Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 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
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 343 367
Rank change year-on-year +1 +24 -20
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 17 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 22
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.72% -2.65%
10th Percentile £300 £337 £363
90th Percentile £713 £564 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £43.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.86% -
England median hourly rate - £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +6.43% -

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 13256 15258 15866
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.56% 81.99% 80.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7704 9362 9147
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £561 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 535 561
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.72 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.38 £50.70 £47.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
% change year-on-year - +13.87% +6.86%

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Management in the South East

Operations Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Management in the South East

Operations Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Management in the South East over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operations Management in the South East

Operations Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Management in the South East

Operations Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 25 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
Thames Valley +5 12 £380 -4.70%
Berkshire +27 6 £388 -2.52%
Hampshire +5 5 £500 +11.11%
Oxfordshire -9 3 £288 -28.13%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £393 -
Operations Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) Service Management
3 8 (47.06%) ITSM
3 8 (47.06%) Incident Management
4 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (35.29%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
7 4 (23.53%) MSF
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) IT Governance
7 4 (23.53%) COBIT
7 4 (23.53%) Six Sigma
7 4 (23.53%) PMP
7 4 (23.53%) PMI Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
8 3 (17.65%) Information Security
8 3 (17.65%) MOF
8 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
9 2 (11.76%) Service Design
9 2 (11.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (11.76%) Line Management
9 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) RMADS
9 2 (11.76%) Analytics

Operations Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
1 1 (5.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Management Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Incident and Problem Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Major Incident Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.88%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Expert
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Flash
1 1 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) Service Management
3 8 (47.06%) Incident Management
3 8 (47.06%) ITSM
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
5 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
6 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
6 4 (23.53%) IT Governance
6 4 (23.53%) MSF
6 4 (23.53%) Six Sigma
7 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (17.65%) Information Security
7 3 (17.65%) MOF
7 3 (17.65%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Management
8 2 (11.76%) Line Management
8 2 (11.76%) Service Design
8 2 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) PMI Certification
2 4 (23.53%) PMP
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.88%) RHCE
3 1 (5.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (23.53%) COBIT
3 2 (11.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (11.76%) RMADS
3 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) EMC
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy
1 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
1 1 (5.88%) Sun
1 1 (5.88%) Veritas
1 1 (5.88%) VMware