The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 104 118 123
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.082% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.090% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.84% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.31 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +81.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1790 2214 2426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.55% 90.59% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 1129 1240
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 119 52
Median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Operations Engineer in the job title.

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Operations Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Operations Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 1 £300 -
Operations Engineer
South East

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Operations Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Electronics
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) DSL
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
2 1 (10.00%) L2TP
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) PPP
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) Telnet
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) SUSE
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel