Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Operations Research skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Operations Research over the 6 months to 21 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 Research (or Operational Research)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 357 390
Rank change year-on-year -14 +33 -
Contract jobs citing Operations Research 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.007% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.008% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
South East median daily rate £430 - £350
England median daily rate £500 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Operations Research 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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,447 12,541 14,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.23% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,103 7,517 8,872
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £251
90th Percentile £585 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 506 624
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.21 £11.06 £11.86
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Operations Research
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Research in the South East

Operations Research
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 Research in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Research in the South East

Operations Research
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 Research in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Research in the South East

Operations Research
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 Research within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Surrey - 2 £430 -
Operations Research
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Operations Research 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 Research.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) R
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS EBI
1 2 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (100.00%) Master's Degree

Operations Research
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 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) SAS EBI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) R
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Master's Degree