Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 100 107
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.069% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.086% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Reading median daily rate £400 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -29.41% +8.97%
10th Percentile £375 £300 £413
90th Percentile £425 £300 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £428 £300 £475
% change year-on-year +42.50% -36.84% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1041 1164 1492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.36% 79.84% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 608 926
Reading median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £275 £227 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 82
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
% change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +78.38%

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Management in Reading

Operations Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Management in Reading

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

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Public Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement

Operations Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft