Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 209 178
Rank change year-on-year +27 -31 -3
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.049% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.025% 0.059% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - -
England median daily rate £423 £469 £450
% change year-on-year -9.87% +4.17% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £30.75 -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3948 5128 3925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.96% 83.07% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2518 3069 2256
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 136 175
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.27
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Management in the West Midlands

Operations Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Management in the West Midlands

Operations Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Management in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Capita
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Presales

Operations Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Service Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Capita