate - £37.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.43% -
UK median hourly rate - £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -10.00% -

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 73961 84860 82624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.45% 83.59% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48785 56632 53263
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
10th Percentile £281 £269 £261
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1986 2337
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.74 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £47.79
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.82%

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Management in England

Operations Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Management in England

Operations Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Management in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operations Management in England

Operations Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Management in England

Operations Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
London +39 51 £500 - 6
South East +16 17 £400 -5.88% 3
North of England +34 7 £513 +88.07% 1
South West +6 4 £358 -20.56%
North East +33 3 £525 +112.12%
Midlands +17 3 £400 - 2
Yorkshire +31 2 - -
West Midlands +27 2 - - 2
North West +20 2 £450 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -4 1 £400 -
Operations Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 England region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 27 (32.93%) ITIL
2 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 21 (25.61%) Service Management
4 20 (24.39%) Finance
5 17 (20.73%) Project Management
5 17 (20.73%) Incident Management
6 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (15.85%) ITSM
8 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (14.63%) Windows
9 12 (14.63%) DevOps
10 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
10 10 (12.20%) Splunk
10 10 (12.20%) Banking
10 10 (12.20%) ServiceNow
11 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
11 9 (10.98%) DNS
11 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
11 9 (10.98%) Java
11 9 (10.98%) Change Management
12 8 (9.76%) Firewall
12 8 (9.76%) Business Continuity
12 8 (9.76%) Python
12 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
12 8 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
13 7 (8.54%) Office 365
13 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell

Operations Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.66%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.54%) Office 365
3 5 (6.10%) IaaS
4 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.66%) PaaS
6 2 (2.44%) SaaS
7 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) DNS
1 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.76%) Firewall
3 7 (8.54%) VPN
4 4 (4.88%) DHCP
4 4 (4.88%) DMZ
4 4 (4.88%) HTTP
4 4 (4.88%) Network Security
4 4 (4.88%) SSL
5 3 (3.66%) IPsec
5 3 (3.66%) SAN
6 2 (2.44%) Internet
6 2 (2.44%) Skype
7 1 (1.22%) Converged Networks
7 1 (1.22%) LAN
7 1 (1.22%) LDAP
7 1 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.22%) VoIP
7 1 (1.22%) WAN
7 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) Big Data
2 3 (3.66%) Data Lake
2 3 (3.66%) DocumentDB
3 2 (2.44%) GIS
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Rational Application Developer
1 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Retail
4 5 (6.10%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Back Office
5 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.22%) Billing
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.07%) Consultant
2 11 (13.41%) Service Manager
3 10 (12.20%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.98%) Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Incident Manager
6 6 (7.32%) IT Manager
7 5 (6.10%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Operations Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Azure Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Azure DevOps
8 4 (4.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Management Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Service Operations Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) .NET
2 5 (6.10%) J2EE
2 5 (6.10%) Web Services
3 2 (2.44%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.22%) Flash
4 1 (1.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) CMDB
3 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.44%) Biotechnology
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.44%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.44%) Life Science
4 2 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Linux
3 4 (4.88%) Unix
3 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.66%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.66%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) ITIL
2 21 (25.61%) Service Management
3 17 (20.73%) Incident Management
3 17 (20.73%) Project Management
4 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.85%) ITSM
5 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.63%) DevOps
7 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
8 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.98%) Change Management
9 8 (9.76%) Business Continuity
9 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
10 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.32%) Analytics
11 6 (7.32%) CRM
11 6 (7.32%) Data Protection
11 6 (7.32%) ITIL V3
11 6 (7.32%) Migration
11 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) Java
2 8 (9.76%) Python
3 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.10%) C
4 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.10%) Ruby
4 5 (6.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.32%) PMP
2 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.66%) CISSP
4 3 (3.66%) Degree
5 2 (2.44%) CCDP
5 2 (2.44%) CCNP
5 2 (2.44%) CCSP
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.44%) CISM
6 1 (1.22%) CEH
6 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) GCIA
6 1 (1.22%) GCIH
6 1 (1.22%) ISEB
6 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.22%) RHCE
6 1 (1.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (4.88%) COBIT
2 4 (4.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.88%) RMADS
2 4 (4.88%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.44%) QA
4 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Ansible
1 6 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.88%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.88%) Puppet
3 3 (3.66%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.66%) SCOM
4 2 (2.44%) Rsyslog
5 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.22%) Nagios
5 1 (1.22%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.22%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (1.22%) SCCM
5 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) ServiceNow
2 10 (12.20%) Splunk
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco
4 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.88%) HP
5 4 (4.88%) MobileIron
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle
5 4 (4.88%) VMware
6 3 (3.66%) Adobe
6 3 (3.66%) Apple
6 3 (3.66%) EMC
6 3 (3.66%) New Relic
6 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.44%) Sun
8 1 (1.22%) Altiris
8 1 (1.22%) IBM
8 1 (1.22%) Progress
8 1 (1.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.22%) Veritas
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