Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 177 191
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14 -
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.040% 0.093% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.11% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Scotland median daily rate - £475 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +171.43% -
UK median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4228 3604 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.12% 83.60% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2107 2642
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 103
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Management in Scotland

Operations Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Management in Scotland

Operations Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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
Edinburgh -9 1 - - 1
Operations Management
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Operations Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland